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

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 C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 150% 47% 0% 2% 8% 1% 7% 1% 22% 18% 3%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 1% 513% 0% 52% 263% 68% 29% 32% 0% 0% 33%
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 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 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 Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in glycemic index Equal

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

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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 is lower in Cholesterol?
Almond
Almond is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 215mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Almond
Almond contains less Sodium (difference - 10mg)
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?
?
The foods have equal glycemic indexes (0)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

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

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.