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Mayonnaise vs Butter - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Mayonnaise
Mayonnaise is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 173mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Mayonnaise
Mayonnaise is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 38.786g)
Which food is cheaper?
Mayonnaise
Mayonnaise is cheaper (difference - $1)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Butter
Butter contains less Sugars (difference - 0.51g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Butter
Butter contains less Sodium (difference - 624mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
?
The foods have equal glycemic indexes (50)
Which food is richer in minerals?
?
It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.
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.
Mayonnaise Butter
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Mayonnaise 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
57
Mayonnaise
19
Butter
Mineral Summary Score
12
Mayonnaise
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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5
Butter
Contains more Iron +950%
Contains more Copper +18.8%
Contains more Zinc +66.7%
Contains more Calcium +200%
Contains more Potassium +20%
Contains more Magnesium +100%
Contains more Phosphorus +14.3%
Contains less Sodium -98.3%
Contains more Iron +950%
Contains more Copper +18.8%
Contains more Zinc +66.7%
Contains more Calcium +200%
Contains more Potassium +20%
Contains more Magnesium +100%
Contains more Phosphorus +14.3%
Contains less Sodium -98.3%

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
:
4
Butter
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +41.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +56.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +166.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +2228.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +3744.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +78.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +41.7%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +41.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +56.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +166.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +2228.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +3744.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +78.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +41.7%

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
6%
Mayonnaise
5%
Butter
Carbohydrates
1%
Mayonnaise
0%
Butter
Fats
345%
Mayonnaise
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 Mayonnaise Butter Opinion
Calories 680 717 Butter
Protein 0.96 0.85 Mayonnaise
Fats 74.85 81.11 Butter
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 0.57 0.06 Mayonnaise
Cholesterol 42 215 Mayonnaise
Vitamin D 7 0 Mayonnaise
Iron 0.21 0.02 Mayonnaise
Calcium 8 24 Butter
Potassium 20 24 Butter
Magnesium 1 2 Butter
Sugars 0.57 0.06 Mayonnaise
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.019 0.016 Mayonnaise
Zinc 0.15 0.09 Mayonnaise
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Phosphorus 21 24 Butter
Sodium 635 11 Butter
Vitamin A 65 2499 Butter
Vitamin E 3.28 2.32 Mayonnaise
Vitamin D 0.2 0 Mayonnaise
Vitamin B1 0.01 0.005 Mayonnaise
Vitamin B2 0.019 0.034 Butter
Vitamin B3 0 0.042 Butter
Vitamin B5 0.172 0.11 Mayonnaise
Vitamin B6 0.008 0.003 Mayonnaise
Vitamin B12 0.12 0.17 Butter
Vitamin K 163 7 Mayonnaise
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0.187 Butter
Saturated Fat 11.703 50.489 Mayonnaise
Monounsaturated Fat 16.843 23.43 Butter
Polyunsaturated fat 44.69 3.01 Mayonnaise
Tryptophan 0.017 0.012 Mayonnaise
Threonine 0.055 0.038 Mayonnaise
Isoleucine 0.065 0.051 Mayonnaise
Leucine 0.095 0.083 Mayonnaise
Lysine 0.072 0.067 Mayonnaise
Methionine 0.035 0.021 Mayonnaise
Phenylalanine 0.057 0.041 Mayonnaise
Valine 0.074 0.057 Mayonnaise
Histidine 0.026 0.023 Mayonnaise
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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