Agave Syrup vs. Okra

Nutrition comparison of Agave Syrup and Okra


Ever wonder how your favorite foods stack up against each other in terms of nutrition?

We compared the nutritional contents of agave syrup versus okra (100g each) below using 2020 USDA and NIH data[1].

For a quick recap of significant nutrients and differences in agave syrup and okra:

  • Both okra and agave syrup are high in Vitamin C.
  • Agave syrup has more riboflavin, however, okra contains more pantothenic acid.
  • Okra is a great source of potassium.
  • Okra is an excellent source of calcium and dietary fiber.
Detailed nutritional comparison of agave syrup and okra is analyzed below. You can also visualize the nutritional comparison for a custom portion or serving size and see how the nutrition compares.

USDA sources for nutritional information: Agave Syrup (Sweetener, syrup, agave) and Okra (Okra, raw) . Have a correction or suggestions? Shoot us an email.


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Calories and Carbs

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Agave syrup is high in calories and okra has 89% less calories than agave syrup - okra has 33 calories per 100 grams and agave syrup has 310 calories.

For macronutrient ratios, agave syrup is lighter in protein, much heavier in carbs and lighter in fat compared to okra per calorie. Agave syrup has a macronutrient ratio of 0:100:0 and for okra, 19:76:5 for protein, carbohydrates and fat from calories.

Macro Ratios from Calories:

Agave Syrup Okra
Protein ~ 19%
Carbohydrates 100% 76%
Fat ~ 5%
Alcohol ~ ~

carbohydrates

Agave syrup is high in carbohydrates and okra has 90% less carbohydrates than agave syrup - okra has 7.5g of total carbs per 100 grams and agave syrup has 76.4g of carbohydrates.

dietary fiber

Okra is an excellent source of dietary fiber and it has 15 times more dietary fiber than agave syrup - okra has 3.2g of dietary fiber per 100 grams and agave syrup has 0.2g of dietary fiber.

sugar

Agave syrup is high in sugar and okra has 98% less sugar than agave syrup - okra has 1.5g of sugar per 100 grams and agave syrup has 68g of sugar.



Protein

protein

Okra has 20 times more protein than agave syrup - okra has 1.9g of protein per 100 grams and agave syrup has 0.09g of protein.

Fat

saturated fat

Both okra and agave syrup are low in saturated fat - okra has 0.03g of saturated fat per 100 grams and agave syrup does not contain significant amounts.

Vitamins

Vitamin C

Both okra and agave syrup are high in Vitamin C. Okra has 35% more Vitamin C than agave syrup - okra has 23mg of Vitamin C per 100 grams and agave syrup has 17mg of Vitamin C.

Vitamin A

Okra has 350% more Vitamin A than agave syrup - okra has 36ug of Vitamin A per 100 grams and agave syrup has 8ug of Vitamin A.

Vitamin E

Okra and agave syrup contain similar amounts of Vitamin E - okra has 0.27mg of Vitamin E per 100 grams and agave syrup has 0.98mg of Vitamin E.

Vitamin K

Okra and agave syrup contain similar amounts of Vitamin K - okra has 31.3ug of Vitamin K per 100 grams and agave syrup has 22.5ug of Vitamin K.

The B Vitamins

Agave syrup has more riboflavin, however, okra contains more pantothenic acid. Both agave syrup and okra contain significant amounts of thiamin, niacin, Vitamin B6 and folate.

Agave Syrup Okra
Thiamin 0.122 MG 0.2 MG
Riboflavin 0.165 MG 0.06 MG
Niacin 0.689 MG 1 MG
Pantothenic acid ~ 0.245 MG
Vitamin B6 0.234 MG 0.215 MG
Folate 30 UG 60 UG

Minerals

calcium

Okra is an excellent source of calcium and it has 81 times more calcium than agave syrup - okra has 82mg of calcium per 100 grams and agave syrup has 1mg of calcium.

iron

Okra has 589% more iron than agave syrup - okra has 0.62mg of iron per 100 grams and agave syrup has 0.09mg of iron.

potassium

Okra is a great source of potassium and it has 73 times more potassium than agave syrup - okra has 299mg of potassium per 100 grams and agave syrup has 4mg of potassium.

Antioxidants and Phytonutrients

carotenoids

Carotenoids are micronutrients commonly found in plants and some animal products. An example is beta-carotene, the notable carotenoid which is a popular source of Vitamin A.[4][5]

For specific types of carotenoids,

Agave Syrup Okra
beta-carotene 94 UG 416 UG
alpha-carotene ~ 27 UG
lutein + zeaxanthin ~ 280 UG



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The comparison below is by common portions, e.g. cups, packages. You can also see a more concrete comparison by weight at equal weight (by grams) comparison.

Note: The specific food items compared are: Agave Syrup (Sweetener, syrup, agave) and Okra (Okra, raw) .

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