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Sunflower seed vs Butter - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Sunflower seed
Sunflower seed is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 215mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Sunflower seed
Sunflower seed contains less Sodium (difference - 2mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Sunflower seed
Sunflower seed is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 46.034g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Sunflower seed
Sunflower seed is lower in glycemic index (difference - 30)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Sunflower seed
Sunflower seed is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Sunflower seed
Sunflower seed is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sugars?
Butter
Butter contains less Sugars (difference - 2.56g)
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($1.6)

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.
Sunflower seed 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 Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Sunflower seed 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
105
Sunflower seed
19
Butter
Mineral Summary Score
122
Sunflower seed
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 +26150%
Contains more Calcium +225%
Contains more Potassium +2587.5%
Contains more Magnesium +16150%
Contains more Copper +11150%
Contains more Zinc +5455.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +2650%
Contains less Sodium -18.2%
Contains more Iron +26150%
Contains more Calcium +225%
Contains more Potassium +2587.5%
Contains more Magnesium +16150%
Contains more Copper +11150%
Contains more Zinc +5455.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +2650%
Contains less Sodium -18.2%

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 +1415.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +29500%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +944.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +19745.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +927.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +44733.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +4898%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +1415.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +29500%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +944.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +19745.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +927.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +44733.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +4898%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%

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
125%
Sunflower seed
5%
Butter
Carbohydrates
20%
Sunflower seed
0%
Butter
Fats
238%
Sunflower seed
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 Sunflower seed Butter Opinion
Calories 584 717 Butter
Protein 20.78 0.85 Sunflower seed
Fats 51.46 81.11 Butter
Vitamin C 1.4 0 Sunflower seed
Carbs 20 0.06 Sunflower seed
Cholesterol 0 215 Sunflower seed
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 5.25 0.02 Sunflower seed
Calcium 78 24 Sunflower seed
Potassium 645 24 Sunflower seed
Magnesium 325 2 Sunflower seed
Sugars 2.62 0.06 Sunflower seed
Fiber 8.6 0 Sunflower seed
Copper 1.8 0.016 Sunflower seed
Zinc 5 0.09 Sunflower seed
Starch
Phosphorus 660 24 Sunflower seed
Sodium 9 11 Sunflower seed
Vitamin A 50 2499 Butter
Vitamin E 35.17 2.32 Sunflower seed
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 1.48 0.005 Sunflower seed
Vitamin B2 0.355 0.034 Sunflower seed
Vitamin B3 8.335 0.042 Sunflower seed
Vitamin B5 1.13 0.11 Sunflower seed
Vitamin B6 1.345 0.003 Sunflower seed
Vitamin B12 0 0.17 Butter
Vitamin K 0 7 Butter
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 4.455 50.489 Sunflower seed
Monounsaturated Fat 18.528 23.43 Butter
Polyunsaturated fat 23.137 3.01 Sunflower seed
Tryptophan 0.348 0.012 Sunflower seed
Threonine 0.928 0.038 Sunflower seed
Isoleucine 1.139 0.051 Sunflower seed
Leucine 1.659 0.083 Sunflower seed
Lysine 0.937 0.067 Sunflower seed
Methionine 0.494 0.021 Sunflower seed
Phenylalanine 1.169 0.041 Sunflower seed
Valine 1.315 0.057 Sunflower seed
Histidine 0.632 0.023 Sunflower seed
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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