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Vegetable vs. Eggplant — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Vegetable and Eggplant

  • Eggplant has less Vitamin A RAE, Vitamin K, Iron, Manganese, Vitamin B2, and Fiber than Vegetable.
  • Vegetable covers your daily need of Vitamin A RAE 24% more than Eggplant.
  • Vegetable has 7 times more Vitamin K than Eggplant. While Vegetable has 23.5µg of Vitamin K, Eggplant has only 3.5µg.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Vegetables, mixed, frozen, cooked, boiled, drained, without salt 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 +177.8%
Contains more Iron +256.5%
Contains more Magnesium +57.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +112.5%
Contains more Zinc +206.3%
Contains more Manganese +63.4%
Contains more Potassium +35.5%
Contains less Sodium -94.3%
Equal in Copper - 0.081
Equal in Selenium - 0.3
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 8% 31% 16% 22% 15% 5% 14% 28% 50% 2%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 3% 9% 10% 11% 21% 1% 5% 27% 31% 2%
Contains more Calcium +177.8%
Contains more Iron +256.5%
Contains more Magnesium +57.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +112.5%
Contains more Zinc +206.3%
Contains more Manganese +63.4%
Contains more Potassium +35.5%
Contains less Sodium -94.3%
Equal in Copper - 0.081
Equal in Selenium - 0.3

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 +18495.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +26.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +45.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +82.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +224.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +31.1%
Contains more Choline +249.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +571.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +86.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +13.5%
Contains more Folate +15.8%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 257% 8% 0% 11% 18% 28% 16% 10% 18% 15% 0% 14% 59%
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 +18495.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +26.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +45.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +82.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +224.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +31.1%
Contains more Choline +249.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +571.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +86.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +13.5%
Contains more Folate +15.8%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +191.8%
Contains more Carbs +122.6%
Contains more Fats +20%
Contains more Water +10.9%
Equal in Other - 0.66
3% 13% 83%
Protein: 2.86 g
Fats: 0.15 g
Carbs: 13.09 g
Water: 83.23 g
Other: 0.67 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 +191.8%
Contains more Carbs +122.6%
Contains more Fats +20%
Contains more Water +10.9%
Equal in Other - 0.66

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +60%
Equal in Saturated Fat - 0.034
Equal in Polyunsaturated fat - 0.076
27% 9% 64%
Saturated Fat: 0.031 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.01 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.072 g
27% 13% 60%
Saturated Fat: 0.034 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.016 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.076 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +60%
Equal in Saturated Fat - 0.034
Equal in Polyunsaturated fat - 0.076

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Vegetable Eggplant Opinion
Net carbs 8.69g 2.88g Vegetable
Protein 2.86g 0.98g Vegetable
Fats 0.15g 0.18g Eggplant
Carbs 13.09g 5.88g Vegetable
Calories 65kcal 25kcal Vegetable
Fructose 1.54g Eggplant
Sugar 3.12g 3.53g Vegetable
Fiber 4.4g 3g Vegetable
Calcium 25mg 9mg Vegetable
Iron 0.82mg 0.23mg Vegetable
Magnesium 22mg 14mg Vegetable
Phosphorus 51mg 24mg Vegetable
Potassium 169mg 229mg Eggplant
Sodium 35mg 2mg Eggplant
Zinc 0.49mg 0.16mg Vegetable
Copper 0.083mg 0.081mg Vegetable
Manganese 0.379mg 0.232mg Vegetable
Selenium 0.3µg 0.3µg
Vitamin A 4277IU 23IU Vegetable
Vitamin A RAE 214µg 1µg Vegetable
Vitamin E 0.38mg 0.3mg Vegetable
Vitamin C 3.2mg 2.2mg Vegetable
Vitamin B1 0.071mg 0.039mg Vegetable
Vitamin B2 0.12mg 0.037mg Vegetable
Vitamin B3 0.851mg 0.649mg Vegetable
Vitamin B5 0.151mg 0.281mg Eggplant
Vitamin B6 0.074mg 0.084mg Eggplant
Folate 19µg 22µg Eggplant
Choline 24.1mg 6.9mg Vegetable
Vitamin K 23.5µg 3.5µg Vegetable
Tryptophan 0.029mg 0.009mg Vegetable
Threonine 0.115mg 0.037mg Vegetable
Isoleucine 0.139mg 0.045mg Vegetable
Leucine 0.19mg 0.064mg Vegetable
Lysine 0.17mg 0.047mg Vegetable
Methionine 0.034mg 0.011mg Vegetable
Phenylalanine 0.12mg 0.043mg Vegetable
Valine 0.149mg 0.053mg Vegetable
Histidine 0.073mg 0.023mg Vegetable
Saturated Fat 0.031g 0.034g Vegetable
Monounsaturated Fat 0.01g 0.016g Eggplant
Polyunsaturated fat 0.072g 0.076g Eggplant

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Vegetable 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
35%
Vegetable
8%
Eggplant
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
19%
Vegetable
12%
Eggplant

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Vegetable
Vegetable is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.41g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Vegetable
Vegetable is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.003g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Vegetable
Vegetable is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Vegetable
Vegetable is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
Eggplant
Eggplant contains less Sodium (difference - 33mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Eggplant
Eggplant is lower in glycemic index (difference - 36)
Which food is cheaper?
Eggplant
Eggplant is cheaper (difference - $0.3)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

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. Vegetable - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170472/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.