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Peanut vs Peanut butter - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Peanut butter
Peanut butter contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Peanut
Peanut contains less Sugars (difference - 5.77g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Peanut
Peanut is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 4.046g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Peanut
Peanut is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (14)
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($2.8)
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.
Peanut Peanut butter
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Lower in price Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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

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
47
Peanut
41
Peanut butter
Mineral Summary Score
80
Peanut
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
Peanut
6
:
Contains more Iron +163.2%
Contains more Calcium +87.8%
Contains more Potassium +26.3%
Contains more Copper +171.1%
Contains more Zinc +30.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +12.2%
Equal in Magnesium - 168
Equal in Sodium - 17
Contains more Iron +163.2%
Contains more Calcium +87.8%
Contains more Potassium +26.3%
Contains more Copper +171.1%
Contains more Zinc +30.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +12.2%
Equal in Magnesium - 168
Equal in Sodium - 17

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
Peanut
2
:
Contains more Vitamin B1 +326.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +55.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +42.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +26.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Equal in Vitamin E - 9.1
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 13.112
Contains more Vitamin B1 +326.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +55.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +42.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +26.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Equal in Vitamin E - 9.1
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 13.112

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
155%
Peanut
133%
Peanut butter
Carbohydrates
16%
Peanut
22%
Peanut butter
Fats
227%
Peanut
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 Peanut Peanut butter Opinion
Calories 567 598 Peanut butter
Protein 25.8 22.21 Peanut
Fats 49.24 51.36 Peanut butter
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 16.13 22.31 Peanut butter
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 4.58 1.74 Peanut
Calcium 92 49 Peanut
Potassium 705 558 Peanut
Magnesium 168 168
Sugars 4.72 10.49 Peanut butter
Fiber 8.5 5 Peanut
Copper 1.144 0.422 Peanut
Zinc 3.27 2.51 Peanut
Starch 3.56 Peanut butter
Phosphorus 376 335 Peanut
Sodium 18 17 Peanut butter
Vitamin A 0 0
Vitamin E 8.33 9.1 Peanut butter
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.64 0.15 Peanut
Vitamin B2 0.135 0.192 Peanut butter
Vitamin B3 12.066 13.112 Peanut butter
Vitamin B5 1.767 1.137 Peanut
Vitamin B6 0.348 0.441 Peanut butter
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0 0.3 Peanut butter
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0.075 Peanut
Saturated Fat 6.279 10.325 Peanut
Monounsaturated Fat 24.426 25.941 Peanut butter
Polyunsaturated fat 15.558 12.535 Peanut
Tryptophan 0.25 0.231 Peanut
Threonine 0.883 0.525 Peanut
Isoleucine 0.907 0.616 Peanut
Leucine 1.672 1.546 Peanut
Lysine 0.926 0.681 Peanut
Methionine 0.317 0.265 Peanut
Phenylalanine 1.377 1.202 Peanut
Valine 1.082 0.782 Peanut
Histidine 0.652 0.557 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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