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Butter vs Almond - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Butter and Almond?

  • Butter has less Vitamin E , Copper, Manganese, Vitamin B2, Vitamin A RAE, Phosphorus, Magnesium, and Fiber than Almond.
  • Butter's daily need coverage for Saturated Fat is 233% higher.
  • Almond contains less Saturated Fat.

We used Butter, without salt and Nuts, almonds 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
Butter
0
:
8
Almond
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 8% 1% 2% 11% 3% 2% 3% 6%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 81% 140% 193% 207% 65% 1% 86% 344%
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
Butter
3
:
7
Almond
Contains more Vitamin A +124850%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
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%
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%
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%
Contains more Vitamin A +124850%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
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%

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

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Butter Almond
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
21
Butter
82
Almond
Mineral Summary Score
4
Butter
139
Almond

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
5%
Butter
127%
Almond
Carbohydrates
0%
Butter
22%
Almond
Fats
374%
Butter
230%
Almond

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