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Jícama vs Okra - In-Depth Nutrition 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
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7
Okra
Contains less Sodium -42.9%
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%
Equal in Iron - 0.62
Contains less Sodium -42.9%
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%
Equal in Iron - 0.62

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 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%
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%

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
11
Jícama
32
Okra
Mineral Summary Score
6
Jícama
19
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 the food
Protein
4%
Jícama
12%
Okra
Carbohydrates
9%
Jícama
7%
Okra
Fats
0%
Jícama
1%
Okra

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.
Jícama Okra
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?

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is better in case of low diet
Jícama 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 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)

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 Jícama Okra Opinion
Calories 38 33 Jícama
Protein 0.72 1.93 Okra
Fats 0.09 0.19 Okra
Vitamin C 20.2 23 Okra
Carbs 8.82 7.45 Jícama
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.6 0.62 Okra
Calcium 12 82 Okra
Potassium 150 299 Okra
Magnesium 12 57 Okra
Sugars 1.8 1.48 Jícama
Fiber 4.9 3.2 Jícama
Copper 0.048 0.109 Okra
Zinc 0.16 0.58 Okra
Starch 0.34 Okra
Phosphorus 18 61 Okra
Sodium 4 7 Jícama
Vitamin A 21 716 Okra
Vitamin E 0.46 0.27 Jícama
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.02 0.2 Okra
Vitamin B2 0.029 0.06 Okra
Vitamin B3 0.2 1 Okra
Vitamin B5 0.135 0.245 Okra
Vitamin B6 0.042 0.215 Okra
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0.3 31.3 Okra
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.021 0.026 Jícama
Monounsaturated Fat 0.005 0.017 Okra
Polyunsaturated fat 0.043 0.027 Jícama
Tryptophan 0.017 Okra
Threonine 0.018 0.065 Okra
Isoleucine 0.016 0.069 Okra
Leucine 0.025 0.105 Okra
Lysine 0.026 0.081 Okra
Methionine 0.007 0.021 Okra
Phenylalanine 0.017 0.065 Okra
Valine 0.022 0.091 Okra
Histidine 0.019 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
Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.