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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.
  • 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 Potassium +89.2%
Contains more Magnesium +850%
Contains more Copper +122.4%
Contains more Zinc +205.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +258.8%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Iron +171%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 24% 25% 27% 41% 37% 16% 27% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 63% 2% 14% 5% 17% 6% 8% 2%
Contains more Calcium +1266.7%
Contains more Potassium +89.2%
Contains more Magnesium +850%
Contains more Copper +122.4%
Contains more Zinc +205.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +258.8%
Contains less Sodium -50%
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 Vitamin K +277.1%
Contains more Folate +900%
Contains more Vitamin C +269.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +270.8%
Contains more Vitamin E +155.6%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.06
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.215
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 283% 160% 14% 0% 5% 14% 12% 1% 50% 0% 21% 5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1076.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +62.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +2350%
Contains more Vitamin K +277.1%
Contains more Folate +900%
Contains more Vitamin C +269.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +270.8%
Contains more Vitamin E +155.6%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.06
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.215

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 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

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Okra Pimiento
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?
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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Okra Pimiento Opinion
Calories 33 23 Okra
Protein 1.93 1.1 Okra
Fats 0.19 0.3 Pimiento
Vitamin C 23 84.9 Pimiento
Net carbs 4.25 3.200000047683716 Okra
Carbs 7.45 5.1 Okra
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.62 1.68 Pimiento
Calcium 82 6 Okra
Potassium 299 158 Okra
Magnesium 57 6 Okra
Sugar 1.48 2.71 Okra
Fiber 3.2 1.9 Okra
Copper 0.109 0.049 Okra
Zinc 0.58 0.19 Okra
Starch 0.34 Okra
Phosphorus 61 17 Okra
Sodium 7 14 Okra
Vitamin A 716 2655 Pimiento
Vitamin E 0.27 0.69 Pimiento
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.2 0.017 Okra
Vitamin B2 0.06 0.06
Vitamin B3 1 0.615 Okra
Vitamin B5 0.245 0.01 Okra
Vitamin B6 0.215 0.215
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 31.3 8.3 Okra
Folate 60 6 Okra
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.026 0.045 Okra
Monounsaturated Fat 0.017 0.02 Pimiento
Polyunsaturated fat 0.027 0.161 Pimiento
Tryptophan 0.017 0.014 Okra
Threonine 0.065 0.04 Okra
Isoleucine 0.069 0.036 Okra
Leucine 0.105 0.058 Okra
Lysine 0.081 0.049 Okra
Methionine 0.021 0.013 Okra
Phenylalanine 0.065 0.034 Okra
Valine 0.091 0.046 Okra
Histidine 0.031 0.022 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. 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.