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Cucumber vs Olive - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Cucumber and Olive different?

  • Cucumber is richer in Vitamin K, while Olive is higher in Iron, Copper, Fiber, Vitamin E , and Calcium.
  • Olive covers your daily need of Iron 38% more than Cucumber.
  • Cucumber contains 18 times more Potassium than Olive. Cucumber contains 147mg of Potassium, while Olive contains 8mg.
  • Cucumber is lower in Saturated Fat.

Cucumber, with peel, raw and Olives, ripe, canned (small-extra large) types were used in this article.

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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
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Olive
Contains more Potassium +1737.5%
Contains more Magnesium +225%
Contains more Phosphorus +700%
Contains less Sodium -99.7%
Contains more Iron +1078.6%
Contains more Calcium +450%
Contains more Copper +512.2%
Equal in Zinc - 0.22
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 11% 5% 13% 10% 14% 6% 11% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 124% 27% 1% 3% 84% 6% 2% 96%
Contains more Potassium +1737.5%
Contains more Magnesium +225%
Contains more Phosphorus +700%
Contains less Sodium -99.7%
Contains more Iron +1078.6%
Contains more Calcium +450%
Contains more Copper +512.2%
Equal in Zinc - 0.22

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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Olive
Contains more Vitamin C +211.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +800%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +164.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +1626.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +344.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +1071.4%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +283.8%
Contains more Vitamin E +5400%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 10% 7% 1% 0% 7% 8% 2% 16% 10% 0% 41% 6%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 3% 25% 33% 0% 1% 0% 1% 1% 3% 0% 4% 0%
Contains more Vitamin C +211.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +800%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +164.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +1626.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +344.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +1071.4%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +283.8%
Contains more Vitamin E +5400%

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
9
Cucumber
6
Olive
Mineral Summary Score
8
Cucumber
43
Olive

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
4%
Cucumber
5%
Olive
Carbohydrates
4%
Cucumber
6%
Olive
Fats
1%
Cucumber
49%
Olive

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

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Olive
Olive is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.67g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cucumber
Cucumber contains less Sodium (difference - 733mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cucumber
Cucumber is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.378g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Cucumber
Cucumber is lower in glycemic index (difference - 21)
Which food is cheaper?
Cucumber
Cucumber is cheaper (difference - $3.1)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Cucumber
Cucumber 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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Cucumber Olive Opinion
Calories 15 115 Olive
Protein 0.65 0.84 Olive
Fats 0.11 10.68 Olive
Vitamin C 2.8 0.9 Cucumber
Net carbs 3.130000114440918 3.059999942779541 Cucumber
Carbs 3.63 6.26 Olive
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.28 3.3 Olive
Calcium 16 88 Olive
Potassium 147 8 Cucumber
Magnesium 13 4 Cucumber
Sugar 1.67 0 Olive
Fiber 0.5 3.2 Olive
Copper 0.041 0.251 Olive
Zinc 0.2 0.22 Olive
Starch 0.83 Cucumber
Phosphorus 24 3 Cucumber
Sodium 2 735 Cucumber
Vitamin A 105 403 Olive
Vitamin E 0.03 1.65 Olive
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.027 0.003 Cucumber
Vitamin B2 0.033 0 Cucumber
Vitamin B3 0.098 0.037 Cucumber
Vitamin B5 0.259 0.015 Cucumber
Vitamin B6 0.04 0.009 Cucumber
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 16.4 1.4 Cucumber
Folate 7 0 Cucumber
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.037 1.415 Cucumber
Monounsaturated Fat 0.005 7.888 Olive
Polyunsaturated fat 0.032 0.911 Olive
Tryptophan 0.005 Cucumber
Threonine 0.019 0.026 Olive
Isoleucine 0.021 0.031 Olive
Leucine 0.029 0.05 Olive
Lysine 0.029 0.032 Olive
Methionine 0.006 0.012 Olive
Phenylalanine 0.019 0.029 Olive
Valine 0.022 0.038 Olive
Histidine 0.01 0.023 Olive
Fructose 0.87 Cucumber

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. Cucumber - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168409/nutrients
  2. Olive - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169094/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.