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Almond vs Butter - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Almond and Butter?

  • Almond is richer in Vitamin E , Copper, Manganese, Vitamin B2, Phosphorus, and Magnesium, yet Butter is richer in Vitamin A RAE, and Fiber.
  • Butter's daily need coverage for Saturated Fat is 233% higher.
  • Almond has 545 times more Manganese than Butter. Almond has 2.179mg of Manganese, while Butter has 0.004mg.
  • Almond contains less Saturated Fat.

We used Nuts, almonds and Butter, without salt types in this comparison.

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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
Almond
8
:
0
Butter
Contains more Calcium +1020.8%
Contains more Iron +18450%
Contains more Magnesium +13400%
Contains more Phosphorus +1904.2%
Contains more Potassium +2954.2%
Contains less Sodium -90.9%
Contains more Zinc +3366.7%
Contains more Copper +6343.8%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 81% 140% 193% 207% 65% 1% 86% 344%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 8% 1% 2% 11% 3% 2% 3% 6%
Contains more Calcium +1020.8%
Contains more Iron +18450%
Contains more Magnesium +13400%
Contains more Phosphorus +1904.2%
Contains more Potassium +2954.2%
Contains less Sodium -90.9%
Contains more Zinc +3366.7%
Contains more Copper +6343.8%

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
Almond
7
:
3
Butter
Contains more Vitamin E +1004.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +4000%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +3247.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +8514.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +328.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +4466.7%
Contains more Folate +1366.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +124850%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 1% 513% 0% 0% 52% 263% 68% 29% 32% 33% 0% 0%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 150% 47% 0% 0% 2% 8% 1% 7% 1% 3% 22% 18%
Contains more Vitamin E +1004.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +4000%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +3247.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +8514.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +328.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +4466.7%
Contains more Folate +1366.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +124850%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Almond Butter
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in glycemic index Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Almond Butter Opinion
Net carbs 9.05g 0.06g Almond
Protein 21.15g 0.85g Almond
Fats 49.93g 81.11g Butter
Carbs 21.55g 0.06g Almond
Calories 579kcal 717kcal Butter
Starch 0.72g g Almond
Fructose 0.11g g Almond
Sugar 4.35g 0.06g Butter
Fiber 12.5g 0g Almond
Calcium 269mg 24mg Almond
Iron 3.71mg 0.02mg Almond
Magnesium 270mg 2mg Almond
Phosphorus 481mg 24mg Almond
Potassium 733mg 24mg Almond
Sodium 1mg 11mg Almond
Zinc 3.12mg 0.09mg Almond
Copper 1.031mg 0.016mg Almond
Vitamin A 2IU 2499IU Butter
Vitamin E 25.63mg 2.32mg Almond
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.205mg 0.005mg Almond
Vitamin B2 1.138mg 0.034mg Almond
Vitamin B3 3.618mg 0.042mg Almond
Vitamin B5 0.471mg 0.11mg Almond
Vitamin B6 0.137mg 0.003mg Almond
Folate 44µg 3µg Almond
Vitamin B12 0µg 0.17µg Butter
Vitamin K 0µg 7µg Butter
Tryptophan 0.211mg 0.012mg Almond
Threonine 0.601mg 0.038mg Almond
Isoleucine 0.751mg 0.051mg Almond
Leucine 1.473mg 0.083mg Almond
Lysine 0.568mg 0.067mg Almond
Methionine 0.157mg 0.021mg Almond
Phenylalanine 1.132mg 0.041mg Almond
Valine 0.855mg 0.057mg Almond
Histidine 0.539mg 0.023mg Almond
Cholesterol 0mg 215mg Almond
Trans Fat 0.015g g Butter
Saturated Fat 3.802g 50.489g Almond
Monounsaturated Fat 31.551g 23.43g Almond
Polyunsaturated fat 12.329g 3.01g Almond

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Almond Butter
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

The summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfills human daily needs, the more the summary score is.
Vitamin Summary Score
82
Almond
21
Butter
Mineral Summary Score
139
Almond
4
Butter

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 food.
Protein
127%
Almond
5%
Butter
Carbohydrates
22%
Almond
0%
Butter
Fats
230%
Almond
374%
Butter

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Butter
Butter is lower in Sugar (difference - 4.29g)
Which food is cheaper?
Butter
Butter is cheaper (difference - $0.8)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Almond
Almond contains less Sodium (difference - 10mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Almond
Almond is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 215mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Almond
Almond is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 46.687g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Almond
Almond is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Almond
Almond is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (0)

References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented separately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links to the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Almond - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170567/nutrients
  2. Butter - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173430/nutrients

All the Daily Values are presented for males aged 31-50, for 2000 calorie diets.

Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.