Eggplant vs Potato: All Nutritional Differences

Where is more calories, protein, carbs - what is more healthy?

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Eggplant - calories, kcal, weight, nutrition
Potato - calories, kcal, weight, nutrition

Fact 1: There is Less Calories in Eggplant

At first glance, you can see that in eggplant is much less calories than in potato.

Eggplant has 24 kcal per 100g and potato 77 kcal per 100g so it is pretty easy to calculate that the difference is about 221%.

In eggplant and in potato most calories came from carbs.

See tables below to compare eggplant with potato in details.

Fact 2: Eggplant And Potato Nutrition Difference

Potato vs Eggplant: Vitamins and Minerals Comparison

per 100gEggplantPotato
Calories24 77
Carbohydrates5.7 g17.49 g
Fat0.19 g0.1 g
Dietary fiber3.4 g2.1 g
Protein1 g2.05 g
Calcium9 mg12 mg
Iron0.24 mg0.81 mg
Magnessium14 mg23 mg
Potassium230 mg425 mg
Sodium2 mg6 mg
Zink0.16 mg0.3 mg
Vitaminium B1 (Thiamine)0.039 mg0.081 mg
Vitaminium B2 (riboflavin)0.037 mg0.032 mg
Vitaminium B3 (Niacin)0.649 mg1.061 mg
Vitaminium B50.281 mg0.279 mg
Vitaminium B60.084 mg0.298 mg
Vitaminium B9 (Folic acid)22 mg15 mg
Vitaminium C2.2 mg19.7 mg
Vitaminium K3.5 mg2 mg

Less protein in eggplant

It is aslo easy to see see that in eggplant is less protein than in potato.

There is 2.05g per 100g of potato and 1g per 100g of eggplant so using simple math we can see that difference is about 105%.

Less carbohydrates in eggplant

In eggplant is less carbohydrates than in potato.

There is 17.49g/100g of carbohydrates in potato and 5.7g/100g in eggplant so let me do the math for you again - difference is about 207%.

More fat in eggplant

In eggplant is more fats than in potato.

The tables above show us that there is 0.1g/100g of fats in potato and 0.19g/100g in eggplant. In this case difference is about 90%.


  • Calories24
  • Carbohydrates5.7 g
  • Fat0.19 g
  • Dietary fiber3.4 g
  • Protein1 g
Eggplant calories per:
100g | ounce | single piece | slice | cup | half cup

Calories source

  • 80% CARBS.
  • 14% PROTEIN
  • 6% FAT


  • Calories77
  • Carbohydrates17.49 g
  • Fat0.1 g
  • Dietary fiber2.1 g
  • Protein2.05 g
Potato calories per:
100g | ounce | single piece | cup | sliced

Calories source

  • 88% CARBS
  • 10% PROTEIN
  • 1% FAT

Vitamins: potato vs eggplant

Minerals: eggplant vs potato

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All information about nutrition on this website was created with help of information from the official United States Department of Agriculture database.

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