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Red cabbage vs. Eggplant — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Red cabbage and Eggplant

  • Red cabbage has more Vitamin C, Vitamin K, Vitamin B6, Iron, and Vitamin A RAE, while Eggplant has more Copper.
  • Red cabbage's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 61% higher.
  • Eggplant contains 56 times less Vitamin A RAE than Red cabbage. Red cabbage contains 56µg of Vitamin A RAE, while Eggplant contains 1µg.

The food types used in this comparison are Cabbage, red, 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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Calcium +400%
Contains more Iron +247.8%
Contains more Magnesium +14.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +25%
Contains more Zinc +37.5%
Contains more Selenium +100%
Contains less Sodium -92.6%
Contains more Copper +376.5%
Equal in Potassium - 229
Equal in Manganese - 0.232
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 14% 30% 12% 13% 22% 4% 6% 6% 32% 4%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 3% 9% 10% 11% 21% 1% 5% 27% 31% 2%
Contains more Calcium +400%
Contains more Iron +247.8%
Contains more Magnesium +14.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +25%
Contains more Zinc +37.5%
Contains more Selenium +100%
Contains less Sodium -92.6%
Contains more Copper +376.5%
Equal in Potassium - 229
Equal in Manganese - 0.232

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
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Contains more Vitamin A +4752.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +2490.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +64.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +86.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +148.8%
Contains more Choline +147.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +991.4%
Contains more Vitamin E +172.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +55.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +91.2%
Contains more Folate +22.2%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 67% 3% 0% 190% 16% 16% 8% 9% 49% 14% 0% 10% 96%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 2% 6% 0% 8% 10% 9% 13% 17% 20% 17% 0% 4% 9%
Contains more Vitamin A +4752.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +2490.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +64.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +86.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +148.8%
Contains more Choline +147.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +991.4%
Contains more Vitamin E +172.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +55.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +91.2%
Contains more Folate +22.2%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +45.9%
Contains more Carbs +25.3%
Contains more Fats +12.5%
Equal in Water - 92.3
Equal in Other - 0.66
7% 90%
Protein: 1.43 g
Fats: 0.16 g
Carbs: 7.37 g
Water: 90.39 g
Other: 0.65 g
6% 92%
Protein: 0.98 g
Fats: 0.18 g
Carbs: 5.88 g
Water: 92.3 g
Other: 0.66 g
Contains more Protein +45.9%
Contains more Carbs +25.3%
Contains more Fats +12.5%
Equal in Water - 92.3
Equal in Other - 0.66

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -38.2%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +33.3%
Equal in Polyunsaturated fat - 0.076
19% 11% 71%
Saturated Fat: 0.021 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.012 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.08 g
27% 13% 60%
Saturated Fat: 0.034 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.016 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.076 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -38.2%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +33.3%
Equal in Polyunsaturated fat - 0.076

Carbohydrate type comparison

Carbohydrate type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Sucrose +130.8%
Contains more Glucose +10.1%
Equal in Glucose - 1.58
Equal in Fructose - 1.54
16% 46% 39%
Starch: 0 g
Sucrose: 0.6 g
Glucose: 1.74 g
Fructose: 1.48 g
Lactose: 0 g
Maltose: 0 g
Galactose: 0 g
8% 47% 46%
Starch: 0 g
Sucrose: 0.26 g
Glucose: 1.58 g
Fructose: 1.54 g
Lactose: 0 g
Maltose: 0 g
Galactose: 0 g
Contains more Sucrose +130.8%
Contains more Glucose +10.1%
Equal in Glucose - 1.58
Equal in Fructose - 1.54

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Red cabbage Eggplant
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Red cabbage Eggplant Opinion
Net carbs 5.27g 2.88g Red cabbage
Protein 1.43g 0.98g Red cabbage
Fats 0.16g 0.18g Eggplant
Carbs 7.37g 5.88g Red cabbage
Calories 31kcal 25kcal Red cabbage
Fructose 1.48g 1.54g Eggplant
Sugar 3.83g 3.53g Eggplant
Fiber 2.1g 3g Eggplant
Calcium 45mg 9mg Red cabbage
Iron 0.8mg 0.23mg Red cabbage
Magnesium 16mg 14mg Red cabbage
Phosphorus 30mg 24mg Red cabbage
Potassium 243mg 229mg Red cabbage
Sodium 27mg 2mg Eggplant
Zinc 0.22mg 0.16mg Red cabbage
Copper 0.017mg 0.081mg Eggplant
Manganese 0.243mg 0.232mg Red cabbage
Selenium 0.6µg 0.3µg Red cabbage
Vitamin A 1116IU 23IU Red cabbage
Vitamin A RAE 56µg 1µg Red cabbage
Vitamin E 0.11mg 0.3mg Eggplant
Vitamin C 57mg 2.2mg Red cabbage
Vitamin B1 0.064mg 0.039mg Red cabbage
Vitamin B2 0.069mg 0.037mg Red cabbage
Vitamin B3 0.418mg 0.649mg Eggplant
Vitamin B5 0.147mg 0.281mg Eggplant
Vitamin B6 0.209mg 0.084mg Red cabbage
Folate 18µg 22µg Eggplant
Choline 17.1mg 6.9mg Red cabbage
Vitamin K 38.2µg 3.5µg Red cabbage
Tryptophan 0.012mg 0.009mg Red cabbage
Threonine 0.039mg 0.037mg Red cabbage
Isoleucine 0.034mg 0.045mg Eggplant
Leucine 0.046mg 0.064mg Eggplant
Lysine 0.049mg 0.047mg Red cabbage
Methionine 0.014mg 0.011mg Red cabbage
Phenylalanine 0.036mg 0.043mg Eggplant
Valine 0.048mg 0.053mg Eggplant
Histidine 0.024mg 0.023mg Red cabbage
Saturated Fat 0.021g 0.034g Red cabbage
Monounsaturated Fat 0.012g 0.016g Eggplant
Polyunsaturated fat 0.08g 0.076g Red cabbage

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Red cabbage Eggplant
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
36%
Red cabbage
8%
Eggplant
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
14%
Red cabbage
12%
Eggplant

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Red cabbage
Red cabbage is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Red cabbage
Red cabbage is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.013g)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Eggplant
Eggplant is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.3g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Eggplant
Eggplant contains less Sodium (difference - 25mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Eggplant
Eggplant is lower in glycemic index (difference - 2)
Which food is cheaper?
Eggplant
Eggplant is cheaper (difference - $0.1)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
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.

References

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Red cabbage - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169977/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.

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