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Okra vs Chili pepper - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Okra and Chili pepper?

  • Okra is higher in Manganese, Vitamin K, Vitamin B1, Folate, Magnesium, Fiber, and Calcium, however Chili pepper is richer in Vitamin C, Vitamin B6, and Iron.
  • Chili pepper's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 134% more.
  • Chili pepper contains 6 times less Calcium than Okra. Okra contains 82mg of Calcium, while Chili pepper contains 14mg.

We used Okra, raw and Peppers, hot chili, red, 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
Contains more Calcium +485.7%
Contains more Magnesium +147.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +41.9%
Contains less Sodium -22.2%
Contains more Zinc +123.1%
Contains more Iron +66.1%
Contains more Copper +18.3%
Equal in Potassium - 322
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 25% 24% 41% 27% 27% 1% 16% 37%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 39% 17% 19% 29% 2% 8% 43%
Contains more Calcium +485.7%
Contains more Magnesium +147.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +41.9%
Contains less Sodium -22.2%
Contains more Zinc +123.1%
Contains more Iron +66.1%
Contains more Copper +18.3%
Equal in Potassium - 322

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
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Contains more Vitamin B1 +177.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +21.9%
Contains more Folate +160.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +123.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +33%
Contains more Vitamin E +155.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +524.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +43.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +24.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +135.3%
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 58% 14% 0% 479% 18% 20% 24% 13% 117% 18% 0% 35%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +177.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +21.9%
Contains more Folate +160.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +123.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +33%
Contains more Vitamin E +155.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +524.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +43.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +24.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +135.3%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Okra Chili pepper Opinion
Net carbs 4.25g 7.31g Chili pepper
Protein 1.93g 1.87g Okra
Fats 0.19g 0.44g Chili pepper
Carbs 7.45g 8.81g Chili pepper
Calories 33kcal 40kcal Chili pepper
Starch 0.34g g Okra
Fructose 0.57g g Okra
Sugar 1.48g 5.3g Okra
Fiber 3.2g 1.5g Okra
Calcium 82mg 14mg Okra
Iron 0.62mg 1.03mg Chili pepper
Magnesium 57mg 23mg Okra
Phosphorus 61mg 43mg Okra
Potassium 299mg 322mg Chili pepper
Sodium 7mg 9mg Okra
Zinc 0.58mg 0.26mg Okra
Copper 0.109mg 0.129mg Chili pepper
Vitamin A 716IU 952IU Chili pepper
Vitamin E 0.27mg 0.69mg Chili pepper
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 23mg 143.7mg Chili pepper
Vitamin B1 0.2mg 0.072mg Okra
Vitamin B2 0.06mg 0.086mg Chili pepper
Vitamin B3 1mg 1.244mg Chili pepper
Vitamin B5 0.245mg 0.201mg Okra
Vitamin B6 0.215mg 0.506mg Chili pepper
Folate 60µg 23µg Okra
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 31.3µg 14µg Okra
Tryptophan 0.017mg 0.026mg Chili pepper
Threonine 0.065mg 0.074mg Chili pepper
Isoleucine 0.069mg 0.065mg Okra
Leucine 0.105mg 0.105mg
Lysine 0.081mg 0.089mg Chili pepper
Methionine 0.021mg 0.024mg Chili pepper
Phenylalanine 0.065mg 0.062mg Okra
Valine 0.091mg 0.084mg Okra
Histidine 0.031mg 0.041mg Chili pepper
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.026g 0.042g Okra
Monounsaturated Fat 0.017g 0.024g Chili pepper
Polyunsaturated fat 0.027g 0.239g Chili pepper

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Okra Chili pepper
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
66
Chili pepper
Mineral Summary Score
24
Okra
20
Chili pepper

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
11%
Chili pepper
Carbohydrates
7%
Okra
9%
Chili pepper
Fats
1%
Okra
2%
Chili pepper

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Okra
Okra is lower in Sugar (difference - 3.82g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Okra
Okra contains less Sodium (difference - 2mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Okra
Okra is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.016g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Chili pepper
Chili pepper is lower in glycemic index (difference - 45)
Which food is cheaper?
Chili pepper
Chili pepper is cheaper (difference - $0.6)
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.

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. Chili pepper - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170106/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.