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Olive vs Yam - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is richer in vitamins?
Yam
Yam is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is cheaper?
Yam
Yam is cheaper (difference - $3.3)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Yam
Yam is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.378g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Yam
Yam contains less Sodium (difference - 726mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Olive
Olive is lower in glycemic index (difference - 37)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Olive
Olive contains less Sugars (difference - 0.5g)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
?
It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.

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 Yam
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Olive Yam
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
16
Yam
Mineral Summary Score
27
Olive
19
Yam

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
3
:
5
Yam
Contains more Iron +511.1%
Contains more Calcium +417.6%
Contains more Copper +41%
Contains more Potassium +10100%
Contains more Magnesium +425%
Contains more Phosphorus +1733.3%
Contains less Sodium -98.8%
Equal in Zinc - 0.24
Contains more Iron +511.1%
Contains more Calcium +417.6%
Contains more Copper +41%
Contains more Potassium +10100%
Contains more Magnesium +425%
Contains more Phosphorus +1733.3%
Contains less Sodium -98.8%
Equal in Zinc - 0.24

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
2
:
7
Yam
Contains more Vitamin A +192%
Contains more Vitamin E +371.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +1800%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +3633.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1391.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +1993.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +3155.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +64.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +192%
Contains more Vitamin E +371.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +1800%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +3633.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1391.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +1993.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +3155.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +64.3%

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
9%
Yam
Carbohydrates
6%
Olive
28%
Yam
Fats
49%
Olive
1%
Yam

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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 Yam Opinion
Calories 115 118 Yam
Protein 0.84 1.53 Yam
Fats 10.68 0.17 Olive
Vitamin C 0.9 17.1 Yam
Carbs 6.26 27.88 Yam
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 3.3 0.54 Olive
Calcium 88 17 Olive
Potassium 8 816 Yam
Magnesium 4 21 Yam
Sugars 0 0.5 Yam
Fiber 3.2 4.1 Yam
Copper 0.251 0.178 Olive
Zinc 0.22 0.24 Yam
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Phosphorus 3 55 Yam
Sodium 735 9 Yam
Vitamin A 403 138 Olive
Vitamin E 1.65 0.35 Olive
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.003 0.112 Yam
Vitamin B2 0 0.032 Yam
Vitamin B3 0.037 0.552 Yam
Vitamin B5 0.015 0.314 Yam
Vitamin B6 0.009 0.293 Yam
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 1.4 2.3 Yam
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 1.415 0.037 Yam
Monounsaturated Fat 7.888 0.006 Olive
Polyunsaturated fat 0.911 0.076 Olive
Tryptophan 0.012 Yam
Threonine 0.026 0.054 Yam
Isoleucine 0.031 0.052 Yam
Leucine 0.05 0.096 Yam
Lysine 0.032 0.059 Yam
Methionine 0.012 0.021 Yam
Phenylalanine 0.029 0.071 Yam
Valine 0.038 0.062 Yam
Histidine 0.023 0.034 Yam
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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