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

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 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%
Contains more Vitamin E +139.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +50%
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%
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%
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%
Contains more Vitamin E +139.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +50%

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.
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 Sugar ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

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

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Pimiento Olive
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
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 food.
Protein
7%
Pimiento
5%
Olive
Carbohydrates
5%
Pimiento
6%
Olive
Fats
1%
Pimiento
49%
Olive

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. 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.