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Okra vs Parsnip - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Okra and Parsnip?

  • Okra is richer in Manganese, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B1, Vitamin K, Magnesium, and Vitamin C, while Parsnip is higher in Vitamin E , Vitamin B5, and Fiber.
  • Parsnip has 2 times less Vitamin B6 than Okra. Okra has 0.215mg of Vitamin B6, while Parsnip has 0.09mg.

We used Okra, raw and Parsnips, raw types in this comparison.

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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
4
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Contains more Calcium +127.8%
Contains more Magnesium +96.6%
Contains less Sodium -30%
Contains more Potassium +25.4%
Contains more Copper +10.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +16.4%
Equal in Iron - 0.59
Equal in Zinc - 0.59
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 24% 25% 27% 41% 37% 16% 27% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 23% 11% 34% 21% 40% 17% 31% 2%
Contains more Calcium +127.8%
Contains more Magnesium +96.6%
Contains less Sodium -30%
Contains more Potassium +25.4%
Contains more Copper +10.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +16.4%
Equal in Iron - 0.59
Equal in Zinc - 0.59

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
7
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Contains more Vitamin C +35.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +122.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +20%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +42.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +138.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +39.1%
Contains more Vitamin E +451.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +144.9%
Contains more Folate +11.7%
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 57% 0% 30% 0% 23% 12% 14% 36% 21% 0% 57% 51%
Contains more Vitamin C +35.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +122.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +20%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +42.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +138.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +39.1%
Contains more Vitamin E +451.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +144.9%
Contains more Folate +11.7%

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
25
Parsnip
Mineral Summary Score
24
Okra
22
Parsnip

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%
Parsnip
Carbohydrates
7%
Okra
18%
Parsnip
Fats
1%
Okra
1%
Parsnip

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

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Okra Parsnip
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 glycemic index?
Parsnip
Parsnip is lower in glycemic index (difference - 97)
Which food is cheaper?
Parsnip
Parsnip is cheaper (difference - $1)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Okra
Okra is lower in Sugar (difference - 3.32g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Okra
Okra contains less Sodium (difference - 3mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Okra
Okra is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.024g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Okra
Okra is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be stated which food is richer in vitamins. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Okra Parsnip Opinion
Calories 33 75 Parsnip
Protein 1.93 1.2 Okra
Fats 0.19 0.3 Parsnip
Vitamin C 23 17 Okra
Net carbs 4.25 13.09000015258789 Parsnip
Carbs 7.45 17.99 Parsnip
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.62 0.59 Okra
Calcium 82 36 Okra
Potassium 299 375 Parsnip
Magnesium 57 29 Okra
Sugar 1.48 4.8 Okra
Fiber 3.2 4.9 Parsnip
Copper 0.109 0.12 Parsnip
Zinc 0.58 0.59 Parsnip
Starch 0.34 Okra
Phosphorus 61 71 Parsnip
Sodium 7 10 Okra
Vitamin A 716 0 Okra
Vitamin E 0.27 1.49 Parsnip
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.2 0.09 Okra
Vitamin B2 0.06 0.05 Okra
Vitamin B3 1 0.7 Okra
Vitamin B5 0.245 0.6 Parsnip
Vitamin B6 0.215 0.09 Okra
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 31.3 22.5 Okra
Folate 60 67 Parsnip
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.026 0.05 Okra
Monounsaturated Fat 0.017 0.112 Parsnip
Polyunsaturated fat 0.027 0.047 Parsnip
Tryptophan 0.017 Okra
Threonine 0.065 Okra
Isoleucine 0.069 Okra
Leucine 0.105 Okra
Lysine 0.081 Okra
Methionine 0.021 Okra
Phenylalanine 0.065 Okra
Valine 0.091 Okra
Histidine 0.031 Okra
Fructose 0.57 Okra

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. Parsnip - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170417/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.