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Olive vs Onion - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is cheaper?
Onion
Onion is cheaper (difference - $3.3)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Onion
Onion contains less Sodium (difference - 731mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Onion
Onion is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.373g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Olive
Olive is lower in glycemic index (difference - 15)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Olive
Olive contains less Sugars (difference - 4.24g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
?
It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.
Which food is richer in minerals?
?
It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

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.
Olive Onion
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Rich in vitamins Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Olive Onion
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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
5
Olive
6
Onion
Mineral Summary Score
27
Olive
6
Onion

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
Olive
4
:
4
Onion
Contains more Iron +1471.4%
Contains more Calcium +282.6%
Contains more Copper +543.6%
Contains more Zinc +29.4%
Contains more Potassium +1725%
Contains more Magnesium +150%
Contains more Phosphorus +866.7%
Contains less Sodium -99.5%
Contains more Iron +1471.4%
Contains more Calcium +282.6%
Contains more Copper +543.6%
Contains more Zinc +29.4%
Contains more Potassium +1725%
Contains more Magnesium +150%
Contains more Phosphorus +866.7%
Contains less Sodium -99.5%

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
Olive
3
:
6
Onion
Contains more Vitamin A +20050%
Contains more Vitamin E +8150%
Contains more Vitamin K +250%
Contains more Vitamin C +722.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1433.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +213.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +720%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1233.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +20050%
Contains more Vitamin E +8150%
Contains more Vitamin K +250%
Contains more Vitamin C +722.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1433.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +213.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +720%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1233.3%

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%
Olive
7%
Onion
Carbohydrates
6%
Olive
9%
Onion
Fats
49%
Olive
0%
Onion

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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 Olive Onion Opinion
Calories 115 40 Olive
Protein 0.84 1.1 Onion
Fats 10.68 0.1 Olive
Vitamin C 0.9 7.4 Onion
Carbs 6.26 9.34 Onion
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 3.3 0.21 Olive
Calcium 88 23 Olive
Potassium 8 146 Onion
Magnesium 4 10 Onion
Sugars 0 4.24 Onion
Fiber 3.2 1.7 Olive
Copper 0.251 0.039 Olive
Zinc 0.22 0.17 Olive
Starch 0 Onion
Phosphorus 3 29 Onion
Sodium 735 4 Onion
Vitamin A 403 2 Olive
Vitamin E 1.65 0.02 Olive
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.003 0.046 Onion
Vitamin B2 0 0.027 Onion
Vitamin B3 0.037 0.116 Onion
Vitamin B5 0.015 0.123 Onion
Vitamin B6 0.009 0.12 Onion
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 1.4 0.4 Olive
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 1.415 0.042 Onion
Monounsaturated Fat 7.888 0.013 Olive
Polyunsaturated fat 0.911 0.017 Olive
Tryptophan 0.014 Onion
Threonine 0.026 0.021 Olive
Isoleucine 0.031 0.014 Olive
Leucine 0.05 0.025 Olive
Lysine 0.032 0.039 Onion
Methionine 0.012 0.002 Olive
Phenylalanine 0.029 0.025 Olive
Valine 0.038 0.021 Olive
Histidine 0.023 0.014 Olive
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
Dietary Guidelines for Americans is used as the primary source for advice in this web resource
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