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Pea vs Olive - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Pea and Olive?

  • Pea is higher in Vitamin C, Vitamin B1, Vitamin K, Manganese, Phosphorus, Vitamin B3 and Vitamin B6, yet Olive is higher in Iron and Folate.
  • Pea's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 43% more.
  • Pea has 89 times more Vitamin B1 than Olive. While Pea has 0.266mg of Vitamin B1, Olive has only 0.003mg.
  • The amount of Sodium in Pea is lower.

We used Peas, green, raw and Olives, ripe, canned (small-extra large) 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
Pea
5
:
3
Olive
Contains more Potassium +2950%
Contains more Magnesium +725%
Contains more Zinc +463.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +3500%
Contains less Sodium -99.3%
Contains more Iron +124.5%
Contains more Calcium +252%
Contains more Copper +42.6%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 56% 8% 22% 24% 59% 34% 47% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 124% 27% 1% 3% 84% 6% 2% 96%
Contains more Potassium +2950%
Contains more Magnesium +725%
Contains more Zinc +463.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +3500%
Contains less Sodium -99.3%
Contains more Iron +124.5%
Contains more Calcium +252%
Contains more Copper +42.6%

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
Pea
9
:
1
Olive
Contains more Vitamin C +4344.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +89.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +8766.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +5548.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +593.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1777.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +1671.4%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +1169.2%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 134% 46% 3% 0% 67% 31% 40% 7% 39% 0% 62% 49%
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%
Contains more Vitamin C +4344.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +89.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +8766.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +5548.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +593.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1777.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +1671.4%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +1169.2%

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
39
Pea
6
Olive
Mineral Summary Score
31
Pea
43
Olive

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 the food
Protein
33%
Pea
5%
Olive
Carbohydrates
14%
Pea
6%
Olive
Fats
2%
Pea
49%
Olive

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Pea Olive
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Pea Olive
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 contains less Sodium?
Pea
Pea contains less Sodium (difference - 730mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pea
Pea is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.344g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Pea
Pea is lower in glycemic index (difference - 54)
Which food is cheaper?
Pea
Pea is cheaper (difference - $3.2)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Pea
Pea is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sugars?
Olive
Olive contains less Sugars (difference - 5.67g)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
?
It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Pea Olive Opinion
Calories 81 115 Olive
Protein 5.42 0.84 Pea
Fats 0.4 10.68 Olive
Vitamin C 40 0.9 Pea
Carbs 14.45 6.26 Pea
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 1.47 3.3 Olive
Calcium 25 88 Olive
Potassium 244 8 Pea
Magnesium 33 4 Pea
Sugars 5.67 0 Olive
Fiber 5.7 3.2 Pea
Copper 0.176 0.251 Olive
Zinc 1.24 0.22 Pea
Starch
Phosphorus 108 3 Pea
Sodium 5 735 Pea
Vitamin A 765 403 Pea
Vitamin E 0.13 1.65 Olive
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.266 0.003 Pea
Vitamin B2 0.132 0 Pea
Vitamin B3 2.09 0.037 Pea
Vitamin B5 0.104 0.015 Pea
Vitamin B6 0.169 0.009 Pea
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 24.8 1.4 Pea
Folate 65 0 Pea
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.071 1.415 Pea
Monounsaturated Fat 0.035 7.888 Olive
Polyunsaturated fat 0.187 0.911 Olive
Tryptophan 0.037 Pea
Threonine 0.203 0.026 Pea
Isoleucine 0.195 0.031 Pea
Leucine 0.323 0.05 Pea
Lysine 0.317 0.032 Pea
Methionine 0.082 0.012 Pea
Phenylalanine 0.2 0.029 Pea
Valine 0.235 0.038 Pea
Histidine 0.107 0.023 Pea
Fructose 0.39 Pea

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 of the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Pea - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170419/nutrients
  2. Olive - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169094/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.