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Chili pepper vs Okra - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Chili pepper and Okra?

  • Chili pepper is higher in Vitamin C, Vitamin B6, and Iron, however Okra is richer in Manganese, Vitamin K, Vitamin B1, Folate, Magnesium, Fiber, and Calcium.
  • Chili pepper's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 134% more.
  • Okra contains 2 times less Vitamin B6 than Chili pepper. Chili pepper contains 0.506mg of Vitamin B6, while Okra contains 0.215mg.

We used Peppers, hot chili, red, raw and Okra, 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 Iron +66.1%
Contains more Copper +18.3%
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%
Equal in Potassium - 299
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 39% 17% 19% 29% 2% 8% 43%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 25% 24% 41% 27% 27% 1% 16% 37%
Contains more Iron +66.1%
Contains more Copper +18.3%
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%
Equal in Potassium - 299

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
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Okra
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%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +177.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +21.9%
Contains more Folate +160.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +123.6%
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%
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%
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%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +177.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +21.9%
Contains more Folate +160.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +123.6%

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

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Chili pepper Okra
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
66
Chili pepper
33
Okra
Mineral Summary Score
20
Chili pepper
24
Okra

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
11%
Chili pepper
12%
Okra
Carbohydrates
9%
Chili pepper
7%
Okra
Fats
2%
Chili pepper
1%
Okra

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. Chili pepper - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170106/nutrients
  2. Okra - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169260/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.