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Okra vs Peppers - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Okra and Peppers different?

  • Okra is richer in Manganese, Vitamin K, Folate, Vitamin B1, Magnesium, Fiber, and Calcium, while Peppers are higher in Vitamin C, Iron, and Copper.
  • Peppers covers your daily need of Vitamin C 244% more than Okra.
  • Okra contains 5 times more Calcium than Peppers. Okra contains 82mg of Calcium, while Peppers contain 18mg.

Okra, raw and Peppers, hot chili, green, raw 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
Okra
4
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Contains more Calcium +355.6%
Contains more Magnesium +128%
Contains more Zinc +93.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +32.6%
Contains more Iron +93.5%
Contains more Potassium +13.7%
Contains more Copper +59.6%
Equal in Sodium - 7
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 24% 25% 27% 41% 37% 16% 27% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 45% 6% 30% 18% 58% 9% 20% 1%
Contains more Calcium +355.6%
Contains more Magnesium +128%
Contains more Zinc +93.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +32.6%
Contains more Iron +93.5%
Contains more Potassium +13.7%
Contains more Copper +59.6%
Equal in Sodium - 7

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
5
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Contains more Vitamin B1 +122.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +301.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +118.9%
Contains more Folate +160.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +954.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +64.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +155.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +50%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +29.3%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.95
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 809% 71% 14% 0% 23% 21% 18% 4% 65% 0% 36% 18%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +122.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +301.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +118.9%
Contains more Folate +160.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +954.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +64.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +155.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +50%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +29.3%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.95

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
90
Peppers
Mineral Summary Score
24
Okra
23
Peppers

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
12%
Peppers
Carbohydrates
7%
Okra
9%
Peppers
Fats
1%
Okra
1%
Peppers

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

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Okra Peppers
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 Saturated Fat?
Peppers
Peppers is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.005g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Peppers
Peppers is lower in glycemic index (difference - 10)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Okra
Okra is lower in Sugar (difference - 3.62g)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sodium (7 mg)
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($1)
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 Peppers Opinion
Calories 33 40 Peppers
Protein 1.93 2 Peppers
Fats 0.19 0.2 Peppers
Vitamin C 23 242.5 Peppers
Net carbs 4.25 7.960000038146973 Peppers
Carbs 7.45 9.46 Peppers
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.62 1.2 Peppers
Calcium 82 18 Okra
Potassium 299 340 Peppers
Magnesium 57 25 Okra
Sugar 1.48 5.1 Okra
Fiber 3.2 1.5 Okra
Copper 0.109 0.174 Peppers
Zinc 0.58 0.3 Okra
Starch 0.34 Okra
Phosphorus 61 46 Okra
Sodium 7 7
Vitamin A 716 1179 Peppers
Vitamin E 0.27 0.69 Peppers
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.2 0.09 Okra
Vitamin B2 0.06 0.09 Peppers
Vitamin B3 1 0.95 Okra
Vitamin B5 0.245 0.061 Okra
Vitamin B6 0.215 0.278 Peppers
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 31.3 14.3 Okra
Folate 60 23 Okra
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.026 0.021 Peppers
Monounsaturated Fat 0.017 0.011 Okra
Polyunsaturated fat 0.027 0.109 Peppers
Tryptophan 0.017 0.026 Peppers
Threonine 0.065 0.074 Peppers
Isoleucine 0.069 0.065 Okra
Leucine 0.105 0.105
Lysine 0.081 0.089 Peppers
Methionine 0.021 0.024 Peppers
Phenylalanine 0.065 0.062 Okra
Valine 0.091 0.084 Okra
Histidine 0.031 0.041 Peppers
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. Peppers - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170497/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.