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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
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Contains more Calcium +811.1%
Contains more Iron +169.6%
Contains more Magnesium +307.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +154.2%
Contains more Potassium +30.6%
Contains more Zinc +262.5%
Contains more Copper +34.6%
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 3% 9% 10% 11% 21% 1% 5% 27%
Contains more Calcium +811.1%
Contains more Iron +169.6%
Contains more Magnesium +307.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +154.2%
Contains more Potassium +30.6%
Contains more Zinc +262.5%
Contains more Copper +34.6%
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
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Contains more Vitamin A +3013%
Contains more Vitamin C +945.5%
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 Folate +172.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +794.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +11.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +14.7%
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 2% 6% 0% 8% 10% 9% 13% 17% 20% 17% 0% 9%
Contains more Vitamin A +3013%
Contains more Vitamin C +945.5%
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 Folate +172.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +794.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +11.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +14.7%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Okra Eggplant Opinion
Net carbs 4.25g 2.88g Okra
Protein 1.93g 0.98g Okra
Fats 0.19g 0.18g Okra
Carbs 7.45g 5.88g Okra
Calories 33kcal 25kcal Okra
Starch 0.34g g Okra
Fructose 0.57g 1.54g Eggplant
Sugar 1.48g 3.53g Okra
Fiber 3.2g 3g Okra
Calcium 82mg 9mg Okra
Iron 0.62mg 0.23mg Okra
Magnesium 57mg 14mg Okra
Phosphorus 61mg 24mg Okra
Potassium 299mg 229mg Okra
Sodium 7mg 2mg Eggplant
Zinc 0.58mg 0.16mg Okra
Copper 0.109mg 0.081mg Okra
Vitamin A 716IU 23IU Okra
Vitamin E 0.27mg 0.3mg Eggplant
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 23mg 2.2mg Okra
Vitamin B1 0.2mg 0.039mg Okra
Vitamin B2 0.06mg 0.037mg Okra
Vitamin B3 1mg 0.649mg Okra
Vitamin B5 0.245mg 0.281mg Eggplant
Vitamin B6 0.215mg 0.084mg Okra
Folate 60µg 22µg Okra
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 31.3µg 3.5µg Okra
Tryptophan 0.017mg 0.009mg Okra
Threonine 0.065mg 0.037mg Okra
Isoleucine 0.069mg 0.045mg Okra
Leucine 0.105mg 0.064mg Okra
Lysine 0.081mg 0.047mg Okra
Methionine 0.021mg 0.011mg Okra
Phenylalanine 0.065mg 0.043mg Okra
Valine 0.091mg 0.053mg Okra
Histidine 0.031mg 0.023mg Okra
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.026g 0.034g Okra
Monounsaturated Fat 0.017g 0.016g Okra
Polyunsaturated fat 0.027g 0.076g Eggplant

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Okra Eggplant
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
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

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)

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.