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Okra vs Napa cabbage - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Okra and Napa cabbage different?

  • Okra is higher than Napa cabbage in Manganese, Vitamin C, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B6, Magnesium, Potassium, Phosphorus, and Calcium.
  • Okra covers your daily need of Manganese 25% more than Napa cabbage.
  • Okra contains 40 times more Vitamin B1 than Napa cabbage. Okra contains 0.2mg of Vitamin B1, while Napa cabbage contains 0.005mg.

Okra, raw and Cabbage, napa, cooked 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 +182.8%
Contains more Magnesium +612.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +221.1%
Contains more Potassium +243.7%
Contains less Sodium -36.4%
Contains more Zinc +314.3%
Contains more Copper +13.5%
Contains more Iron +19.4%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 25% 24% 41% 27% 27% 1% 16% 37%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 9% 28% 6% 9% 8% 2% 4% 32%
Contains more Calcium +182.8%
Contains more Magnesium +612.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +221.1%
Contains more Potassium +243.7%
Contains less Sodium -36.4%
Contains more Zinc +314.3%
Contains more Copper +13.5%
Contains more Iron +19.4%

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
10
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Contains more Vitamin A +172.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +618.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +3900%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +140%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +114.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +600%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +481.1%
Contains more Folate +39.5%
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 16% 0% 0% 11% 2% 6% 9% 3% 9% 33% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +172.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +618.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +3900%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +140%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +114.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +600%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +481.1%
Contains more Folate +39.5%

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 Napa cabbage
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Okra Napa cabbage Opinion
Net carbs 4.25g 2.23g Okra
Protein 1.93g 1.1g Okra
Fats 0.19g 0.17g Okra
Carbs 7.45g 2.23g Okra
Calories 33kcal 12kcal Okra
Starch 0.34g g Okra
Fructose 0.57g g Okra
Sugar 1.48g g Napa cabbage
Fiber 3.2g g Okra
Calcium 82mg 29mg Okra
Iron 0.62mg 0.74mg Napa cabbage
Magnesium 57mg 8mg Okra
Phosphorus 61mg 19mg Okra
Potassium 299mg 87mg Okra
Sodium 7mg 11mg Okra
Zinc 0.58mg 0.14mg Okra
Copper 0.109mg 0.096mg Okra
Vitamin A 716IU 263IU Okra
Vitamin E 0.27mg mg Okra
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 23mg 3.2mg Okra
Vitamin B1 0.2mg 0.005mg Okra
Vitamin B2 0.06mg 0.025mg Okra
Vitamin B3 1mg 0.466mg Okra
Vitamin B5 0.245mg 0.035mg Okra
Vitamin B6 0.215mg 0.037mg Okra
Folate 60µg 43µg 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 g Napa cabbage
Monounsaturated Fat 0.017g g Okra
Polyunsaturated fat 0.027g g Okra

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Okra Napa cabbage
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
7
Napa cabbage
Mineral Summary Score
24
Okra
12
Napa cabbage

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
7%
Napa cabbage
Carbohydrates
7%
Okra
2%
Napa cabbage
Fats
1%
Okra
1%
Napa cabbage

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Okra
Okra is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Okra
Okra contains less Sodium (difference - 4mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Okra
Okra is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Napa cabbage
Napa cabbage is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.48g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Napa cabbage
Napa cabbage is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.026g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Napa cabbage
Napa cabbage is lower in glycemic index (difference - 32)
Which food is cheaper?
Napa cabbage
Napa cabbage 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. Napa cabbage - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168572/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.