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Brussels sprout vs Okra - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Brussels sprout and Okra?

  • Brussels sprout is richer in Vitamin K, Vitamin C, and Iron, while Okra is higher in Manganese, Magnesium, and Vitamin B1.
  • Brussels sprout's daily need coverage for Vitamin K is 121% higher.
  • Okra has 4 times less Vitamin C than Brussels sprout. Brussels sprout has 85mg of Vitamin C, while Okra has 23mg.

We used Brussels sprouts, raw and Okra, raw types in this comparison.

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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
Contains more Iron +125.8%
Contains more Potassium +30.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +13.1%
Contains more Calcium +95.2%
Contains more Magnesium +147.8%
Contains more Copper +55.7%
Contains more Zinc +38.1%
Contains less Sodium -72%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 53% 13% 35% 17% 24% 12% 30% 4%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 24% 25% 27% 41% 37% 16% 27% 1%
Contains more Iron +125.8%
Contains more Potassium +30.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +13.1%
Contains more Calcium +95.2%
Contains more Magnesium +147.8%
Contains more Copper +55.7%
Contains more Zinc +38.1%
Contains less Sodium -72%

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
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Okra
Contains more Vitamin C +269.6%
Contains more Vitamin E +225.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +50%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +26.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +465.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +43.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +34.2%
Equal in Vitamin A - 716
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.215
Equal in Folate - 60
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 284% 46% 18% 0% 35% 21% 14% 19% 51% 0% 443% 46%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 77% 43% 6% 0% 50% 14% 19% 15% 50% 0% 79% 45%
Contains more Vitamin C +269.6%
Contains more Vitamin E +225.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +50%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +26.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +465.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +43.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +34.2%
Equal in Vitamin A - 716
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.215
Equal in Folate - 60

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Brussels sprout Okra Opinion
Calories 43kcal 33kcal Brussels sprout
Protein 3.38g 1.93g Brussels sprout
Fats 0.3g 0.19g Brussels sprout
Vitamin C 85mg 23mg Brussels sprout
Net carbs 5.15g 4.25g Brussels sprout
Carbs 8.95g 7.45g Brussels sprout
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Iron 1.4mg 0.62mg Brussels sprout
Calcium 42mg 82mg Okra
Potassium 389mg 299mg Brussels sprout
Magnesium 23mg 57mg Okra
Sugar 2.2g 1.48g Okra
Fiber 3.8g 3.2g Brussels sprout
Copper 0.07mg 0.109mg Okra
Zinc 0.42mg 0.58mg Okra
Starch g 0.34g Okra
Phosphorus 69mg 61mg Brussels sprout
Sodium 25mg 7mg Okra
Vitamin A 754IU 716IU Brussels sprout
Vitamin E 0.88mg 0.27mg Brussels sprout
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin B1 0.139mg 0.2mg Okra
Vitamin B2 0.09mg 0.06mg Brussels sprout
Vitamin B3 0.745mg 1mg Okra
Vitamin B5 0.309mg 0.245mg Brussels sprout
Vitamin B6 0.219mg 0.215mg Brussels sprout
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 177µg 31.3µg Brussels sprout
Folate 61µg 60µg Brussels sprout
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.062g 0.026g Okra
Monounsaturated Fat 0.023g 0.017g Brussels sprout
Polyunsaturated fat 153g 0.027g Brussels sprout
Tryptophan 0.037mg 0.017mg Brussels sprout
Threonine 0.12mg 0.065mg Brussels sprout
Isoleucine 0.132mg 0.069mg Brussels sprout
Leucine 0.152mg 0.105mg Brussels sprout
Lysine 0.154mg 0.081mg Brussels sprout
Methionine 0.032mg 0.021mg Brussels sprout
Phenylalanine 0.098mg 0.065mg Brussels sprout
Valine 0.155mg 0.091mg Brussels sprout
Histidine 0.076mg 0.031mg Brussels sprout
Fructose 0.93g 0.57g Brussels sprout

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Brussels sprout Okra
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

The summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfills human daily needs, the more the summary score is.
Vitamin Summary Score
81
Brussels sprout
33
Okra
Mineral Summary Score
23
Brussels sprout
24
Okra

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 food.
Protein
20%
Brussels sprout
12%
Okra
Carbohydrates
9%
Brussels sprout
7%
Okra
Fats
1%
Brussels sprout
1%
Okra

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Okra
Okra is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.72g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Okra
Okra contains less Sodium (difference - 18mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Okra
Okra is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.036g)
Which food is cheaper?
Brussels sprout
Brussels sprout is cheaper (difference - $0.6)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Brussels sprout
Brussels sprout 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 lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (N/A)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be stated which food is richer in vitamins. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information.

References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented separately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links to the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Brussels sprout - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170383/nutrients
  2. Okra - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169260/nutrients

All the Daily Values are presented for males aged 31-50, for 2000 calorie diets.

Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.