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Cashew vs Butter - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Cashew
Cashew is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 215mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cashew
Cashew is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 42.706g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Cashew
Cashew is lower in glycemic index (difference - 28)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Cashew
Cashew is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Cashew
Cashew is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sugars?
Butter
Butter contains less Sugars (difference - 5.85g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Butter
Butter contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Butter
Butter is cheaper (difference - $0.9)

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

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Cashew 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
29
Cashew
19
Butter
Mineral Summary Score
128
Cashew
3
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
Cashew
7
:
1
Butter
Contains more Iron +33300%
Contains more Calcium +54.2%
Contains more Potassium +2650%
Contains more Magnesium +14500%
Contains more Copper +13618.8%
Contains more Zinc +6322.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +2370.8%
Equal in Sodium - 11
Contains more Iron +33300%
Contains more Calcium +54.2%
Contains more Potassium +2650%
Contains more Magnesium +14500%
Contains more Copper +13618.8%
Contains more Zinc +6322.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +2370.8%
Equal in Sodium - 11

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
Cashew
7
:
3
Butter
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +8360%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +70.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +2428.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +685.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +13800%
Contains more Vitamin K +387.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +157.8%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +8360%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +70.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +2428.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +685.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +13800%
Contains more Vitamin K +387.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +157.8%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%

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
109%
Cashew
5%
Butter
Carbohydrates
30%
Cashew
0%
Butter
Fats
202%
Cashew
374%
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 Cashew Butter Opinion
Calories 553 717 Butter
Protein 18.22 0.85 Cashew
Fats 43.85 81.11 Butter
Vitamin C 0.5 0 Cashew
Carbs 30.19 0.06 Cashew
Cholesterol 0 215 Cashew
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 6.68 0.02 Cashew
Calcium 37 24 Cashew
Potassium 660 24 Cashew
Magnesium 292 2 Cashew
Sugars 5.91 0.06 Cashew
Fiber 3.3 0 Cashew
Copper 2.195 0.016 Cashew
Zinc 5.78 0.09 Cashew
Starch 23.49 Cashew
Phosphorus 593 24 Cashew
Sodium 12 11 Butter
Vitamin A 0 2499 Butter
Vitamin E 0.9 2.32 Butter
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.423 0.005 Cashew
Vitamin B2 0.058 0.034 Cashew
Vitamin B3 1.062 0.042 Cashew
Vitamin B5 0.864 0.11 Cashew
Vitamin B6 0.417 0.003 Cashew
Vitamin B12 0 0.17 Butter
Vitamin K 34.1 7 Cashew
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 7.783 50.489 Cashew
Monounsaturated Fat 23.797 23.43 Cashew
Polyunsaturated fat 7.845 3.01 Cashew
Tryptophan 0.287 0.012 Cashew
Threonine 0.688 0.038 Cashew
Isoleucine 0.789 0.051 Cashew
Leucine 1.472 0.083 Cashew
Lysine 0.928 0.067 Cashew
Methionine 0.362 0.021 Cashew
Phenylalanine 0.951 0.041 Cashew
Valine 1.094 0.057 Cashew
Histidine 0.456 0.023 Cashew
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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