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Almond butter vs Peanut - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is cheaper?
Peanut
Peanut is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Almond butter
Almond butter is lower in glycemic index (difference - 14)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Almond butter
Almond butter is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.127g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Almond butter
Almond butter contains less Sodium (difference - 11mg)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Almond butter
Almond butter contains less Sugars (difference - 0.29g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.
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.
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

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.
Almond butter Peanut
Lower in price ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Rich in vitamins Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Almond butter Peanut
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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
51
Almond butter
47
Peanut
Mineral Summary Score
99
Almond butter
80
Peanut

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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Peanut
Contains more Calcium +277.2%
Contains more Magnesium +66.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +35.1%
Contains less Sodium -61.1%
Contains more Iron +31.2%
Contains more Copper +22.5%
Equal in Potassium - 705
Equal in Zinc - 3.27
Contains more Calcium +277.2%
Contains more Magnesium +66.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +35.1%
Contains less Sodium -61.1%
Contains more Iron +31.2%
Contains more Copper +22.5%
Equal in Potassium - 705
Equal in Zinc - 3.27

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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Peanut
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +190.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +595.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1461%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +282.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +455.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +237.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +190.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +595.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1461%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +282.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +455.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +237.9%

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
126%
Almond butter
155%
Peanut
Carbohydrates
19%
Almond butter
16%
Peanut
Fats
256%
Almond butter
227%
Peanut

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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 Almond butter Peanut Opinion
Calories 614 567 Almond butter
Protein 20.96 25.8 Peanut
Fats 55.5 49.24 Almond butter
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 18.82 16.13 Almond butter
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 3.49 4.58 Peanut
Calcium 347 92 Almond butter
Potassium 748 705 Almond butter
Magnesium 279 168 Almond butter
Sugars 4.43 4.72 Peanut
Fiber 10.3 8.5 Almond butter
Copper 0.934 1.144 Peanut
Zinc 3.29 3.27 Almond butter
Starch 0.08 Almond butter
Phosphorus 508 376 Almond butter
Sodium 7 18 Almond butter
Vitamin A 1 0 Almond butter
Vitamin E 24.21 8.33 Almond butter
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.041 0.64 Peanut
Vitamin B2 0.939 0.135 Almond butter
Vitamin B3 3.155 12.066 Peanut
Vitamin B5 0.318 1.767 Peanut
Vitamin B6 0.103 0.348 Peanut
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0 0
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 Almond butter
Saturated Fat 4.152 6.279 Almond butter
Monounsaturated Fat 32.445 24.426 Almond butter
Polyunsaturated fat 13.613 15.558 Peanut
Tryptophan 0.159 0.25 Peanut
Threonine 0.555 0.883 Peanut
Isoleucine 0.813 0.907 Peanut
Leucine 1.483 1.672 Peanut
Lysine 0.612 0.926 Peanut
Methionine 0.122 0.317 Peanut
Phenylalanine 1.149 1.377 Peanut
Valine 0.937 1.082 Peanut
Histidine 0.55 0.652 Peanut
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
Dietary Guidelines for Americans is used as the primary source for advice in this web resource
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