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Okra vs Pea - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Okra and Pea

  • Okra has more Manganese, Magnesium, and Calcium, however Pea has more Vitamin C, Iron, Fiber, Copper, Vitamin B3, Phosphorus, and Zinc.
  • Pea's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 19% more.
  • Okra has 3 times more Calcium than Pea. Okra has 82mg of Calcium, while Pea has 25mg.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Okra, raw and Peas, green, raw.

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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
3
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5
Pea
Contains more Calcium +228%
Contains more Potassium +22.5%
Contains more Magnesium +72.7%
Contains more Iron +137.1%
Contains more Copper +61.5%
Contains more Zinc +113.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +77%
Contains less Sodium -28.6%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 24% 25% 27% 41% 37% 16% 27% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 56% 8% 22% 24% 59% 34% 47% 1%
Contains more Calcium +228%
Contains more Potassium +22.5%
Contains more Magnesium +72.7%
Contains more Iron +137.1%
Contains more Copper +61.5%
Contains more Zinc +113.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +77%
Contains less Sodium -28.6%

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
4
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6
Pea
Contains more Vitamin E +107.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +135.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +27.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +26.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +73.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +33%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +120%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +109%
Equal in Vitamin A - 765
Equal in Folate - 65
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 134% 46% 3% 0% 67% 31% 40% 7% 39% 0% 62% 49%
Contains more Vitamin E +107.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +135.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +27.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +26.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +73.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +33%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +120%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +109%
Equal in Vitamin A - 765
Equal in Folate - 65

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
39
Pea
Mineral Summary Score
24
Okra
31
Pea

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
33%
Pea
Carbohydrates
7%
Okra
14%
Pea
Fats
1%
Okra
2%
Pea

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

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Okra Pea
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 contains less Sodium?
Pea
Pea contains less Sodium (difference - 2mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Pea
Pea is lower in glycemic index (difference - 54)
Which food is cheaper?
Pea
Pea is cheaper (difference - $0.7)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Okra
Okra is lower in Sugar (difference - 4.19g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Okra
Okra is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.045g)
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.
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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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 Pea Opinion
Calories 33 81 Pea
Protein 1.93 5.42 Pea
Fats 0.19 0.4 Pea
Vitamin C 23 40 Pea
Net carbs 4.25 8.75 Pea
Carbs 7.45 14.45 Pea
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.62 1.47 Pea
Calcium 82 25 Okra
Potassium 299 244 Okra
Magnesium 57 33 Okra
Sugar 1.48 5.67 Okra
Fiber 3.2 5.7 Pea
Copper 0.109 0.176 Pea
Zinc 0.58 1.24 Pea
Starch 0.34 Okra
Phosphorus 61 108 Pea
Sodium 7 5 Pea
Vitamin A 716 765 Pea
Vitamin E 0.27 0.13 Okra
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.2 0.266 Pea
Vitamin B2 0.06 0.132 Pea
Vitamin B3 1 2.09 Pea
Vitamin B5 0.245 0.104 Okra
Vitamin B6 0.215 0.169 Okra
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 31.3 24.8 Okra
Folate 60 65 Pea
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.026 0.071 Okra
Monounsaturated Fat 0.017 0.035 Pea
Polyunsaturated fat 0.027 0.187 Pea
Tryptophan 0.017 0.037 Pea
Threonine 0.065 0.203 Pea
Isoleucine 0.069 0.195 Pea
Leucine 0.105 0.323 Pea
Lysine 0.081 0.317 Pea
Methionine 0.021 0.082 Pea
Phenylalanine 0.065 0.2 Pea
Valine 0.091 0.235 Pea
Histidine 0.031 0.107 Pea
Fructose 0.57 0.39 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. Pea - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170419/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.