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Welsh onion vs Okra - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Welsh onion and Okra

  • Welsh onion has more Vitamin K, and Iron, while Okra has more Manganese, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B6, Folate, Magnesium, and Calcium.
  • Welsh onion's daily need coverage for Vitamin K is 135% higher.
  • Okra contains 2 times less Iron than Welsh onion. Welsh onion contains 1.22mg of Iron, while Okra contains 0.62mg.

The food types used in this comparison are Onions, welsh, raw and Okra, 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 Iron +96.8%
Contains more Calcium +355.6%
Contains more Magnesium +147.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +24.5%
Contains more Potassium +41%
Contains less Sodium -58.8%
Contains more Zinc +11.5%
Contains more Copper +55.7%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 46% 17% 22% 19% 3% 15% 24%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 25% 24% 41% 27% 27% 1% 16% 37%
Contains more Iron +96.8%
Contains more Calcium +355.6%
Contains more Magnesium +147.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +24.5%
Contains more Potassium +41%
Contains less Sodium -58.8%
Contains more Zinc +11.5%
Contains more Copper +55.7%

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 +62%
Contains more Vitamin E +88.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +17.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +50%
Contains more Vitamin K +517.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +300%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +150%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +45%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +198.6%
Contains more Folate +275%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 70% 11% 0% 90% 13% 21% 8% 11% 17% 12% 0% 484%
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 +62%
Contains more Vitamin E +88.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +17.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +50%
Contains more Vitamin K +517.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +300%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +150%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +45%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +198.6%
Contains more Folate +275%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Welsh onion Okra Opinion
Net carbs 4.1g 4.25g Okra
Protein 1.9g 1.93g Okra
Fats 0.4g 0.19g Welsh onion
Carbs 6.5g 7.45g Okra
Calories 34kcal 33kcal Welsh onion
Starch g 0.34g Okra
Fructose g 0.57g Okra
Sugar 2.18g 1.48g Okra
Fiber 2.4g 3.2g Okra
Calcium 18mg 82mg Okra
Iron 1.22mg 0.62mg Welsh onion
Magnesium 23mg 57mg Okra
Phosphorus 49mg 61mg Okra
Potassium 212mg 299mg Okra
Sodium 17mg 7mg Okra
Zinc 0.52mg 0.58mg Okra
Copper 0.07mg 0.109mg Okra
Vitamin A 1160IU 716IU Welsh onion
Vitamin E 0.51mg 0.27mg Welsh onion
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 27mg 23mg Welsh onion
Vitamin B1 0.05mg 0.2mg Okra
Vitamin B2 0.09mg 0.06mg Welsh onion
Vitamin B3 0.4mg 1mg Okra
Vitamin B5 0.169mg 0.245mg Okra
Vitamin B6 0.072mg 0.215mg Okra
Folate 16µg 60µg Okra
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 193.4µg 31.3µg Welsh onion
Tryptophan 0.021mg 0.017mg Welsh onion
Threonine 0.074mg 0.065mg Welsh onion
Isoleucine 0.081mg 0.069mg Welsh onion
Leucine 0.113mg 0.105mg Welsh onion
Lysine 0.095mg 0.081mg Welsh onion
Methionine 0.021mg 0.021mg
Phenylalanine 0.061mg 0.065mg Okra
Valine 0.084mg 0.091mg Okra
Histidine 0.033mg 0.031mg Welsh onion
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.067g 0.026g Okra
Monounsaturated Fat 0.056g 0.017g Welsh onion
Polyunsaturated fat 0.156g 0.027g Welsh onion

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Welsh onion 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
61
Welsh onion
33
Okra
Mineral Summary Score
18
Welsh onion
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%
Welsh onion
12%
Okra
Carbohydrates
7%
Welsh onion
7%
Okra
Fats
2%
Welsh onion
1%
Okra

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Welsh onion
Welsh onion is lower in glycemic index (difference - 39)
Which food is cheaper?
Welsh onion
Welsh onion is cheaper (difference - $0.8)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Okra
Okra is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.7g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Okra
Okra contains less Sodium (difference - 10mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Okra
Okra is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.041g)
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. Welsh onion - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170007/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.