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Peanut butter vs 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.
Peanut butter 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
Peanut butter 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
41
Peanut butter
19
Butter
Mineral Summary Score
54
Peanut butter
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
:
1
Butter
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%
Contains less Sodium -35.3%

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 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%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin K +2233.3%

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
133%
Peanut butter
5%
Butter
Carbohydrates
22%
Peanut butter
0%
Butter
Fats
237%
Peanut butter
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 Peanut butter Butter Opinion
Calories 598 717 Butter
Protein 22.21 0.85 Peanut butter
Fats 51.36 81.11 Butter
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 22.31 0.06 Peanut butter
Cholesterol 0 215 Peanut butter
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 1.74 0.02 Peanut butter
Calcium 49 24 Peanut butter
Potassium 558 24 Peanut butter
Magnesium 168 2 Peanut butter
Sugars 10.49 0.06 Peanut butter
Fiber 5 0 Peanut butter
Copper 0.422 0.016 Peanut butter
Zinc 2.51 0.09 Peanut butter
Starch 3.56 Peanut butter
Phosphorus 335 24 Peanut butter
Sodium 17 11 Butter
Vitamin A 0 2499 Butter
Vitamin E 9.1 2.32 Peanut butter
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.15 0.005 Peanut butter
Vitamin B2 0.192 0.034 Peanut butter
Vitamin B3 13.112 0.042 Peanut butter
Vitamin B5 1.137 0.11 Peanut butter
Vitamin B6 0.441 0.003 Peanut butter
Vitamin B12 0 0.17 Butter
Vitamin K 0.3 7 Butter
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0.075 Butter
Saturated Fat 10.325 50.489 Peanut butter
Monounsaturated Fat 25.941 23.43 Peanut butter
Polyunsaturated fat 12.535 3.01 Peanut butter
Tryptophan 0.231 0.012 Peanut butter
Threonine 0.525 0.038 Peanut butter
Isoleucine 0.616 0.051 Peanut butter
Leucine 1.546 0.083 Peanut butter
Lysine 0.681 0.067 Peanut butter
Methionine 0.265 0.021 Peanut butter
Phenylalanine 1.202 0.041 Peanut butter
Valine 0.782 0.057 Peanut butter
Histidine 0.557 0.023 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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