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Butter vs Peanut butter - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Peanut butter
Peanut butter is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 215mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Peanut butter
Peanut butter is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 40.164g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Peanut butter
Peanut butter is lower in glycemic index (difference - 36)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Peanut butter
Peanut butter is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sugars?
Butter
Butter contains less Sugars (difference - 10.43g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Butter
Butter contains less Sodium (difference - 6mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Butter
Butter is cheaper (difference - $1.2)
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.

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

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Butter Peanut butter
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
19
Butter
41
Peanut butter
Mineral Summary Score
3
Butter
54
Peanut butter

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
Butter
1
:
Contains less Sodium -35.3%
Contains more Iron +8600%
Contains more Calcium +104.2%
Contains more Potassium +2225%
Contains more Magnesium +8300%
Contains more Copper +2537.5%
Contains more Zinc +2688.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +1295.8%
Contains less Sodium -35.3%
Contains more Iron +8600%
Contains more Calcium +104.2%
Contains more Potassium +2225%
Contains more Magnesium +8300%
Contains more Copper +2537.5%
Contains more Zinc +2688.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +1295.8%

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
Butter
3
:
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin K +2233.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +292.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +2900%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +464.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +31119%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +933.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +14600%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin K +2233.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +292.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +2900%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +464.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +31119%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +933.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +14600%

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
5%
Butter
133%
Peanut butter
Carbohydrates
0%
Butter
22%
Peanut butter
Fats
374%
Butter
237%
Peanut butter

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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 Butter Peanut butter Opinion
Calories 717 598 Butter
Protein 0.85 22.21 Peanut butter
Fats 81.11 51.36 Butter
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 0.06 22.31 Peanut butter
Cholesterol 215 0 Peanut butter
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.02 1.74 Peanut butter
Calcium 24 49 Peanut butter
Potassium 24 558 Peanut butter
Magnesium 2 168 Peanut butter
Sugars 0.06 10.49 Peanut butter
Fiber 0 5 Peanut butter
Copper 0.016 0.422 Peanut butter
Zinc 0.09 2.51 Peanut butter
Starch 3.56 Peanut butter
Phosphorus 24 335 Peanut butter
Sodium 11 17 Butter
Vitamin A 2499 0 Butter
Vitamin E 2.32 9.1 Peanut butter
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.005 0.15 Peanut butter
Vitamin B2 0.034 0.192 Peanut butter
Vitamin B3 0.042 13.112 Peanut butter
Vitamin B5 0.11 1.137 Peanut butter
Vitamin B6 0.003 0.441 Peanut butter
Vitamin B12 0.17 0 Butter
Vitamin K 7 0.3 Butter
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0.075 Butter
Saturated Fat 50.489 10.325 Peanut butter
Monounsaturated Fat 23.43 25.941 Peanut butter
Polyunsaturated fat 3.01 12.535 Peanut butter
Tryptophan 0.012 0.231 Peanut butter
Threonine 0.038 0.525 Peanut butter
Isoleucine 0.051 0.616 Peanut butter
Leucine 0.083 1.546 Peanut butter
Lysine 0.067 0.681 Peanut butter
Methionine 0.021 0.265 Peanut butter
Phenylalanine 0.041 1.202 Peanut butter
Valine 0.057 0.782 Peanut butter
Histidine 0.023 0.557 Peanut butter
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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