The number of calories in Olives varies based on the kind of olive, its method of preparation as well as its method of preservation. Both green as well as black Olives are quite popular and well liked by many. These may be consumed in different forms such as fresh, raw, pickled, etc. Olives are also added in various food items such as pizzas, pastas etc to give a special flavour, enhance their taste and add nutrition to these.
1 oz of green olives contains 41 calories out of which 39 calories come from fat. The total fat content in one oz of green olives contains 4.3 grams including 0.575 grams saturated fat, 0.371 grams polyunsaturated fat and 3.20 grams monounsaturated fat. An equal quantity of green olives contains 1.09 grams of carbohydrates, 0.9 grams of dietary fiber, 0.15 grams of sugar, 0.29 grams of proteins, 441 mg sodium and 12 mg potassium. 1 oz of canned and pickled green olives also contains an equal number of calories that is 41 calories. The other micronutrient content is also the same.
Stuffed green olives are also a popular choice. A 10 small serving of stuffed green olives contains 44 calories out of which 40 calories come from fat. The total fat content in an equal serving of stuffed green olives contains 4.4 grams including 0.595 grams of saturated fat, 0.39 grams of polyunsaturated fat and 3.30 grams of monounsaturated fats. The total sodium and potassium content in it is 456 mg and 20 mg respectively. It contains 0.35 grams of proteins, 1.37 grams of carbohydrates, 1.1 grams of dietary fiber and 0.3 grams of sugar.
One oz of black olives contains 30calories out of which 24 calories come from fat. The total fat content in an equal quantity of black olives is 2.7 grams including 1.997 grams polyunsaturated fat, 0.231 gram is monounsaturated fat and 0.358 gram is saturated fat.