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Okra vs Jícama - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Okra
Okra is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sugars?
Okra
Okra contains less Sugars (difference - 0.32g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Okra
Okra is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
Jícama
Jícama contains less Sodium (difference - 3mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Jícama
Jícama is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.005g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Jícama
Jícama is lower in glycemic index (difference - 17)
Which food is cheaper?
Jícama
Jícama is cheaper (difference - $1)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Okra Jícama
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Okra Jícama
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
32
Okra
11
Jícama
Mineral Summary Score
19
Okra
6
Jícama

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
Okra
7
:
Contains more Calcium +583.3%
Contains more Potassium +99.3%
Contains more Magnesium +375%
Contains more Copper +127.1%
Contains more Zinc +262.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +238.9%
Contains less Sodium -42.9%
Equal in Iron - 0.6
Contains more Calcium +583.3%
Contains more Potassium +99.3%
Contains more Magnesium +375%
Contains more Copper +127.1%
Contains more Zinc +262.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +238.9%
Contains less Sodium -42.9%
Equal in Iron - 0.6

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
Okra
8
:
Contains more Vitamin C +13.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +3309.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +900%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +106.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +400%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +81.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +411.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +10333.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +70.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +13.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +3309.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +900%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +106.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +400%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +81.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +411.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +10333.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +70.4%

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 the food
Protein
12%
Okra
4%
Jícama
Carbohydrates
7%
Okra
9%
Jícama
Fats
1%
Okra
0%
Jícama

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All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Okra Jícama Opinion
Calories 33 38 Jícama
Protein 1.93 0.72 Okra
Fats 0.19 0.09 Okra
Vitamin C 23 20.2 Okra
Carbs 7.45 8.82 Jícama
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.62 0.6 Okra
Calcium 82 12 Okra
Potassium 299 150 Okra
Magnesium 57 12 Okra
Sugars 1.48 1.8 Jícama
Fiber 3.2 4.9 Jícama
Copper 0.109 0.048 Okra
Zinc 0.58 0.16 Okra
Starch 0.34 Okra
Phosphorus 61 18 Okra
Sodium 7 4 Jícama
Vitamin A 716 21 Okra
Vitamin E 0.27 0.46 Jícama
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.2 0.02 Okra
Vitamin B2 0.06 0.029 Okra
Vitamin B3 1 0.2 Okra
Vitamin B5 0.245 0.135 Okra
Vitamin B6 0.215 0.042 Okra
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 31.3 0.3 Okra
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.026 0.021 Jícama
Monounsaturated Fat 0.017 0.005 Okra
Polyunsaturated fat 0.027 0.043 Jícama
Tryptophan 0.017 Okra
Threonine 0.065 0.018 Okra
Isoleucine 0.069 0.016 Okra
Leucine 0.105 0.025 Okra
Lysine 0.081 0.026 Okra
Methionine 0.021 0.007 Okra
Phenylalanine 0.065 0.017 Okra
Valine 0.091 0.022 Okra
Histidine 0.031 0.019 Okra
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