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Olive vs Taro - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Olive and Taro

  • Olive has more Iron, and Copper, while Taro has more Vitamin B6, Potassium, Manganese, Phosphorus, Vitamin B1, and Magnesium.
  • Olive's daily need coverage for Iron is 34% higher.
  • Taro contains 67 times less Sodium than Olive. Olive contains 735mg of Sodium, while Taro contains 11mg.

The food types used in this comparison are Olives, ripe, canned (small-extra large) and Taro, raw.

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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
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5
Taro
Contains more Calcium +104.7%
Contains more Iron +500%
Contains more Copper +45.9%
Contains more Magnesium +725%
Contains more Phosphorus +2700%
Contains more Potassium +7287.5%
Contains less Sodium -98.5%
Equal in Zinc - 0.23
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 27% 124% 3% 2% 1% 96% 6% 84%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 13% 21% 24% 36% 53% 2% 7% 58%
Contains more Calcium +104.7%
Contains more Iron +500%
Contains more Copper +45.9%
Contains more Magnesium +725%
Contains more Phosphorus +2700%
Contains more Potassium +7287.5%
Contains less Sodium -98.5%
Equal in Zinc - 0.23

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
:
8
Taro
Contains more Vitamin A +430.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +40%
Contains more Vitamin E +44.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +400%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +3066.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1521.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +1920%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +3044.4%
Contains more Folate +∞%
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 5% 48% 0% 15% 24% 6% 12% 19% 66% 17% 0% 3%
Contains more Vitamin A +430.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +40%
Contains more Vitamin E +44.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +400%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +3066.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1521.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +1920%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +3044.4%
Contains more Folate +∞%

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 Taro
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 Taro Opinion
Net carbs 3.06g 22.36g Taro
Protein 0.84g 1.5g Taro
Fats 10.68g 0.2g Olive
Carbs 6.26g 26.46g Taro
Calories 115kcal 112kcal Olive
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g 0.4g Olive
Fiber 3.2g 4.1g Taro
Calcium 88mg 43mg Olive
Iron 3.3mg 0.55mg Olive
Magnesium 4mg 33mg Taro
Phosphorus 3mg 84mg Taro
Potassium 8mg 591mg Taro
Sodium 735mg 11mg Taro
Zinc 0.22mg 0.23mg Taro
Copper 0.251mg 0.172mg Olive
Vitamin A 403IU 76IU Olive
Vitamin E 1.65mg 2.38mg Taro
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 0.9mg 4.5mg Taro
Vitamin B1 0.003mg 0.095mg Taro
Vitamin B2 0mg 0.025mg Taro
Vitamin B3 0.037mg 0.6mg Taro
Vitamin B5 0.015mg 0.303mg Taro
Vitamin B6 0.009mg 0.283mg Taro
Folate 0µg 22µg Taro
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 1.4µg 1µg Olive
Tryptophan mg 0.023mg Taro
Threonine 0.026mg 0.069mg Taro
Isoleucine 0.031mg 0.054mg Taro
Leucine 0.05mg 0.111mg Taro
Lysine 0.032mg 0.067mg Taro
Methionine 0.012mg 0.02mg Taro
Phenylalanine 0.029mg 0.082mg Taro
Valine 0.038mg 0.082mg Taro
Histidine 0.023mg 0.034mg Taro
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 1.415g 0.041g Taro
Monounsaturated Fat 7.888g 0.016g Olive
Polyunsaturated fat 0.911g 0.083g Olive

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Olive Taro
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
18
Taro
Mineral Summary Score
43
Olive
26
Taro

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
9%
Taro
Carbohydrates
6%
Olive
26%
Taro
Fats
49%
Olive
1%
Taro

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Taro
Taro contains less Sodium (difference - 724mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Taro
Taro is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.374g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Taro
Taro is lower in glycemic index (difference - 54)
Which food is cheaper?
Taro
Taro is cheaper (difference - $3.5)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Taro
Taro is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Olive
Olive is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.4g)
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. Taro - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169308/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.