Aubergine / eggplant Nutrition Label

Aubergine / eggplant Nutrition Facts
Serving Size: 100.00g
% Daily Value*
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Energy 22kcal (94 kj)
5%
Carbohydrates 3.10g
1%
Sugars 2.90g
Starch 0.20g
Sucrose 0.30g
Maltose 0.00g
Fructose 1.30g
Galactose -
Glucose 1.30g
Protein 0.50g
0%
Fat 0.20g
0%
Fatty acids, total polyunsaturated 0.07g
Fatty acids, total monounsaturated cis 0.00g
Fatty acids, total saturated 0.03g
Cholesterol (gc) 0.00mg
Sterols 7.80mg
Iron 0.27mg
2%
Vitamin d 0.00ug
0%
Calcium 7.00mg
1%
Chromium 0.00ug
0%
Sodium 2.00mg
0%
Iodine 0.00ug
0%
Copper 0.00mg
0%
Salt 5.10mg
0%
Selenium 0.00ug
0%
Vitamin e alphatocopherol 0.09mg
1%
Zinc 0.00mg
0%
Vitamin c (ascorbic acid) 5.00mg
7%
Vitamin b-12 (cobalamin) 0.00ug
0%
Vitamin a retinol activity equivalents 2.57ug
0%
Thiamin (vitamin b1) 0.04mg
4%
Riboflavine (vitamin b2) 0.03mg
3%
Vitamin b6 pyridoxine (hydrochloride) 0.10mg
8%
Manganese 0.00mg
0%
Magnesium 14.00mg
5%
Potassium 217.00mg
9%
Fluoride (fluerine) 0.00mg
0%
Phosphorus 22.00mg
3%
Vitamin k 6.00ug
7%
Fibre, total 2.50g
1%
Fibre, dietary 2.50g
10%
Niacin equivalents, total 0.90mg
6%
Molybdenum 0.00mg
0%
Folate 18.00ug
5%
Alcohol 0.00g
0%
Polyols 0.00g
0%
Water 93.00g
3%

*The % Daily Value tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet.

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Common Questions about Aubergine / eggplant

What is AUBERGINE?

Aubergine, also known as eggplant, is a vegetable known for its deep purple color and smooth, glossy skin. It is commonly used in cooking and is known for its mild, slightly sweet flavor. Aubergine can be grilled, roasted, fried, or used in various dishes like moussaka, ratatouille, and curries.

What are the health benefits of aubergine (eggplant)?

Aubergines are low in calories and are a good source of fiber, vitamins, and minerals. They contain antioxidants that may help reduce the risk of heart disease and improve blood cholesterol levels. Additionally, aubergines can contribute to overall bone health due to their content of important minerals like manganese and potassium.

AUBERGINE Health Risks

Eggplants, also known as aubergines, are generally safe to eat and have low health risks. However, some individuals may have allergies to eggplants, which can cause symptoms such as itching, swelling, or hives. Moreover, eggplants contain solanine, a compound that can be toxic in large quantities, but the levels found in eggplants are generally not harmful to health when consumed in normal amounts.

How much aubergine to eat per day?

There is no specific recommendation on the amount of aubergine to eat per day. Generally, it is safe to consume aubergine in moderate amounts as part of a balanced diet. As with any food, variety is key, so it's best to incorporate aubergine as part of a diverse selection of vegetables in your daily meals.

AUBERGINE Allergies

Aubergines can be allergenic to some individuals, particularly those with sensitivities to nightshade vegetables. This group includes tomatoes, potatoes, and bell peppers. If you experience symptoms of an allergic reaction after consuming aubergine, such as itching, swelling, or difficulty breathing, consult a healthcare professional to discuss possible allergies and dietary precautions.

Aubergine / eggplant Calorie Breakdown

The ratio of macro elements (protein, fat, carbs) in Aubergine / eggplant

Fat 11%
Carbohydrates 77%
Protein 12%

Protein Amino Acids Profile

The ratio of amino acids in Aubergine / eggplant. See full profile

Cystine 1%
Tryptophan 1%
Methionine 1%
Histidine 2%
Tyrosine 3%
Threonine 4%
Glycine 4%
Serine 4%
Phenylalanine 5%
Proline 5%
Isoleucine 5%
Lysine 5%
Alanine 5%
Valine 6%
Arginine 6%
Leucine 7%
Aspartic acid 17%
Glutamic acid 20%

Component Breakdown for Aubergine / eggplant

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Data for Amino Acids is mapped from an external database. Use with caution only for informational purposes. Source: USDA

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