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Tomato vs Olive - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Tomato and Olive

  • Tomato has more Vitamin C, Potassium, and Vitamin B6, however Olive has more Iron, Copper, Fiber, Calcium, and Vitamin E .
  • Olive's daily need coverage for Iron is 38% more.
  • Tomato has 30 times more Potassium than Olive. Tomato has 237mg of Potassium, while Olive has 8mg.
  • Tomato is lower in Saturated Fat.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Tomatoes, red, ripe, raw, year round average and Olives, ripe, canned (small-extra large).

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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
Tomato
4
:
4
Olive
Contains more Potassium +2862.5%
Contains more Magnesium +175%
Contains more Phosphorus +700%
Contains less Sodium -99.3%
Contains more Iron +1122.2%
Contains more Calcium +780%
Contains more Copper +325.4%
Contains more Zinc +29.4%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 11% 3% 21% 8% 20% 5% 11% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 124% 27% 1% 3% 84% 6% 2% 96%
Contains more Potassium +2862.5%
Contains more Magnesium +175%
Contains more Phosphorus +700%
Contains less Sodium -99.3%
Contains more Iron +1122.2%
Contains more Calcium +780%
Contains more Copper +325.4%
Contains more Zinc +29.4%

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
Tomato
9
:
1
Olive
Contains more Vitamin C +1422.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +106.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1133.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1505.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +493.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +788.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +464.3%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +205.6%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 46% 50% 11% 0% 10% 5% 12% 6% 19% 0% 20% 12%
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 +1422.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +106.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1133.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1505.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +493.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +788.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +464.3%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +205.6%

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
16
Tomato
6
Olive
Mineral Summary Score
10
Tomato
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
5%
Tomato
5%
Olive
Carbohydrates
4%
Tomato
6%
Olive
Fats
1%
Tomato
49%
Olive

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.
Tomato 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

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Tomato 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?
Tomato
Tomato contains less Sodium (difference - 730mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Tomato
Tomato is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.387g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Tomato
Tomato is lower in glycemic index (difference - 38)
Which food is cheaper?
Tomato
Tomato is cheaper (difference - $3.1)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Tomato
Tomato is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Olive
Olive is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.63g)
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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Tomato Olive Opinion
Calories 18 115 Olive
Protein 0.88 0.84 Tomato
Fats 0.2 10.68 Olive
Vitamin C 13.7 0.9 Tomato
Carbs 3.89 6.26 Olive
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.27 3.3 Olive
Calcium 10 88 Olive
Potassium 237 8 Tomato
Magnesium 11 4 Tomato
Sugar 2.63 0 Olive
Fiber 1.2 3.2 Olive
Copper 0.059 0.251 Olive
Zinc 0.17 0.22 Olive
Starch 0 Tomato
Phosphorus 24 3 Tomato
Sodium 5 735 Tomato
Vitamin A 833 403 Tomato
Vitamin E 0.54 1.65 Olive
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.037 0.003 Tomato
Vitamin B2 0.019 0 Tomato
Vitamin B3 0.594 0.037 Tomato
Vitamin B5 0.089 0.015 Tomato
Vitamin B6 0.08 0.009 Tomato
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 7.9 1.4 Tomato
Folate 15 0 Tomato
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.028 1.415 Tomato
Monounsaturated Fat 0.031 7.888 Olive
Polyunsaturated fat 0.083 0.911 Olive
Tryptophan 0.006 Tomato
Threonine 0.027 0.026 Tomato
Isoleucine 0.018 0.031 Olive
Leucine 0.025 0.05 Olive
Lysine 0.027 0.032 Olive
Methionine 0.006 0.012 Olive
Phenylalanine 0.027 0.029 Olive
Valine 0.018 0.038 Olive
Histidine 0.014 0.023 Olive
Fructose 1.37 Tomato

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. Tomato - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170457/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.