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Okra vs Parsnip - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is cheaper?
Parsnip
Parsnip is cheaper (difference - $1)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Okra
Okra contains less Sugars (difference - 3.32g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Okra
Okra contains less Sodium (difference - 3mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Okra
Okra is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.024g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Okra
Okra is lower in glycemic index (difference - 20)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Okra
Okra is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
?
It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.

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 Parsnip
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Okra Parsnip
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
22
Parsnip
Mineral Summary Score
19
Okra
16
Parsnip

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
4
:
Contains more Calcium +127.8%
Contains more Magnesium +96.6%
Contains less Sodium -30%
Contains more Potassium +25.4%
Contains more Copper +10.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +16.4%
Equal in Iron - 0.59
Equal in Zinc - 0.59
Contains more Calcium +127.8%
Contains more Magnesium +96.6%
Contains less Sodium -30%
Contains more Potassium +25.4%
Contains more Copper +10.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +16.4%
Equal in Iron - 0.59
Equal in Zinc - 0.59

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
7
:
Contains more Vitamin C +35.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +122.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +20%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +42.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +138.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +39.1%
Contains more Vitamin E +451.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +144.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +35.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +122.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +20%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +42.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +138.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +39.1%
Contains more Vitamin E +451.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +144.9%

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
7%
Parsnip
Carbohydrates
7%
Okra
18%
Parsnip
Fats
1%
Okra
1%
Parsnip

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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 Parsnip Opinion
Calories 33 75 Parsnip
Protein 1.93 1.2 Okra
Fats 0.19 0.3 Parsnip
Vitamin C 23 17 Okra
Carbs 7.45 17.99 Parsnip
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.62 0.59 Okra
Calcium 82 36 Okra
Potassium 299 375 Parsnip
Magnesium 57 29 Okra
Sugars 1.48 4.8 Parsnip
Fiber 3.2 4.9 Parsnip
Copper 0.109 0.12 Parsnip
Zinc 0.58 0.59 Parsnip
Starch 0.34 Okra
Phosphorus 61 71 Parsnip
Sodium 7 10 Okra
Vitamin A 716 0 Okra
Vitamin E 0.27 1.49 Parsnip
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.2 0.09 Okra
Vitamin B2 0.06 0.05 Okra
Vitamin B3 1 0.7 Okra
Vitamin B5 0.245 0.6 Parsnip
Vitamin B6 0.215 0.09 Okra
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 31.3 22.5 Okra
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.026 0.05 Okra
Monounsaturated Fat 0.017 0.112 Parsnip
Polyunsaturated fat 0.027 0.047 Parsnip
Tryptophan 0.017 Okra
Threonine 0.065 Okra
Isoleucine 0.069 Okra
Leucine 0.105 Okra
Lysine 0.081 Okra
Methionine 0.021 Okra
Phenylalanine 0.065 Okra
Valine 0.091 Okra
Histidine 0.031 Okra
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
Dietary Guidelines for Americans is used as the primary source for advice in this web resource
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