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Olive vs Carrot - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Olive and Carrot?

  • Olive is higher in Iron, Copper, and Vitamin E , yet Carrot is higher in Vitamin A, Vitamin B6, Vitamin K, Potassium, and Vitamin B3.
  • Carrot's daily need coverage for Vitamin A is 91% more.
  • Olive has 38 times more Saturated Fat than Carrot. While Olive has 1.415g of Saturated Fat, Carrot has only 0.037g.

We used Olives, ripe, canned (small-extra large) and Carrots, raw types 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
Olive
3
:
5
Carrot
Contains more Iron +1000%
Contains more Calcium +166.7%
Contains more Copper +457.8%
Contains more Potassium +3900%
Contains more Magnesium +200%
Contains more Phosphorus +1066.7%
Contains less Sodium -90.6%
Equal in Zinc - 0.24
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 124% 27% 1% 3% 84% 6% 2% 96%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 12% 10% 29% 9% 15% 7% 15% 9%
Contains more Iron +1000%
Contains more Calcium +166.7%
Contains more Copper +457.8%
Contains more Potassium +3900%
Contains more Magnesium +200%
Contains more Phosphorus +1066.7%
Contains less Sodium -90.6%
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
1
:
9
Carrot
Contains more Vitamin E +150%
Contains more Vitamin C +555.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +4045.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +2100%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +2556.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +1720%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1433.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +842.9%
Contains more Folate +∞%
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%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 20% 1003% 14% 0% 17% 14% 19% 17% 32% 0% 33% 15%
Contains more Vitamin E +150%
Contains more Vitamin C +555.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +4045.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +2100%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +2556.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +1720%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1433.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +842.9%
Contains more Folate +∞%

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
6
Olive
98
Carrot
Mineral Summary Score
43
Olive
13
Carrot

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
5%
Olive
6%
Carrot
Carbohydrates
6%
Olive
10%
Carrot
Fats
49%
Olive
1%
Carrot

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.
Olive Carrot
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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ok
is better in case of low diet
Olive Carrot
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 - 4.74g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Carrot
Carrot contains less Sodium (difference - 666mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Carrot
Carrot is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.378g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Carrot
Carrot is lower in glycemic index (difference - 39)
Which food is cheaper?
Carrot
Carrot is cheaper (difference - $3.1)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Carrot
Carrot is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
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 Olive Carrot Opinion
Calories 115 41 Olive
Protein 0.84 0.93 Carrot
Fats 10.68 0.24 Olive
Vitamin C 0.9 5.9 Carrot
Carbs 6.26 9.58 Carrot
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 3.3 0.3 Olive
Calcium 88 33 Olive
Potassium 8 320 Carrot
Magnesium 4 12 Carrot
Sugar 0 4.74 Olive
Fiber 3.2 2.8 Olive
Copper 0.251 0.045 Olive
Zinc 0.22 0.24 Carrot
Starch 1.43 Carrot
Phosphorus 3 35 Carrot
Sodium 735 69 Carrot
Vitamin A 403 16706 Carrot
Vitamin E 1.65 0.66 Olive
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.003 0.066 Carrot
Vitamin B2 0 0.058 Carrot
Vitamin B3 0.037 0.983 Carrot
Vitamin B5 0.015 0.273 Carrot
Vitamin B6 0.009 0.138 Carrot
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 1.4 13.2 Carrot
Folate 0 19 Carrot
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 1.415 0.037 Carrot
Monounsaturated Fat 7.888 0.014 Olive
Polyunsaturated fat 0.911 0.117 Olive
Tryptophan 0.012 Carrot
Threonine 0.026 0.191 Carrot
Isoleucine 0.031 0.077 Carrot
Leucine 0.05 0.102 Carrot
Lysine 0.032 0.101 Carrot
Methionine 0.012 0.02 Carrot
Phenylalanine 0.029 0.061 Carrot
Valine 0.038 0.069 Carrot
Histidine 0.023 0.04 Carrot
Fructose 0.55 Carrot

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. Olive - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169094/nutrients
  2. Carrot - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170393/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.