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Okra vs Cabbage - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Okra and Cabbage?

  • Okra is higher in Manganese, Vitamin B1, Magnesium, Copper, and Vitamin B6, however Cabbage is richer in Vitamin K, and Vitamin C.
  • Cabbage's daily need coverage for Vitamin K is 37% more.
  • Cabbage contains 6 times less Copper than Okra. Okra contains 0.109mg of Copper, while Cabbage contains 0.019mg.

We used Okra, raw and Cabbage, raw types in this article.

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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
Okra
8
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Contains more Calcium +105%
Contains more Iron +31.9%
Contains more Magnesium +375%
Contains more Phosphorus +134.6%
Contains more Potassium +75.9%
Contains less Sodium -61.1%
Contains more Zinc +222.2%
Contains more Copper +473.7%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 25% 24% 41% 27% 27% 1% 16% 37%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 12% 18% 9% 12% 15% 3% 5% 7%
Contains more Calcium +105%
Contains more Iron +31.9%
Contains more Magnesium +375%
Contains more Phosphorus +134.6%
Contains more Potassium +75.9%
Contains less Sodium -61.1%
Contains more Zinc +222.2%
Contains more Copper +473.7%

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
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Contains more Vitamin A +630.6%
Contains more Vitamin E +80%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +227.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +50%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +327.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +15.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +73.4%
Contains more Folate +39.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +59.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +142.8%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 43% 6% 0% 77% 50% 14% 19% 15% 50% 45% 0% 79%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 6% 3% 0% 122% 16% 10% 5% 13% 29% 33% 0% 190%
Contains more Vitamin A +630.6%
Contains more Vitamin E +80%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +227.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +50%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +327.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +15.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +73.4%
Contains more Folate +39.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +59.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +142.8%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Okra Cabbage Opinion
Net carbs 4.25g 3.3g Okra
Protein 1.93g 1.28g Okra
Fats 0.19g 0.1g Okra
Carbs 7.45g 5.8g Okra
Calories 33kcal 25kcal Okra
Starch 0.34g 0g Okra
Fructose 0.57g 1.45g Cabbage
Sugar 1.48g 3.2g Okra
Fiber 3.2g 2.5g Okra
Calcium 82mg 40mg Okra
Iron 0.62mg 0.47mg Okra
Magnesium 57mg 12mg Okra
Phosphorus 61mg 26mg Okra
Potassium 299mg 170mg Okra
Sodium 7mg 18mg Okra
Zinc 0.58mg 0.18mg Okra
Copper 0.109mg 0.019mg Okra
Vitamin A 716IU 98IU Okra
Vitamin E 0.27mg 0.15mg Okra
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 23mg 36.6mg Cabbage
Vitamin B1 0.2mg 0.061mg Okra
Vitamin B2 0.06mg 0.04mg Okra
Vitamin B3 1mg 0.234mg Okra
Vitamin B5 0.245mg 0.212mg Okra
Vitamin B6 0.215mg 0.124mg Okra
Folate 60µg 43µg Okra
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 31.3µg 76µg Cabbage
Tryptophan 0.017mg 0.011mg Okra
Threonine 0.065mg 0.035mg Okra
Isoleucine 0.069mg 0.03mg Okra
Leucine 0.105mg 0.041mg Okra
Lysine 0.081mg 0.044mg Okra
Methionine 0.021mg 0.012mg Okra
Phenylalanine 0.065mg 0.032mg Okra
Valine 0.091mg 0.042mg Okra
Histidine 0.031mg 0.022mg Okra
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.026g 0.034g Okra
Monounsaturated Fat 0.017g 0.017g
Polyunsaturated fat 0.027g 0.017g Okra

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Okra Cabbage
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories 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
33
Okra
35
Cabbage
Mineral Summary Score
24
Okra
10
Cabbage

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
12%
Okra
8%
Cabbage
Carbohydrates
7%
Okra
6%
Cabbage
Fats
1%
Okra
0%
Cabbage

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Okra
Okra is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.72g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Okra
Okra contains less Sodium (difference - 11mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Okra
Okra is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.008g)
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 is cheaper?
Cabbage
Cabbage is cheaper (difference - $0.8)
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)

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. Okra - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169260/nutrients
  2. Cabbage - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169975/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.