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Okra vs Red cabbage - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Okra and Red cabbage

  • Okra has more Manganese, Vitamin B1, Folate, Copper, and Magnesium, however Red cabbage is richer in Vitamin C, and Vitamin K.
  • Red cabbage covers your daily Vitamin C needs 38% more than Okra.
  • Red cabbage has 6 times less Copper than Okra. Okra has 0.109mg of Copper, while Red cabbage has 0.017mg.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Okra, raw and Cabbage, red, 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
Contains more Calcium +82.2%
Contains more Magnesium +256.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +103.3%
Contains more Potassium +23%
Contains less Sodium -74.1%
Contains more Zinc +163.6%
Contains more Copper +541.2%
Contains more Iron +29%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 25% 24% 41% 27% 27% 1% 16% 37%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 14% 30% 12% 13% 22% 4% 6% 6%
Contains more Calcium +82.2%
Contains more Magnesium +256.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +103.3%
Contains more Potassium +23%
Contains less Sodium -74.1%
Contains more Zinc +163.6%
Contains more Copper +541.2%
Contains more Iron +29%

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
6
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Contains more Vitamin E +145.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +212.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +139.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +66.7%
Contains more Folate +233.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +55.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +147.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +15%
Contains more Vitamin K +22%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.209
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 67% 3% 0% 190% 16% 16% 8% 9% 49% 14% 0% 96%
Contains more Vitamin E +145.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +212.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +139.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +66.7%
Contains more Folate +233.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +55.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +147.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +15%
Contains more Vitamin K +22%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.209

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Okra Red cabbage Opinion
Net carbs 4.25g 5.27g Red cabbage
Protein 1.93g 1.43g Okra
Fats 0.19g 0.16g Okra
Carbs 7.45g 7.37g Okra
Calories 33kcal 31kcal Okra
Starch 0.34g 0g Okra
Fructose 0.57g 1.48g Red cabbage
Sugar 1.48g 3.83g Okra
Fiber 3.2g 2.1g Okra
Calcium 82mg 45mg Okra
Iron 0.62mg 0.8mg Red cabbage
Magnesium 57mg 16mg Okra
Phosphorus 61mg 30mg Okra
Potassium 299mg 243mg Okra
Sodium 7mg 27mg Okra
Zinc 0.58mg 0.22mg Okra
Copper 0.109mg 0.017mg Okra
Vitamin A 716IU 1116IU Red cabbage
Vitamin E 0.27mg 0.11mg Okra
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 23mg 57mg Red cabbage
Vitamin B1 0.2mg 0.064mg Okra
Vitamin B2 0.06mg 0.069mg Red cabbage
Vitamin B3 1mg 0.418mg Okra
Vitamin B5 0.245mg 0.147mg Okra
Vitamin B6 0.215mg 0.209mg Okra
Folate 60µg 18µg Okra
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 31.3µg 38.2µg Red cabbage
Tryptophan 0.017mg 0.012mg Okra
Threonine 0.065mg 0.039mg Okra
Isoleucine 0.069mg 0.034mg Okra
Leucine 0.105mg 0.046mg Okra
Lysine 0.081mg 0.049mg Okra
Methionine 0.021mg 0.014mg Okra
Phenylalanine 0.065mg 0.036mg Okra
Valine 0.091mg 0.048mg Okra
Histidine 0.031mg 0.024mg Okra
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.026g 0.021g Red cabbage
Monounsaturated Fat 0.017g 0.012g Okra
Polyunsaturated fat 0.027g 0.08g Red cabbage

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Okra Red cabbage
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
39
Red cabbage
Mineral Summary Score
24
Okra
13
Red cabbage

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
9%
Red cabbage
Carbohydrates
7%
Okra
7%
Red cabbage
Fats
1%
Okra
1%
Red cabbage

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Red cabbage
Red cabbage is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.005g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Red cabbage
Red cabbage is lower in glycemic index (difference - 32)
Which food is cheaper?
Red cabbage
Red cabbage is cheaper (difference - $0.7)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Okra
Okra is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.35g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Okra
Okra contains less Sodium (difference - 20mg)
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 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. Red cabbage - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169977/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.