Artichoke vs. Eggplant

Nutrition comparison of Artichoke and Eggplant


Ever wonder how your favorite foods stack up against each other in terms of nutrition?

We compared the nutritional contents of artichoke versus eggplant (100g each) below using 2020 USDA and NIH data[1].

For a quick recap of significant nutrients and differences in artichoke and eggplant:

  • Both artichoke and eggplant are high in dietary fiber and potassium.
  • Artichoke has more folate.
  • Artichoke has signficantly more Vitamin C than eggplant.
  • Artichoke is a great source of calcium.
Detailed nutritional comparison of artichoke and eggplant is analyzed below. You can also visualize the nutritional comparison for a custom portion or serving size and see how the nutrition compares.

USDA sources for nutritional information: Artichoke (Artichokes, (globe or french), raw) and Eggplant (Eggplant, raw) . Have a correction or suggestions? Shoot us an email.


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Calories and Carbs

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Eggplant has 47% less calories than artichoke - artichoke has 47 calories per 100 grams and eggplant has 25 calories.

For macronutrient ratios, artichoke is heavier in protein, lighter in carbs and similar to eggplant for fat. Artichoke has a macronutrient ratio of 23:74:3 and for eggplant, 14:82:4 for protein, carbohydrates and fat from calories.

Macro Ratios from Calories:

Artichoke Eggplant
Protein 23% 14%
Carbohydrates 74% 82%
Fat 3% 4%
Alcohol ~ ~

carbohydrates

Artichoke and eggplant contain similar amounts carbs - artichoke has 10.5g of total carbs per 100 grams and eggplant has 5.9g of carbohydrates.

dietary fiber

Both artichoke and eggplant are high in dietary fiber. Artichoke has 80% more dietary fiber than eggplant - artichoke has 5.4g of dietary fiber per 100 grams and eggplant has 3g of dietary fiber.

sugar

Artichoke and eggplant contain similar amounts of sugar - artichoke has 0.99g of sugar per 100 grams and eggplant has 3.5g of sugar.



Protein

protein

Artichoke has 234% more protein than eggplant - artichoke has 3.3g of protein per 100 grams and eggplant has 0.98g of protein.

Fat

saturated fat

Both artichoke and eggplant are low in saturated fat - artichoke has 0.04g of saturated fat per 100 grams and eggplant has 0.03g of saturated fat.

Vitamins

Vitamin C

Artichoke has signficantly more Vitamin C than eggplant - artichoke has 11.7mg of Vitamin C per 100 grams and eggplant has 2.2mg of Vitamin C.

Vitamin A

Artichoke and eggplant contain similar amounts of Vitamin A - artichoke has 1ug of Vitamin A per 100 grams and eggplant has 1ug of Vitamin A.

Vitamin E

Artichoke and eggplant contain similar amounts of Vitamin E - artichoke has 0.19mg of Vitamin E per 100 grams and eggplant has 0.3mg of Vitamin E.

Vitamin K

Artichoke and eggplant contain similar amounts of Vitamin K - artichoke has 14.8ug of Vitamin K per 100 grams and eggplant has 3.5ug of Vitamin K.

The B Vitamins

Artichoke has more folate. Both artichoke and eggplant contain significant amounts of thiamin, riboflavin, niacin, pantothenic acid and Vitamin B6.

Artichoke Eggplant
Thiamin 0.072 MG 0.039 MG
Riboflavin 0.066 MG 0.037 MG
Niacin 1.046 MG 0.649 MG
Pantothenic acid 0.338 MG 0.281 MG
Vitamin B6 0.116 MG 0.084 MG
Folate 68 UG 22 UG

Minerals

calcium

Artichoke is a great source of calcium and it has 389% more calcium than eggplant - artichoke has 44mg of calcium per 100 grams and eggplant has 9mg of calcium.

iron

Artichoke has 457% more iron than eggplant - artichoke has 1.3mg of iron per 100 grams and eggplant has 0.23mg of iron.

potassium

Both artichoke and eggplant are high in potassium. Artichoke has 62% more potassium than eggplant - artichoke has 370mg of potassium per 100 grams and eggplant has 229mg of potassium.

Antioxidants and Phytonutrients

flavonoids

Naturally occuring in fruits and vegetables, flavonoids are associated with many health benefits and used in a variety of medicinal and pharmaceutical applications. [2][3]

For specific flavonoid compounds,

Artichoke Eggplant
apigenin 7.48 mg ~
luteolin 2.3 mg ~
Quercetin ~ 0.04 mg

carotenoids

Carotenoids are micronutrients commonly found in plants and some animal products. An example is beta-carotene, the notable carotenoid which is a popular source of Vitamin A.[4][5]

For specific types of carotenoids, both artichoke and eggplant contain small amounts of beta-carotene.

Artichoke Eggplant
beta-carotene 8 UG 14 UG
lutein + zeaxanthin 464 UG 36 UG

Omega-3 and Omega-6

omega 3s

For omega-3 fatty acids, both artichoke and eggplant contain significant amounts of alpha linoleic acid (ALA).

Artichoke Eggplant
alpha linoleic acid 0.017 G 0.013 G
Total 0.017 G 0.013 G

omega 6s

Comparing omega-6 fatty acids, both artichoke and eggplant contain significant amounts of linoleic acid.

Artichoke Eggplant
linoleic acid 0.046 G 0.063 G
Total 0.046 G 0.063 G



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The comparison below is by common portions, e.g. cups, packages. You can also see a more concrete comparison by weight at equal weight (by grams) comparison.

Note: The specific food items compared are: Artichoke (Artichokes, (globe or french), raw) and Eggplant (Eggplant, raw) .

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