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Okra vs Turnip - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Okra and Turnip

  • Turnip has less Manganese, Vitamin K, Vitamin B1, Folate, Magnesium, Vitamin B6, Fiber, and Calcium.
  • Okra's daily need coverage for Manganese is 28% more.
  • Okra has 313 times more Vitamin K than Turnip. Okra has 31.3µg of Vitamin K, while Turnip has 0.1µg.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Okra, raw and Turnips, 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
Okra
8
:
0
Turnip
Contains more Calcium +173.3%
Contains more Iron +106.7%
Contains more Magnesium +418.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +125.9%
Contains more Potassium +56.5%
Contains less Sodium -89.6%
Contains more Zinc +114.8%
Contains more Copper +28.2%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 25% 24% 41% 27% 27% 1% 16% 37%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 9% 12% 8% 12% 17% 9% 8% 29%
Contains more Calcium +173.3%
Contains more Iron +106.7%
Contains more Magnesium +418.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +125.9%
Contains more Potassium +56.5%
Contains less Sodium -89.6%
Contains more Zinc +114.8%
Contains more Copper +28.2%

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
10
:
0
Turnip
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +800%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +400%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +150%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +22.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +138.9%
Contains more Folate +300%
Contains more Vitamin K +31200%
Equal in Vitamin C - 21
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 0% 1% 0% 70% 10% 7% 8% 12% 21% 12% 0% 1%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +800%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +400%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +150%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +22.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +138.9%
Contains more Folate +300%
Contains more Vitamin K +31200%
Equal in Vitamin C - 21

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 Turnip
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
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Okra Turnip Opinion
Net carbs 4.25g 4.63g Turnip
Protein 1.93g 0.9g Okra
Fats 0.19g 0.1g Okra
Carbs 7.45g 6.43g Okra
Calories 33kcal 28kcal Okra
Starch 0.34g g Okra
Fructose 0.57g g Okra
Sugar 1.48g 3.8g Okra
Fiber 3.2g 1.8g Okra
Calcium 82mg 30mg Okra
Iron 0.62mg 0.3mg Okra
Magnesium 57mg 11mg Okra
Phosphorus 61mg 27mg Okra
Potassium 299mg 191mg Okra
Sodium 7mg 67mg Okra
Zinc 0.58mg 0.27mg Okra
Copper 0.109mg 0.085mg Okra
Vitamin A 716IU 0IU Okra
Vitamin E 0.27mg 0.03mg Okra
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 23mg 21mg Okra
Vitamin B1 0.2mg 0.04mg Okra
Vitamin B2 0.06mg 0.03mg Okra
Vitamin B3 1mg 0.4mg Okra
Vitamin B5 0.245mg 0.2mg Okra
Vitamin B6 0.215mg 0.09mg Okra
Folate 60µg 15µg Okra
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 31.3µg 0.1µg Okra
Tryptophan 0.017mg 0.009mg Okra
Threonine 0.065mg 0.025mg Okra
Isoleucine 0.069mg 0.036mg Okra
Leucine 0.105mg 0.033mg Okra
Lysine 0.081mg 0.036mg Okra
Methionine 0.021mg 0.011mg Okra
Phenylalanine 0.065mg 0.017mg Okra
Valine 0.091mg 0.03mg Okra
Histidine 0.031mg 0.014mg Okra
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.026g 0.011g Turnip
Monounsaturated Fat 0.017g 0.006g Okra
Polyunsaturated fat 0.027g 0.053g Turnip

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Okra Turnip
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
12
Turnip
Mineral Summary Score
24
Okra
13
Turnip

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
5%
Turnip
Carbohydrates
7%
Okra
6%
Turnip
Fats
1%
Okra
0%
Turnip

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Turnip
Turnip is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.015g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Turnip
Turnip is lower in glycemic index (difference - 73)
Which food is cheaper?
Turnip
Turnip is cheaper (difference - $1)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Okra
Okra is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.32g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Okra
Okra contains less Sodium (difference - 60mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Okra
Okra is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Okra
Okra is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

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. Turnip - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170465/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.