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Yam vs Eggplant - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Yam and Eggplant

  • The amount of Potassium, Vitamin C, Vitamin B6, Copper, Manganese, and Vitamin B1 in Yam is higher than in Eggplant.
  • Yam covers your daily Potassium needs 17% more than Eggplant.
  • Eggplant has 8 times less Vitamin C than Yam. Yam has 17.1mg of Vitamin C, while Eggplant has 2.2mg.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Yam, 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
Yam
7
:
Contains more Iron +134.8%
Contains more Calcium +88.9%
Contains more Potassium +256.3%
Contains more Magnesium +50%
Contains more Copper +119.8%
Contains more Zinc +50%
Contains more Phosphorus +129.2%
Contains less Sodium -77.8%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 21% 6% 72% 15% 60% 7% 24% 2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 9% 3% 21% 10% 27% 5% 11% 1%
Contains more Iron +134.8%
Contains more Calcium +88.9%
Contains more Potassium +256.3%
Contains more Magnesium +50%
Contains more Copper +119.8%
Contains more Zinc +50%
Contains more Phosphorus +129.2%
Contains less Sodium -77.8%

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
Yam
7
:
Contains more Vitamin C +677.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +500%
Contains more Vitamin E +16.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +187.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +11.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +248.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +15.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +17.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +52.2%
Equal in Folate - 22
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 57% 9% 7% 0% 28% 8% 11% 19% 68% 0% 6% 18%
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 +677.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +500%
Contains more Vitamin E +16.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +187.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +11.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +248.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +15.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +17.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +52.2%
Equal in Folate - 22

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.
Yam Eggplant
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in price Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Yam Eggplant Opinion
Calories 118kcal 25kcal Yam
Protein 1.53g 0.98g Yam
Fats 0.17g 0.18g Eggplant
Vitamin C 17.1mg 2.2mg Yam
Net carbs 23.78g 2.88g Yam
Carbs 27.88g 5.88g Yam
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Iron 0.54mg 0.23mg Yam
Calcium 17mg 9mg Yam
Potassium 816mg 229mg Yam
Magnesium 21mg 14mg Yam
Sugar 0.5g 3.53g Yam
Fiber 4.1g 3g Yam
Copper 0.178mg 0.081mg Yam
Zinc 0.24mg 0.16mg Yam
Starch g g
Phosphorus 55mg 24mg Yam
Sodium 9mg 2mg Eggplant
Vitamin A 138IU 23IU Yam
Vitamin E 0.35mg 0.3mg Yam
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin B1 0.112mg 0.039mg Yam
Vitamin B2 0.032mg 0.037mg Eggplant
Vitamin B3 0.552mg 0.649mg Eggplant
Vitamin B5 0.314mg 0.281mg Yam
Vitamin B6 0.293mg 0.084mg Yam
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 2.3µg 3.5µg Eggplant
Folate 23µg 22µg Yam
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.037g 0.034g Eggplant
Monounsaturated Fat 0.006g 0.016g Eggplant
Polyunsaturated fat 0.076g 0.076g
Tryptophan 0.012mg 0.009mg Yam
Threonine 0.054mg 0.037mg Yam
Isoleucine 0.052mg 0.045mg Yam
Leucine 0.096mg 0.064mg Yam
Lysine 0.059mg 0.047mg Yam
Methionine 0.021mg 0.011mg Yam
Phenylalanine 0.071mg 0.043mg Yam
Valine 0.062mg 0.053mg Yam
Histidine 0.034mg 0.023mg Yam
Fructose g 1.54g Eggplant

Which food is preferable for your diet?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Yam Eggplant
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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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
19
Yam
9
Eggplant
Mineral Summary Score
25
Yam
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
9%
Yam
6%
Eggplant
Carbohydrates
28%
Yam
6%
Eggplant
Fats
1%
Yam
1%
Eggplant

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Yam
Yam is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Yam
Yam is lower in Sugar (difference - 3.03g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Yam
Yam is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
Eggplant
Eggplant contains less Sodium (difference - 7mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Eggplant
Eggplant is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.003g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Eggplant
Eggplant is lower in glycemic index (difference - 21)
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)

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. Yam - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170071/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.