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Okra vs Cucumber - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Okra and Cucumber

  • 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.
  • Okra has 9 times more Folate than Cucumber. While Okra has 60µg of Folate, Cucumber has only 7µg.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Okra, raw and Cucumber, with peel, 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
Okra
7
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Contains more Calcium +412.5%
Contains more Iron +121.4%
Contains more Magnesium +338.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +154.2%
Contains more Potassium +103.4%
Contains more Zinc +190%
Contains more Copper +165.9%
Contains less Sodium -71.4%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 25% 24% 41% 27% 27% 1% 16% 37%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 11% 10% 11% 13% 1% 6% 14%
Contains more Calcium +412.5%
Contains more Iron +121.4%
Contains more Magnesium +338.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +154.2%
Contains more Potassium +103.4%
Contains more Zinc +190%
Contains more Copper +165.9%
Contains less Sodium -71.4%

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
9
:
Contains more Vitamin A +581.9%
Contains more Vitamin E +800%
Contains more Vitamin C +721.4%
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 Folate +757.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +90.9%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.259
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 7% 1% 0% 10% 7% 8% 2% 16% 10% 6% 0% 41%
Contains more Vitamin A +581.9%
Contains more Vitamin E +800%
Contains more Vitamin C +721.4%
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 Folate +757.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +90.9%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.259

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 Cucumber
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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Okra Cucumber Opinion
Net carbs 4.25g 3.13g Okra
Protein 1.93g 0.65g Okra
Fats 0.19g 0.11g Okra
Carbs 7.45g 3.63g Okra
Calories 33kcal 15kcal Okra
Starch 0.34g 0.83g Cucumber
Fructose 0.57g 0.87g Cucumber
Sugar 1.48g 1.67g Okra
Fiber 3.2g 0.5g Okra
Calcium 82mg 16mg Okra
Iron 0.62mg 0.28mg Okra
Magnesium 57mg 13mg Okra
Phosphorus 61mg 24mg Okra
Potassium 299mg 147mg Okra
Sodium 7mg 2mg Cucumber
Zinc 0.58mg 0.2mg Okra
Copper 0.109mg 0.041mg Okra
Vitamin A 716IU 105IU Okra
Vitamin E 0.27mg 0.03mg Okra
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 23mg 2.8mg Okra
Vitamin B1 0.2mg 0.027mg Okra
Vitamin B2 0.06mg 0.033mg Okra
Vitamin B3 1mg 0.098mg Okra
Vitamin B5 0.245mg 0.259mg Cucumber
Vitamin B6 0.215mg 0.04mg Okra
Folate 60µg 7µg Okra
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 31.3µg 16.4µg Okra
Tryptophan 0.017mg 0.005mg Okra
Threonine 0.065mg 0.019mg Okra
Isoleucine 0.069mg 0.021mg Okra
Leucine 0.105mg 0.029mg Okra
Lysine 0.081mg 0.029mg Okra
Methionine 0.021mg 0.006mg Okra
Phenylalanine 0.065mg 0.019mg Okra
Valine 0.091mg 0.022mg Okra
Histidine 0.031mg 0.01mg Okra
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.026g 0.037g Okra
Monounsaturated Fat 0.017g 0.005g Okra
Polyunsaturated fat 0.027g 0.032g Cucumber

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Okra Cucumber
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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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
9
Cucumber
Mineral Summary Score
24
Okra
8
Cucumber

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
4%
Cucumber
Carbohydrates
7%
Okra
4%
Cucumber
Fats
1%
Okra
1%
Cucumber

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)

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