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Pimiento vs Olive - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Pimiento and Olive?

  • Pimiento is richer in Vitamin C, Vitamin B6, Vitamin A and Vitamin K, yet Olive is richer in Copper, Iron, Calcium and Vitamin E .
  • Pimiento's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 93% higher.
  • Pimiento has 24 times more Vitamin B6 than Olive. Pimiento has 0.215mg of Vitamin B6, while Olive has 0.009mg.
  • Pimiento contains less Saturated Fat.

We used Pimento, canned and Olives, ripe, canned (small-extra large) 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
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Olive
Contains more Potassium +1875%
Contains more Magnesium +50%
Contains more Phosphorus +466.7%
Contains less Sodium -98.1%
Contains more Iron +96.4%
Contains more Calcium +1366.7%
Contains more Copper +412.2%
Contains more Zinc +15.8%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 63% 2% 14% 5% 17% 6% 8% 2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 124% 27% 1% 3% 84% 6% 2% 96%
Contains more Potassium +1875%
Contains more Magnesium +50%
Contains more Phosphorus +466.7%
Contains less Sodium -98.1%
Contains more Iron +96.4%
Contains more Calcium +1366.7%
Contains more Copper +412.2%
Contains more Zinc +15.8%

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

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
47
Pimiento
6
Olive
Mineral Summary Score
14
Pimiento
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
7%
Pimiento
5%
Olive
Carbohydrates
5%
Pimiento
6%
Olive
Fats
1%
Pimiento
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.
Pimiento 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
Pimiento 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?
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 contains less Sugars?
Olive
Olive contains less Sugars (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 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 Pimiento Olive Opinion
Calories 23 115 Olive
Protein 1.1 0.84 Pimiento
Fats 0.3 10.68 Olive
Vitamin C 84.9 0.9 Pimiento
Carbs 5.1 6.26 Olive
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 1.68 3.3 Olive
Calcium 6 88 Olive
Potassium 158 8 Pimiento
Magnesium 6 4 Pimiento
Sugars 2.71 0 Olive
Fiber 1.9 3.2 Olive
Copper 0.049 0.251 Olive
Zinc 0.19 0.22 Olive
Starch
Phosphorus 17 3 Pimiento
Sodium 14 735 Pimiento
Vitamin A 2655 403 Pimiento
Vitamin E 0.69 1.65 Olive
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.017 0.003 Pimiento
Vitamin B2 0.06 0 Pimiento
Vitamin B3 0.615 0.037 Pimiento
Vitamin B5 0.01 0.015 Olive
Vitamin B6 0.215 0.009 Pimiento
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 8.3 1.4 Pimiento
Folate 6 0 Pimiento
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.045 1.415 Pimiento
Monounsaturated Fat 0.02 7.888 Olive
Polyunsaturated fat 0.161 0.911 Olive
Tryptophan 0.014 Pimiento
Threonine 0.04 0.026 Pimiento
Isoleucine 0.036 0.031 Pimiento
Leucine 0.058 0.05 Pimiento
Lysine 0.049 0.032 Pimiento
Methionine 0.013 0.012 Pimiento
Phenylalanine 0.034 0.029 Pimiento
Valine 0.046 0.038 Pimiento
Histidine 0.022 0.023 Olive
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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 of the foods presented on this page can be found below.

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