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Pistachio vs Butter - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Pistachio
Pistachio is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 215mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Pistachio
Pistachio contains less Sodium (difference - 10mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pistachio
Pistachio is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 44.582g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Pistachio
Pistachio is lower in glycemic index (difference - 32)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Pistachio
Pistachio is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Pistachio
Pistachio is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sugars?
Butter
Butter contains less Sugars (difference - 7.6g)
Which food is cheaper?
Butter
Butter is cheaper (difference - $1)

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.
Pistachio Butter
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium 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 price ok

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Pistachio 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
49
Pistachio
19
Butter
Mineral Summary Score
83
Pistachio
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
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0
Butter
Contains more Iron +19500%
Contains more Calcium +337.5%
Contains more Potassium +4170.8%
Contains more Magnesium +5950%
Contains more Copper +8025%
Contains more Zinc +2344.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +1941.7%
Contains less Sodium -90.9%
Contains more Iron +19500%
Contains more Calcium +337.5%
Contains more Potassium +4170.8%
Contains more Magnesium +5950%
Contains more Copper +8025%
Contains more Zinc +2344.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +1941.7%
Contains less Sodium -90.9%

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
:
3
Butter
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +23.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +17300%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +370.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +2995.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +372.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +56566.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +384.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +23.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +17300%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +370.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +2995.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +372.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +56566.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +384.3%
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
121%
Pistachio
5%
Butter
Carbohydrates
27%
Pistachio
0%
Butter
Fats
209%
Pistachio
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 Pistachio Butter Opinion
Calories 560 717 Butter
Protein 20.16 0.85 Pistachio
Fats 45.32 81.11 Butter
Vitamin C 5.6 0 Pistachio
Carbs 27.17 0.06 Pistachio
Cholesterol 0 215 Pistachio
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 3.92 0.02 Pistachio
Calcium 105 24 Pistachio
Potassium 1025 24 Pistachio
Magnesium 121 2 Pistachio
Sugars 7.66 0.06 Pistachio
Fiber 10.6 0 Pistachio
Copper 1.3 0.016 Pistachio
Zinc 2.2 0.09 Pistachio
Starch 1.67 Pistachio
Phosphorus 490 24 Pistachio
Sodium 1 11 Pistachio
Vitamin A 516 2499 Butter
Vitamin E 2.86 2.32 Pistachio
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.87 0.005 Pistachio
Vitamin B2 0.16 0.034 Pistachio
Vitamin B3 1.3 0.042 Pistachio
Vitamin B5 0.52 0.11 Pistachio
Vitamin B6 1.7 0.003 Pistachio
Vitamin B12 0 0.17 Butter
Vitamin K 7 Butter
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 Butter
Saturated Fat 5.907 50.489 Pistachio
Monounsaturated Fat 23.257 23.43 Butter
Polyunsaturated fat 14.38 3.01 Pistachio
Tryptophan 0.251 0.012 Pistachio
Threonine 0.684 0.038 Pistachio
Isoleucine 0.917 0.051 Pistachio
Leucine 1.604 0.083 Pistachio
Lysine 1.138 0.067 Pistachio
Methionine 0.36 0.021 Pistachio
Phenylalanine 1.092 0.041 Pistachio
Valine 1.249 0.057 Pistachio
Histidine 0.512 0.023 Pistachio
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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