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Cucumber vs Okra - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Cucumber and Okra

  • Cucumber has less Manganese, Vitamin C, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B6, Folate, Vitamin K, Fiber, Magnesium, Copper, and Calcium than Okra.
  • Okra covers your daily need of Manganese 31% more than Cucumber.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Cucumber, with peel, raw and Okra, raw.

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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
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Okra
Contains less Sodium -71.4%
Contains more Iron +121.4%
Contains more Calcium +412.5%
Contains more Potassium +103.4%
Contains more Magnesium +338.5%
Contains more Copper +165.9%
Contains more Zinc +190%
Contains more Phosphorus +154.2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 11% 5% 13% 10% 14% 6% 11% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 24% 25% 27% 41% 37% 16% 27% 1%
Contains less Sodium -71.4%
Contains more Iron +121.4%
Contains more Calcium +412.5%
Contains more Potassium +103.4%
Contains more Magnesium +338.5%
Contains more Copper +165.9%
Contains more Zinc +190%
Contains more Phosphorus +154.2%

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 +721.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +581.9%
Contains more Vitamin E +800%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +640.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +81.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +920.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +437.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +90.9%
Contains more Folate +757.1%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.245
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 10% 7% 1% 0% 7% 8% 2% 16% 10% 0% 41% 6%
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 +721.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +581.9%
Contains more Vitamin E +800%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +640.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +81.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +920.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +437.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +90.9%
Contains more Folate +757.1%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.245

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
9
Cucumber
33
Okra
Mineral Summary Score
8
Cucumber
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
4%
Cucumber
12%
Okra
Carbohydrates
4%
Cucumber
7%
Okra
Fats
1%
Cucumber
1%
Okra

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.
Cucumber Okra
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

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Cucumber Okra
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Okra
Okra is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.19g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Okra
Okra is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.011g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Okra
Okra is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Okra
Okra is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cucumber
Cucumber contains less Sodium (difference - 5mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Cucumber
Cucumber is lower in glycemic index (difference - 21)
Which food is cheaper?
Cucumber
Cucumber is cheaper (difference - $0.6)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Cucumber Okra Opinion
Calories 15 33 Okra
Protein 0.65 1.93 Okra
Fats 0.11 0.19 Okra
Vitamin C 2.8 23 Okra
Carbs 3.63 7.45 Okra
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.28 0.62 Okra
Calcium 16 82 Okra
Potassium 147 299 Okra
Magnesium 13 57 Okra
Sugar 1.67 1.48 Okra
Fiber 0.5 3.2 Okra
Copper 0.041 0.109 Okra
Zinc 0.2 0.58 Okra
Starch 0.83 0.34 Cucumber
Phosphorus 24 61 Okra
Sodium 2 7 Cucumber
Vitamin A 105 716 Okra
Vitamin E 0.03 0.27 Okra
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.027 0.2 Okra
Vitamin B2 0.033 0.06 Okra
Vitamin B3 0.098 1 Okra
Vitamin B5 0.259 0.245 Cucumber
Vitamin B6 0.04 0.215 Okra
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 16.4 31.3 Okra
Folate 7 60 Okra
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.037 0.026 Okra
Monounsaturated Fat 0.005 0.017 Okra
Polyunsaturated fat 0.032 0.027 Cucumber
Tryptophan 0.005 0.017 Okra
Threonine 0.019 0.065 Okra
Isoleucine 0.021 0.069 Okra
Leucine 0.029 0.105 Okra
Lysine 0.029 0.081 Okra
Methionine 0.006 0.021 Okra
Phenylalanine 0.019 0.065 Okra
Valine 0.022 0.091 Okra
Histidine 0.01 0.031 Okra
Fructose 0.87 0.57 Cucumber

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. Cucumber - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168409/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.