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Taro vs Okra - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Taro and Okra?

  • Taro is richer in Vitamin E , Potassium, Copper, and Vitamin B6, while Okra is higher in Vitamin K, Vitamin C, Manganese, Folate, Vitamin B1, and Magnesium.
  • Okra's daily need coverage for Vitamin K is 25% higher.
  • Okra has 9 times less Vitamin E than Taro. Taro has 2.38mg of Vitamin E , while Okra has 0.27mg.

We used Taro, raw and Okra, raw types in this comparison.

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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
Taro
3
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5
Okra
Contains more Potassium +97.7%
Contains more Copper +57.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +37.7%
Contains more Iron +12.7%
Contains more Calcium +90.7%
Contains more Magnesium +72.7%
Contains more Zinc +152.2%
Contains less Sodium -36.4%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 21% 13% 53% 24% 58% 7% 36% 2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 24% 25% 27% 41% 37% 16% 27% 1%
Contains more Potassium +97.7%
Contains more Copper +57.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +37.7%
Contains more Iron +12.7%
Contains more Calcium +90.7%
Contains more Magnesium +72.7%
Contains more Zinc +152.2%
Contains less Sodium -36.4%

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
Taro
3
:
7
Okra
Contains more Vitamin E +781.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +23.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +31.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +411.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +842.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +110.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +140%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +66.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +3030%
Contains more Folate +172.7%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 15% 5% 48% 0% 24% 6% 12% 19% 66% 0% 3% 17%
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 E +781.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +23.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +31.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +411.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +842.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +110.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +140%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +66.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +3030%
Contains more Folate +172.7%

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.
Taro Okra
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Taro Okra Opinion
Calories 112kcal 33kcal Taro
Protein 1.5g 1.93g Okra
Fats 0.2g 0.19g Taro
Vitamin C 4.5mg 23mg Okra
Net carbs 22.36g 4.25g Taro
Carbs 26.46g 7.45g Taro
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Iron 0.55mg 0.62mg Okra
Calcium 43mg 82mg Okra
Potassium 591mg 299mg Taro
Magnesium 33mg 57mg Okra
Sugar 0.4g 1.48g Taro
Fiber 4.1g 3.2g Taro
Copper 0.172mg 0.109mg Taro
Zinc 0.23mg 0.58mg Okra
Starch g 0.34g Okra
Phosphorus 84mg 61mg Taro
Sodium 11mg 7mg Okra
Vitamin A 76IU 716IU Okra
Vitamin E 2.38mg 0.27mg Taro
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin B1 0.095mg 0.2mg Okra
Vitamin B2 0.025mg 0.06mg Okra
Vitamin B3 0.6mg 1mg Okra
Vitamin B5 0.303mg 0.245mg Taro
Vitamin B6 0.283mg 0.215mg Taro
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 1µg 31.3µg Okra
Folate 22µg 60µg Okra
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.041g 0.026g Okra
Monounsaturated Fat 0.016g 0.017g Okra
Polyunsaturated fat 0.083g 0.027g Taro
Tryptophan 0.023mg 0.017mg Taro
Threonine 0.069mg 0.065mg Taro
Isoleucine 0.054mg 0.069mg Okra
Leucine 0.111mg 0.105mg Taro
Lysine 0.067mg 0.081mg Okra
Methionine 0.02mg 0.021mg Okra
Phenylalanine 0.082mg 0.065mg Taro
Valine 0.082mg 0.091mg Okra
Histidine 0.034mg 0.031mg Taro
Fructose g 0.57g Okra

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Taro Okra
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs 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
18
Taro
33
Okra
Mineral Summary Score
26
Taro
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
9%
Taro
12%
Okra
Carbohydrates
26%
Taro
7%
Okra
Fats
1%
Taro
1%
Okra

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Taro
Taro is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.08g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Taro
Taro is lower in glycemic index (difference - 53)
Which food is cheaper?
Taro
Taro is cheaper (difference - $1)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Okra
Okra contains less Sodium (difference - 4mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Okra
Okra is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.015g)
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)
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.

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. Taro - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169308/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.