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Jalapeño vs Okra - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Jalapeño and Okra?

  • Jalapeño is higher in Vitamin C, Vitamin E and Vitamin B6, however Okra is richer in Manganese, Vitamin B1, Vitamin K, Magnesium, Folate, Calcium and Copper.
  • Jalapeño's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 106% more.
  • Okra contains 13 times less Vitamin E than Jalapeño. Jalapeño contains 3.58mg of Vitamin E , while Okra contains 0.27mg.

We used Peppers, jalapeno, 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
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Okra
Contains less Sodium -57.1%
Contains more Iron +148%
Contains more Calcium +583.3%
Contains more Potassium +20.6%
Contains more Magnesium +280%
Contains more Copper +137%
Contains more Zinc +314.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +134.6%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 10% 4% 22% 11% 16% 4% 12% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 24% 25% 27% 41% 37% 16% 27% 1%
Contains less Sodium -57.1%
Contains more Iron +148%
Contains more Calcium +583.3%
Contains more Potassium +20.6%
Contains more Magnesium +280%
Contains more Copper +137%
Contains more Zinc +314.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +134.6%

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 C +415.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +50.6%
Contains more Vitamin E +1225.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +16.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +28%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +28.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +94.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +400%
Contains more Vitamin K +69.2%
Contains more Folate +122.2%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 396% 65% 72% 0% 10% 17% 24% 19% 97% 0% 47% 21%
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%
Contains more Vitamin C +415.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +50.6%
Contains more Vitamin E +1225.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +16.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +28%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +28.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +94.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +400%
Contains more Vitamin K +69.2%
Contains more Folate +122.2%

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
64
Jalapeño
33
Okra
Mineral Summary Score
10
Jalapeño
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 the food
Protein
5%
Jalapeño
12%
Okra
Carbohydrates
7%
Jalapeño
7%
Okra
Fats
2%
Jalapeño
1%
Okra

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Jalapeño Okra
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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is better in case of low diet
Jalapeño Okra
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 contains less Sugars?
Okra
Okra contains less Sugars (difference - 2.64g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Okra
Okra is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.066g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Okra
Okra is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Jalapeño
Jalapeño contains less Sodium (difference - 4mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Jalapeño
Jalapeño is lower in glycemic index (difference - 32)
Which food is cheaper?
Jalapeño
Jalapeño is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Jalapeño
Jalapeño is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Jalapeño Okra Opinion
Calories 29 33 Okra
Protein 0.91 1.93 Okra
Fats 0.37 0.19 Jalapeño
Vitamin C 118.6 23 Jalapeño
Carbs 6.5 7.45 Okra
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.25 0.62 Okra
Calcium 12 82 Okra
Potassium 248 299 Okra
Magnesium 15 57 Okra
Sugars 4.12 1.48 Okra
Fiber 2.8 3.2 Okra
Copper 0.046 0.109 Okra
Zinc 0.14 0.58 Okra
Starch 0.34 Okra
Phosphorus 26 61 Okra
Sodium 3 7 Jalapeño
Vitamin A 1078 716 Jalapeño
Vitamin E 3.58 0.27 Jalapeño
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.04 0.2 Okra
Vitamin B2 0.07 0.06 Jalapeño
Vitamin B3 1.28 1 Jalapeño
Vitamin B5 0.315 0.245 Jalapeño
Vitamin B6 0.419 0.215 Jalapeño
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 18.5 31.3 Okra
Folate 27 60 Okra
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.092 0.026 Okra
Monounsaturated Fat 0.029 0.017 Jalapeño
Polyunsaturated fat 0.112 0.027 Jalapeño
Tryptophan 0.017 Okra
Threonine 0.065 Okra
Isoleucine 0.069 Okra
Leucine 0.105 Okra
Lysine 0.081 Okra
Methionine 0.021 Okra
Phenylalanine 0.065 Okra
Valine 0.091 Okra
Histidine 0.031 Okra
Fructose 2.63 0.57 Jalapeño

References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented seperately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links of the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Jalapeño - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168576/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.