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Okra vs Drumstick tree - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Okra and Drumstick tree different?

  • Okra is richer in Manganese, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B6, and Calcium, while Drumstick tree is higher in Vitamin C, and Vitamin B5.
  • Drumstick tree covers your daily need of Vitamin C 131% more than Okra.
  • Okra contains 4 times more Vitamin B1 than Drumstick tree. Okra contains 0.2mg of Vitamin B1, while Drumstick tree contains 0.053mg.

Okra, raw and Drumstick pods, raw types were used 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
Contains more Calcium +173.3%
Contains more Iron +72.2%
Contains more Magnesium +26.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +22%
Contains less Sodium -83.3%
Contains more Zinc +28.9%
Contains more Copper +29.8%
Contains more Potassium +54.2%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 25% 24% 41% 27% 27% 1% 16% 37%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 9% 14% 33% 22% 41% 6% 13% 28%
Contains more Calcium +173.3%
Contains more Iron +72.2%
Contains more Magnesium +26.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +22%
Contains less Sodium -83.3%
Contains more Zinc +28.9%
Contains more Copper +29.8%
Contains more Potassium +54.2%

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
Okra
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Contains more Vitamin A +867.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +277.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +61.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +79.2%
Contains more Folate +36.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +513%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +23.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +224.1%
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 5% 0% 0% 470% 14% 18% 12% 48% 28% 33% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +867.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +277.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +61.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +79.2%
Contains more Folate +36.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +513%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +23.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +224.1%

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 Drumstick tree
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Okra Drumstick tree Opinion
Net carbs 4.25g 5.33g Drumstick tree
Protein 1.93g 2.1g Drumstick tree
Fats 0.19g 0.2g Drumstick tree
Carbs 7.45g 8.53g Drumstick tree
Calories 33kcal 37kcal Drumstick tree
Starch 0.34g g Okra
Fructose 0.57g g Okra
Sugar 1.48g g Drumstick tree
Fiber 3.2g 3.2g
Calcium 82mg 30mg Okra
Iron 0.62mg 0.36mg Okra
Magnesium 57mg 45mg Okra
Phosphorus 61mg 50mg Okra
Potassium 299mg 461mg Drumstick tree
Sodium 7mg 42mg Okra
Zinc 0.58mg 0.45mg Okra
Copper 0.109mg 0.084mg Okra
Vitamin A 716IU 74IU Okra
Vitamin E 0.27mg mg Okra
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 23mg 141mg Drumstick tree
Vitamin B1 0.2mg 0.053mg Okra
Vitamin B2 0.06mg 0.074mg Drumstick tree
Vitamin B3 1mg 0.62mg Okra
Vitamin B5 0.245mg 0.794mg Drumstick tree
Vitamin B6 0.215mg 0.12mg Okra
Folate 60µg 44µg Okra
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 31.3µg µg Okra
Tryptophan 0.017mg mg Okra
Threonine 0.065mg mg Okra
Isoleucine 0.069mg mg Okra
Leucine 0.105mg mg Okra
Lysine 0.081mg mg Okra
Methionine 0.021mg mg Okra
Phenylalanine 0.065mg mg Okra
Valine 0.091mg mg Okra
Histidine 0.031mg mg Okra
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.026g 0.033g Okra
Monounsaturated Fat 0.017g 0.102g Drumstick tree
Polyunsaturated fat 0.027g 0.003g Okra

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Okra Drumstick tree
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
52
Drumstick tree
Mineral Summary Score
24
Okra
20
Drumstick tree

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
13%
Drumstick tree
Carbohydrates
7%
Okra
9%
Drumstick tree
Fats
1%
Okra
1%
Drumstick tree

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Okra
Okra contains less Sodium (difference - 35mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Okra
Okra is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.007g)
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 lower in Sugar?
Drumstick tree
Drumstick tree is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.48g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Drumstick tree
Drumstick tree is lower in glycemic index (difference - 0)
Which food is cheaper?
Drumstick tree
Drumstick tree is cheaper (difference - $1)
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. Drumstick tree - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170483/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.