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Pumpkin vs Eggplant - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Pumpkin and Eggplant

  • Pumpkin has more Vitamin A, Vitamin C, Iron, Vitamin B2, Copper, and Vitamin E , while Eggplant has more Fiber.
  • Pumpkin's daily need coverage for Vitamin A is 47% higher.
  • Eggplant contains 4 times less Vitamin C than Pumpkin. Pumpkin contains 9mg of Vitamin C, while Eggplant contains 2.2mg.

The food types used in this comparison are Pumpkin, raw and Eggplant, raw.

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Mineral Comparison

Mineral comparison score is based on the number of minerals by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Contains more Iron +247.8%
Contains more Calcium +133.3%
Contains more Potassium +48.5%
Contains more Copper +56.8%
Contains more Zinc +100%
Contains more Phosphorus +83.3%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Magnesium +16.7%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 30% 7% 30% 9% 43% 9% 19% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 9% 3% 21% 10% 27% 5% 11% 1%
Contains more Iron +247.8%
Contains more Calcium +133.3%
Contains more Potassium +48.5%
Contains more Copper +56.8%
Contains more Zinc +100%
Contains more Phosphorus +83.3%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Magnesium +16.7%

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
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Contains more Vitamin C +309.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +36913%
Contains more Vitamin E +253.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +28.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +197.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +37.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +218.2%
Contains more Folate +37.5%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.649
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.281
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 30% 511% 22% 0% 13% 26% 12% 18% 15% 0% 3% 12%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 8% 2% 6% 0% 10% 9% 13% 17% 20% 0% 9% 17%
Contains more Vitamin C +309.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +36913%
Contains more Vitamin E +253.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +28.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +197.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +37.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +218.2%
Contains more Folate +37.5%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.649
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.281

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

The summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfills human daily needs, the more the summary score is.
Vitamin Summary Score
55
Pumpkin
9
Eggplant
Mineral Summary Score
18
Pumpkin
10
Eggplant

Macronutrients Comparison

Macronutrient comparison charts compare the amount of protein, total fats, and total carbohydrates in 300 grams of the food. The displayed values show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of food.
Protein
6%
Pumpkin
6%
Eggplant
Carbohydrates
7%
Pumpkin
6%
Eggplant
Fats
0%
Pumpkin
1%
Eggplant

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Pumpkin Eggplant
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in price Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

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Pumpkin Eggplant
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Pumpkin
Pumpkin is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.77g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Pumpkin
Pumpkin contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Pumpkin
Pumpkin is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Eggplant
Eggplant is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.018g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Eggplant
Eggplant is lower in glycemic index (difference - 34)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($0.2)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be stated which food is richer in vitamins. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Pumpkin Eggplant Opinion
Calories 26 25 Pumpkin
Protein 1 0.98 Pumpkin
Fats 0.1 0.18 Eggplant
Vitamin C 9 2.2 Pumpkin
Carbs 6.5 5.88 Pumpkin
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.8 0.23 Pumpkin
Calcium 21 9 Pumpkin
Potassium 340 229 Pumpkin
Magnesium 12 14 Eggplant
Sugar 2.76 3.53 Pumpkin
Fiber 0.5 3 Eggplant
Copper 0.127 0.081 Pumpkin
Zinc 0.32 0.16 Pumpkin
Starch
Phosphorus 44 24 Pumpkin
Sodium 1 2 Pumpkin
Vitamin A 8513 23 Pumpkin
Vitamin E 1.06 0.3 Pumpkin
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.05 0.039 Pumpkin
Vitamin B2 0.11 0.037 Pumpkin
Vitamin B3 0.6 0.649 Eggplant
Vitamin B5 0.298 0.281 Pumpkin
Vitamin B6 0.061 0.084 Eggplant
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 1.1 3.5 Eggplant
Folate 16 22 Eggplant
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.052 0.034 Eggplant
Monounsaturated Fat 0.013 0.016 Eggplant
Polyunsaturated fat 0.005 0.076 Eggplant
Tryptophan 0.012 0.009 Pumpkin
Threonine 0.029 0.037 Eggplant
Isoleucine 0.031 0.045 Eggplant
Leucine 0.046 0.064 Eggplant
Lysine 0.054 0.047 Pumpkin
Methionine 0.011 0.011
Phenylalanine 0.032 0.043 Eggplant
Valine 0.035 0.053 Eggplant
Histidine 0.016 0.023 Eggplant
Fructose 1.54 Eggplant

References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented separately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links to the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Pumpkin - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168448/nutrients
  2. Eggplant - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169228/nutrients

All the Daily Values are presented for males aged 31-50, for 2000 calorie diets.

Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.