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Okra vs Eggplant - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Okra and Eggplant?

  • The amount of Manganese, Vitamin K, Vitamin C, Vitamin B1, Magnesium, Vitamin B6, Folate, Calcium, and Phosphorus in Okra is higher than in Eggplant.
  • Okra's daily need coverage for Manganese is 24% more.
  • Eggplant contains 10 times less Vitamin C than Okra. Okra contains 23mg of Vitamin C, while Eggplant contains 2.2mg.

We used Okra, raw and Eggplant, 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
7
:
Contains more Iron +169.6%
Contains more Calcium +811.1%
Contains more Potassium +30.6%
Contains more Magnesium +307.1%
Contains more Copper +34.6%
Contains more Zinc +262.5%
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 9% 3% 21% 10% 27% 5% 11% 1%
Contains more Iron +169.6%
Contains more Calcium +811.1%
Contains more Potassium +30.6%
Contains more Magnesium +307.1%
Contains more Copper +34.6%
Contains more Zinc +262.5%
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
8
:
Contains more Vitamin C +945.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +3013%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +412.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +62.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +54.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +156%
Contains more Vitamin K +794.3%
Contains more Folate +172.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +11.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +14.7%
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 8% 2% 6% 0% 10% 9% 13% 17% 20% 0% 9% 17%
Contains more Vitamin C +945.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +3013%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +412.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +62.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +54.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +156%
Contains more Vitamin K +794.3%
Contains more Folate +172.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +11.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +14.7%

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
Eggplant
Mineral Summary Score
24
Okra
10
Eggplant

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
6%
Eggplant
Carbohydrates
7%
Okra
6%
Eggplant
Fats
1%
Okra
1%
Eggplant

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 Eggplant
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

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Okra Eggplant
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 - 2.05g)
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 contains less Sodium?
Eggplant
Eggplant contains less Sodium (difference - 5mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Eggplant
Eggplant is lower in glycemic index (difference - 30)
Which food is cheaper?
Eggplant
Eggplant is cheaper (difference - $0.8)
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 Eggplant Opinion
Calories 33 25 Okra
Protein 1.93 0.98 Okra
Fats 0.19 0.18 Okra
Vitamin C 23 2.2 Okra
Carbs 7.45 5.88 Okra
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.62 0.23 Okra
Calcium 82 9 Okra
Potassium 299 229 Okra
Magnesium 57 14 Okra
Sugar 1.48 3.53 Okra
Fiber 3.2 3 Okra
Copper 0.109 0.081 Okra
Zinc 0.58 0.16 Okra
Starch 0.34 Okra
Phosphorus 61 24 Okra
Sodium 7 2 Eggplant
Vitamin A 716 23 Okra
Vitamin E 0.27 0.3 Eggplant
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.2 0.039 Okra
Vitamin B2 0.06 0.037 Okra
Vitamin B3 1 0.649 Okra
Vitamin B5 0.245 0.281 Eggplant
Vitamin B6 0.215 0.084 Okra
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 31.3 3.5 Okra
Folate 60 22 Okra
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.026 0.034 Okra
Monounsaturated Fat 0.017 0.016 Okra
Polyunsaturated fat 0.027 0.076 Eggplant
Tryptophan 0.017 0.009 Okra
Threonine 0.065 0.037 Okra
Isoleucine 0.069 0.045 Okra
Leucine 0.105 0.064 Okra
Lysine 0.081 0.047 Okra
Methionine 0.021 0.011 Okra
Phenylalanine 0.065 0.043 Okra
Valine 0.091 0.053 Okra
Histidine 0.031 0.023 Okra
Fructose 0.57 1.54 Eggplant

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. Eggplant - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169228/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.