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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
:
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%
Contains less Sodium -71.4%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 24% 25% 27% 41% 37% 16% 27% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 11% 5% 13% 10% 14% 6% 11% 1%
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%
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 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 - 0.259
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%
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%
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 - 0.259

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 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

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