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Rutabagas vs. Eggplant — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Rutabagas and Eggplant

  • Rutabagas are richer in Vitamin C, yet Eggplant is richer in Copper.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin C from Rutabagas is 25% higher.
  • Rutabagas contain 5 times more Calcium than Eggplant. Rutabagas contain 43mg of Calcium, while Eggplant contains 9mg.

Food types used in this article are Rutabagas, 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 +377.8%
Contains more Iron +91.3%
Contains more Magnesium +42.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +120.8%
Contains more Potassium +33.2%
Contains more Zinc +50%
Contains more Selenium +133.3%
Contains less Sodium -83.3%
Contains more Copper +153.1%
Contains more Manganese +77.1%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 13% 17% 15% 23% 27% 2% 7% 11% 18% 4%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 3% 9% 10% 11% 21% 1% 5% 27% 31% 2%
Contains more Calcium +377.8%
Contains more Iron +91.3%
Contains more Magnesium +42.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +120.8%
Contains more Potassium +33.2%
Contains more Zinc +50%
Contains more Selenium +133.3%
Contains less Sodium -83.3%
Contains more Copper +153.1%
Contains more Manganese +77.1%

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 C +1036.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +130.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +19%
Contains more Choline +104.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +1050%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +75.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +1066.7%
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.3
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.037
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.649
Equal in Folate - 22
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 1% 6% 0% 84% 23% 10% 14% 10% 24% 16% 0% 8% 1%
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 C +1036.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +130.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +19%
Contains more Choline +104.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +1050%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +75.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +1066.7%
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.3
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.037
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.649
Equal in Folate - 22

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +10.2%
Contains more Carbs +46.6%
Contains more Fats +12.5%
Equal in Protein - 0.98
Equal in Water - 92.3
Equal in Other - 0.66
9% 89%
Protein: 1.08 g
Fats: 0.16 g
Carbs: 8.62 g
Water: 89.43 g
Other: 0.71 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 +10.2%
Contains more Carbs +46.6%
Contains more Fats +12.5%
Equal in Protein - 0.98
Equal in Water - 92.3
Equal in Other - 0.66

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -20.6%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +56.3%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +15.8%
19% 18% 63%
Saturated Fat: 0.027 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.025 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.088 g
27% 13% 60%
Saturated Fat: 0.034 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.016 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.076 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -20.6%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +56.3%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +15.8%

Carbohydrate type comparison

Carbohydrate type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Starch +∞%
Contains more Sucrose +103.8%
Contains more Glucose +45.6%
Contains more Maltose +∞%
Equal in Fructose - 1.54
8% 11% 47% 33%
Starch: 0.4 g
Sucrose: 0.53 g
Glucose: 2.3 g
Fructose: 1.61 g
Lactose: 0 g
Maltose: 0.02 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 Starch +∞%
Contains more Sucrose +103.8%
Contains more Glucose +45.6%
Contains more Maltose +∞%
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.
Rutabagas 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 Rutabagas Eggplant Opinion
Net carbs 6.32g 2.88g Rutabagas
Protein 1.08g 0.98g Rutabagas
Fats 0.16g 0.18g Eggplant
Carbs 8.62g 5.88g Rutabagas
Calories 37kcal 25kcal Rutabagas
Starch 0.4g Rutabagas
Fructose 1.61g 1.54g Rutabagas
Sugar 4.46g 3.53g Eggplant
Fiber 2.3g 3g Eggplant
Calcium 43mg 9mg Rutabagas
Iron 0.44mg 0.23mg Rutabagas
Magnesium 20mg 14mg Rutabagas
Phosphorus 53mg 24mg Rutabagas
Potassium 305mg 229mg Rutabagas
Sodium 12mg 2mg Eggplant
Zinc 0.24mg 0.16mg Rutabagas
Copper 0.032mg 0.081mg Eggplant
Manganese 0.131mg 0.232mg Eggplant
Selenium 0.7µg 0.3µg Rutabagas
Vitamin A 2IU 23IU Eggplant
Vitamin A RAE 0µg 1µg Eggplant
Vitamin E 0.3mg 0.3mg
Vitamin C 25mg 2.2mg Rutabagas
Vitamin B1 0.09mg 0.039mg Rutabagas
Vitamin B2 0.04mg 0.037mg Rutabagas
Vitamin B3 0.7mg 0.649mg Rutabagas
Vitamin B5 0.16mg 0.281mg Eggplant
Vitamin B6 0.1mg 0.084mg Rutabagas
Folate 21µg 22µg Eggplant
Choline 14.1mg 6.9mg Rutabagas
Vitamin K 0.3µg 3.5µg Eggplant
Tryptophan 0.009mg Eggplant
Threonine 0.037mg Eggplant
Isoleucine 0.045mg Eggplant
Leucine 0.064mg Eggplant
Lysine 0.047mg Eggplant
Methionine 0.011mg Eggplant
Phenylalanine 0.043mg Eggplant
Valine 0.053mg Eggplant
Histidine 0.023mg Eggplant
Saturated Fat 0.027g 0.034g Rutabagas
Monounsaturated Fat 0.025g 0.016g Rutabagas
Polyunsaturated fat 0.088g 0.076g Rutabagas

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Rutabagas 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
15%
Rutabagas
8%
Eggplant
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
13%
Rutabagas
12%
Eggplant

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Rutabagas
Rutabagas is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Rutabagas
Rutabagas is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.007g)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Eggplant
Eggplant is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.93g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Eggplant
Eggplant contains less Sodium (difference - 10mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Eggplant
Eggplant is lower in glycemic index (difference - 42)
Which food is cheaper?
Eggplant
Eggplant is cheaper (difference - $2.3)
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. Rutabagas - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168454/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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