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Olive vs Ginger - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Olive and Ginger different?

  • Olive is higher in Iron, Vitamin E , and Calcium, however Ginger is richer in Potassium, Vitamin B6, Magnesium, and Manganese.
  • Daily need coverage for Iron from Olive is 34% higher.
  • Olive contains 57 times more Sodium than Ginger. While Olive contains 735mg of Sodium, Ginger contains only 13mg.

Olives, ripe, canned (small-extra large) and Ginger root, raw are the varieties 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
3
:
5
Ginger
Contains more Iron +450%
Contains more Calcium +450%
Contains more Copper +11.1%
Contains more Potassium +5087.5%
Contains more Magnesium +975%
Contains more Zinc +54.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +1033.3%
Contains less Sodium -98.2%
Equal in Copper - 0.226
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 124% 27% 1% 3% 84% 6% 2% 96%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 23% 5% 37% 31% 76% 10% 15% 2%
Contains more Iron +450%
Contains more Calcium +450%
Contains more Copper +11.1%
Contains more Potassium +5087.5%
Contains more Magnesium +975%
Contains more Zinc +54.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +1033.3%
Contains less Sodium -98.2%
Equal in Copper - 0.226

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
:
7
Ginger
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +534.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +1300%
Contains more Vitamin C +455.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +733.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1927%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +1253.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1677.8%
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 17% 0% 6% 0% 7% 8% 15% 13% 37% 0% 1% 9%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +534.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +1300%
Contains more Vitamin C +455.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +733.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1927%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +1253.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1677.8%
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
Ginger
Mineral Summary Score
43
Olive
24
Ginger

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
11%
Ginger
Carbohydrates
6%
Olive
18%
Ginger
Fats
49%
Olive
3%
Ginger

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 Ginger
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

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Olive Ginger
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 - 1.7g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Ginger
Ginger contains less Sodium (difference - 722mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Ginger
Ginger is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.212g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Ginger
Ginger is lower in glycemic index (difference - 15)
Which food is cheaper?
Ginger
Ginger is cheaper (difference - $3)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Ginger
Ginger 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 Ginger Opinion
Calories 115 80 Olive
Protein 0.84 1.82 Ginger
Fats 10.68 0.75 Olive
Vitamin C 0.9 5 Ginger
Carbs 6.26 17.77 Ginger
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 3.3 0.6 Olive
Calcium 88 16 Olive
Potassium 8 415 Ginger
Magnesium 4 43 Ginger
Sugar 0 1.7 Olive
Fiber 3.2 2 Olive
Copper 0.251 0.226 Olive
Zinc 0.22 0.34 Ginger
Starch
Phosphorus 3 34 Ginger
Sodium 735 13 Ginger
Vitamin A 403 0 Olive
Vitamin E 1.65 0.26 Olive
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.003 0.025 Ginger
Vitamin B2 0 0.034 Ginger
Vitamin B3 0.037 0.75 Ginger
Vitamin B5 0.015 0.203 Ginger
Vitamin B6 0.009 0.16 Ginger
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 1.4 0.1 Olive
Folate 0 11 Ginger
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 1.415 0.203 Ginger
Monounsaturated Fat 7.888 0.154 Olive
Polyunsaturated fat 0.911 0.154 Olive
Tryptophan 0.012 Ginger
Threonine 0.026 0.036 Ginger
Isoleucine 0.031 0.051 Ginger
Leucine 0.05 0.074 Ginger
Lysine 0.032 0.057 Ginger
Methionine 0.012 0.013 Ginger
Phenylalanine 0.029 0.045 Ginger
Valine 0.038 0.073 Ginger
Histidine 0.023 0.03 Ginger
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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. Ginger - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169231/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.