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Olive vs Cucumber - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Olive and Cucumber different?

  • Olive is richer in Iron, Copper, Fiber, Vitamin E , and Calcium, while Cucumber is higher in Vitamin K.
  • Olive covers your daily need of Iron 38% more than Cucumber.
  • Olive contains 368 times more Sodium than Cucumber. Olive contains 735mg of Sodium, while Cucumber contains 2mg.

Olives, ripe, canned (small-extra large) and Cucumber, with peel, raw 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
Olive
4
:
Contains more Iron +1078.6%
Contains more Calcium +450%
Contains more Copper +512.2%
Contains more Potassium +1737.5%
Contains more Magnesium +225%
Contains more Phosphorus +700%
Contains less Sodium -99.7%
Equal in Zinc - 0.2
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 124% 27% 1% 3% 84% 6% 2% 96%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 11% 5% 13% 10% 14% 6% 11% 1%
Contains more Iron +1078.6%
Contains more Calcium +450%
Contains more Copper +512.2%
Contains more Potassium +1737.5%
Contains more Magnesium +225%
Contains more Phosphorus +700%
Contains less Sodium -99.7%
Equal in Zinc - 0.2

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
:
Contains more Vitamin A +283.8%
Contains more Vitamin E +5400%
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 +∞%
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 10% 7% 1% 0% 7% 8% 2% 16% 10% 0% 41% 6%
Contains more Vitamin A +283.8%
Contains more Vitamin E +5400%
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 +∞%

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
9
Cucumber
Mineral Summary Score
43
Olive
8
Cucumber

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

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 Cucumber
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
Olive Cucumber
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 Olive Cucumber Opinion
Calories 115 15 Olive
Protein 0.84 0.65 Olive
Fats 10.68 0.11 Olive
Vitamin C 0.9 2.8 Cucumber
Carbs 6.26 3.63 Olive
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 3.3 0.28 Olive
Calcium 88 16 Olive
Potassium 8 147 Cucumber
Magnesium 4 13 Cucumber
Sugar 0 1.67 Olive
Fiber 3.2 0.5 Olive
Copper 0.251 0.041 Olive
Zinc 0.22 0.2 Olive
Starch 0.83 Cucumber
Phosphorus 3 24 Cucumber
Sodium 735 2 Cucumber
Vitamin A 403 105 Olive
Vitamin E 1.65 0.03 Olive
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.003 0.027 Cucumber
Vitamin B2 0 0.033 Cucumber
Vitamin B3 0.037 0.098 Cucumber
Vitamin B5 0.015 0.259 Cucumber
Vitamin B6 0.009 0.04 Cucumber
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 1.4 16.4 Cucumber
Folate 0 7 Cucumber
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 1.415 0.037 Cucumber
Monounsaturated Fat 7.888 0.005 Olive
Polyunsaturated fat 0.911 0.032 Olive
Tryptophan 0.005 Cucumber
Threonine 0.026 0.019 Olive
Isoleucine 0.031 0.021 Olive
Leucine 0.05 0.029 Olive
Lysine 0.032 0.029 Olive
Methionine 0.012 0.006 Olive
Phenylalanine 0.029 0.019 Olive
Valine 0.038 0.022 Olive
Histidine 0.023 0.01 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. Olive - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169094/nutrients
  2. Cucumber - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168409/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.