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Okra vs Pimiento - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Okra and Pimiento

  • Okra has more Manganese, Vitamin K, Vitamin B1, Folate, Magnesium, Calcium, and Copper, while Pimiento has more Vitamin C, Iron, and Vitamin A RAE.
  • Pimiento's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 69% higher.
  • Pimiento contains 14 times less Calcium than Okra. Okra contains 82mg of Calcium, while Pimiento contains 6mg.

The food types used in this comparison are Okra, raw and Pimento, canned.

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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
7
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Contains more Calcium +1266.7%
Contains more Magnesium +850%
Contains more Phosphorus +258.8%
Contains more Potassium +89.2%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Zinc +205.3%
Contains more Copper +122.4%
Contains more Iron +171%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 25% 24% 41% 27% 27% 1% 16% 37%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 63% 5% 8% 14% 2% 6% 17%
Contains more Calcium +1266.7%
Contains more Magnesium +850%
Contains more Phosphorus +258.8%
Contains more Potassium +89.2%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Zinc +205.3%
Contains more Copper +122.4%
Contains more Iron +171%

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 +1076.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +62.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +2350%
Contains more Folate +900%
Contains more Vitamin K +277.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +270.8%
Contains more Vitamin E +155.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +269.1%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.06
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.215
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 160% 14% 0% 283% 5% 14% 12% 1% 50% 5% 0% 21%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1076.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +62.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +2350%
Contains more Folate +900%
Contains more Vitamin K +277.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +270.8%
Contains more Vitamin E +155.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +269.1%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.06
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.215

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Okra Pimiento Opinion
Net carbs 4.25g 3.2g Okra
Protein 1.93g 1.1g Okra
Fats 0.19g 0.3g Pimiento
Carbs 7.45g 5.1g Okra
Calories 33kcal 23kcal Okra
Starch 0.34g g Okra
Fructose 0.57g g Okra
Sugar 1.48g 2.71g Okra
Fiber 3.2g 1.9g Okra
Calcium 82mg 6mg Okra
Iron 0.62mg 1.68mg Pimiento
Magnesium 57mg 6mg Okra
Phosphorus 61mg 17mg Okra
Potassium 299mg 158mg Okra
Sodium 7mg 14mg Okra
Zinc 0.58mg 0.19mg Okra
Copper 0.109mg 0.049mg Okra
Vitamin A 716IU 2655IU Pimiento
Vitamin E 0.27mg 0.69mg Pimiento
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 23mg 84.9mg Pimiento
Vitamin B1 0.2mg 0.017mg Okra
Vitamin B2 0.06mg 0.06mg
Vitamin B3 1mg 0.615mg Okra
Vitamin B5 0.245mg 0.01mg Okra
Vitamin B6 0.215mg 0.215mg
Folate 60µg 6µg Okra
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 31.3µg 8.3µg Okra
Tryptophan 0.017mg 0.014mg Okra
Threonine 0.065mg 0.04mg Okra
Isoleucine 0.069mg 0.036mg Okra
Leucine 0.105mg 0.058mg Okra
Lysine 0.081mg 0.049mg Okra
Methionine 0.021mg 0.013mg Okra
Phenylalanine 0.065mg 0.034mg Okra
Valine 0.091mg 0.046mg Okra
Histidine 0.031mg 0.022mg Okra
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.026g 0.045g Okra
Monounsaturated Fat 0.017g 0.02g Pimiento
Polyunsaturated fat 0.027g 0.161g Pimiento

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Okra Pimiento
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
47
Pimiento
Mineral Summary Score
24
Okra
14
Pimiento

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%
Pimiento
Carbohydrates
7%
Okra
5%
Pimiento
Fats
1%
Okra
1%
Pimiento

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Pimiento
Pimiento is lower in glycemic index (difference - 45)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Okra
Okra is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.23g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Okra
Okra contains less Sodium (difference - 7mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Okra
Okra is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.019g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Okra
Okra is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($1)
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. Pimiento - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168559/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.