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Olive vs Pimiento - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Olive and Pimiento?

  • Olive is richer in Copper, Iron, Calcium, and Vitamin E , yet Pimiento is richer in Vitamin C, Vitamin B6, Vitamin A RAE, and Vitamin K.
  • Pimiento's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 93% higher.
  • Olive has 53 times more Sodium than Pimiento. Olive has 735mg of Sodium, while Pimiento has 14mg.

We used Olives, ripe, canned (small-extra large) and Pimento, canned types in this comparison.

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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 Calcium +1366.7%
Contains more Iron +96.4%
Contains more Zinc +15.8%
Contains more Copper +412.2%
Contains more Magnesium +50%
Contains more Phosphorus +466.7%
Contains more Potassium +1875%
Contains less Sodium -98.1%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 27% 124% 3% 2% 1% 96% 6% 84%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 63% 5% 8% 14% 2% 6% 17%
Contains more Calcium +1366.7%
Contains more Iron +96.4%
Contains more Zinc +15.8%
Contains more Copper +412.2%
Contains more Magnesium +50%
Contains more Phosphorus +466.7%
Contains more Potassium +1875%
Contains less Sodium -98.1%

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 E +139.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +50%
Contains more Vitamin A +558.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +9333.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +466.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1562.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +2288.9%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin K +492.9%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 25% 33% 0% 3% 1% 0% 1% 1% 3% 0% 0% 4%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 160% 14% 0% 283% 5% 14% 12% 1% 50% 5% 0% 21%
Contains more Vitamin E +139.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +50%
Contains more Vitamin A +558.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +9333.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +466.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1562.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +2288.9%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin K +492.9%

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 Pimiento
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Olive Pimiento Opinion
Net carbs 3.06g 3.2g Pimiento
Protein 0.84g 1.1g Pimiento
Fats 10.68g 0.3g Olive
Carbs 6.26g 5.1g Olive
Calories 115kcal 23kcal Olive
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g 2.71g Olive
Fiber 3.2g 1.9g Olive
Calcium 88mg 6mg Olive
Iron 3.3mg 1.68mg Olive
Magnesium 4mg 6mg Pimiento
Phosphorus 3mg 17mg Pimiento
Potassium 8mg 158mg Pimiento
Sodium 735mg 14mg Pimiento
Zinc 0.22mg 0.19mg Olive
Copper 0.251mg 0.049mg Olive
Vitamin A 403IU 2655IU Pimiento
Vitamin E 1.65mg 0.69mg Olive
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 0.9mg 84.9mg Pimiento
Vitamin B1 0.003mg 0.017mg Pimiento
Vitamin B2 0mg 0.06mg Pimiento
Vitamin B3 0.037mg 0.615mg Pimiento
Vitamin B5 0.015mg 0.01mg Olive
Vitamin B6 0.009mg 0.215mg Pimiento
Folate 0µg 6µg Pimiento
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 1.4µg 8.3µg Pimiento
Tryptophan mg 0.014mg Pimiento
Threonine 0.026mg 0.04mg Pimiento
Isoleucine 0.031mg 0.036mg Pimiento
Leucine 0.05mg 0.058mg Pimiento
Lysine 0.032mg 0.049mg Pimiento
Methionine 0.012mg 0.013mg Pimiento
Phenylalanine 0.029mg 0.034mg Pimiento
Valine 0.038mg 0.046mg Pimiento
Histidine 0.023mg 0.022mg Olive
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 1.415g 0.045g Pimiento
Monounsaturated Fat 7.888g 0.02g Olive
Polyunsaturated fat 0.911g 0.161g Olive

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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

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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
47
Pimiento
Mineral Summary Score
43
Olive
14
Pimiento

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
7%
Pimiento
Carbohydrates
6%
Olive
5%
Pimiento
Fats
49%
Olive
1%
Pimiento

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Pimiento
Pimiento contains less Sodium (difference - 721mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pimiento
Pimiento is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.37g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Pimiento
Pimiento is lower in glycemic index (difference - 45)
Which food is cheaper?
Pimiento
Pimiento is cheaper (difference - $2.5)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Pimiento
Pimiento is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Olive
Olive is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.71g)
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.

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. Pimiento - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168559/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.