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Butter vs Macadamia - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Butter and Macadamia?

  • Butter has less Manganese, Vitamin B1, Copper, Vitamin A RAE, Iron, Fiber, Magnesium, and Phosphorus than Macadamia.
  • Butter's daily need coverage for Saturated Fat is 192% higher.
  • Macadamia contains less Saturated Fat.

We used Butter, without salt and Nuts, macadamia nuts, raw 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
Contains more Calcium +254.2%
Contains more Iron +18350%
Contains more Magnesium +6400%
Contains more Phosphorus +683.3%
Contains more Potassium +1433.3%
Contains less Sodium -54.5%
Contains more Zinc +1344.4%
Contains more Copper +4625%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 8% 1% 2% 11% 3% 2% 3% 6%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 26% 139% 93% 81% 33% 1% 36% 252%
Contains more Calcium +254.2%
Contains more Iron +18350%
Contains more Magnesium +6400%
Contains more Phosphorus +683.3%
Contains more Potassium +1433.3%
Contains less Sodium -54.5%
Contains more Zinc +1344.4%
Contains more Copper +4625%

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
4
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Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +329.6%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +23800%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +376.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +5788.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +589.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +9066.7%
Contains more Folate +266.7%
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 0% 11% 0% 4% 299% 38% 47% 46% 64% 9% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +329.6%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +23800%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +376.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +5788.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +589.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +9066.7%
Contains more Folate +266.7%

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 Macadamia
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Butter Macadamia Opinion
Net carbs 0.06g 5.22g Macadamia
Protein 0.85g 7.91g Macadamia
Fats 81.11g 75.77g Butter
Carbs 0.06g 13.82g Macadamia
Calories 717kcal 718kcal Macadamia
Starch g 1.05g Macadamia
Fructose g 0.07g Macadamia
Sugar 0.06g 4.57g Butter
Fiber 0g 8.6g Macadamia
Calcium 24mg 85mg Macadamia
Iron 0.02mg 3.69mg Macadamia
Magnesium 2mg 130mg Macadamia
Phosphorus 24mg 188mg Macadamia
Potassium 24mg 368mg Macadamia
Sodium 11mg 5mg Macadamia
Zinc 0.09mg 1.3mg Macadamia
Copper 0.016mg 0.756mg Macadamia
Vitamin A 2499IU 0IU Butter
Vitamin E 2.32mg 0.54mg Butter
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 0mg 1.2mg Macadamia
Vitamin B1 0.005mg 1.195mg Macadamia
Vitamin B2 0.034mg 0.162mg Macadamia
Vitamin B3 0.042mg 2.473mg Macadamia
Vitamin B5 0.11mg 0.758mg Macadamia
Vitamin B6 0.003mg 0.275mg Macadamia
Folate 3µg 11µg Macadamia
Vitamin B12 0.17µg 0µg Butter
Vitamin K 7µg µg Butter
Tryptophan 0.012mg 0.067mg Macadamia
Threonine 0.038mg 0.37mg Macadamia
Isoleucine 0.051mg 0.314mg Macadamia
Leucine 0.083mg 0.602mg Macadamia
Lysine 0.067mg 0.018mg Butter
Methionine 0.021mg 0.023mg Macadamia
Phenylalanine 0.041mg 0.665mg Macadamia
Valine 0.057mg 0.363mg Macadamia
Histidine 0.023mg 0.195mg Macadamia
Cholesterol 215mg 0mg Macadamia
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 50.489g 12.061g Macadamia
Monounsaturated Fat 23.43g 58.877g Macadamia
Polyunsaturated fat 3.01g 1.502g Butter

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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

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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
43
Macadamia
Mineral Summary Score
4
Butter
82
Macadamia

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
47%
Macadamia
Carbohydrates
0%
Butter
14%
Macadamia
Fats
374%
Butter
350%
Macadamia

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Macadamia
Macadamia contains less Sodium (difference - 6mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Macadamia
Macadamia is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 215mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Macadamia
Macadamia is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 38.428g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Macadamia
Macadamia is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Butter
Butter is lower in Sugar (difference - 4.51g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Butter
Butter is lower in glycemic index (difference - 10)
Which food is cheaper?
Butter
Butter is cheaper (difference - $1.4)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be stated which food is richer in vitamins. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information.

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. Macadamia - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170178/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.