Foodstruct
Advanced Nutrition Search | Diet Analysis | Glycemic index chart | Insulin index chart

Butter vs Pistachio - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

Compare

What are the main differences between Butter and Pistachio?

  • Butter is richer in Vitamin A, yet Pistachio is richer in Copper, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B1, Phosphorus, Manganese, Iron, and Fiber.
  • Butter's daily need coverage for Saturated Fat is 223% higher.
  • Butter has 26 times more Vitamin A than Pistachio. Butter has 684µg of Vitamin A, while Pistachio has 26µg.
  • Pistachio contains less Saturated Fat.

We used Butter, without salt and Nuts, pistachio nuts, raw types in this comparison.

Infographic

Butter vs Pistachio infographic
Infographic link

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 Iron +19500%
Contains more Calcium +337.5%
Contains more Potassium +4170.8%
Contains more Magnesium +5950%
Contains more Copper +8025%
Contains more Zinc +2344.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +1941.7%
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 147% 32% 91% 87% 434% 60% 210% 1%
Contains more Iron +19500%
Contains more Calcium +337.5%
Contains more Potassium +4170.8%
Contains more Magnesium +5950%
Contains more Copper +8025%
Contains more Zinc +2344.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +1941.7%
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
:
Contains more Vitamin A +384.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +23.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +17300%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +370.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +2995.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +372.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +56566.7%
Contains more Folate +1600%
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 19% 31% 58% 0% 218% 37% 25% 32% 393% 0% 0% 39%
Contains more Vitamin A +384.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +23.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +17300%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +370.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +2995.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +372.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +56566.7%
Contains more Folate +1600%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Butter Pistachio Opinion
Calories 717kcal 560kcal Butter
Protein 0.85g 20.16g Pistachio
Fats 81.11g 45.32g Butter
Vitamin C 0mg 5.6mg Pistachio
Net carbs 0.06g 16.57g Pistachio
Carbs 0.06g 27.17g Pistachio
Cholesterol 215mg 0mg Pistachio
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Iron 0.02mg 3.92mg Pistachio
Calcium 24mg 105mg Pistachio
Potassium 24mg 1025mg Pistachio
Magnesium 2mg 121mg Pistachio
Sugar 0.06g 7.66g Butter
Fiber 0g 10.6g Pistachio
Copper 0.016mg 1.3mg Pistachio
Zinc 0.09mg 2.2mg Pistachio
Starch g 1.67g Pistachio
Phosphorus 24mg 490mg Pistachio
Sodium 11mg 1mg Pistachio
Vitamin A 2499IU 516IU Butter
Vitamin E 2.32mg 2.86mg Pistachio
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin B1 0.005mg 0.87mg Pistachio
Vitamin B2 0.034mg 0.16mg Pistachio
Vitamin B3 0.042mg 1.3mg Pistachio
Vitamin B5 0.11mg 0.52mg Pistachio
Vitamin B6 0.003mg 1.7mg Pistachio
Vitamin B12 0.17µg 0µg Butter
Vitamin K 7µg µg Butter
Folate 3µg 51µg Pistachio
Trans Fat g 0g Butter
Saturated Fat 50.489g 5.907g Pistachio
Monounsaturated Fat 23.43g 23.257g Butter
Polyunsaturated fat 3.01g 14.38g Pistachio
Tryptophan 0.012mg 0.251mg Pistachio
Threonine 0.038mg 0.684mg Pistachio
Isoleucine 0.051mg 0.917mg Pistachio
Leucine 0.083mg 1.604mg Pistachio
Lysine 0.067mg 1.138mg Pistachio
Methionine 0.021mg 0.36mg Pistachio
Phenylalanine 0.041mg 1.092mg Pistachio
Valine 0.057mg 1.249mg Pistachio
Histidine 0.023mg 0.512mg Pistachio
Fructose g 0.24g Pistachio

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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

People also compare

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
71
Pistachio
Mineral Summary Score
4
Butter
132
Pistachio

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
121%
Pistachio
Carbohydrates
0%
Butter
27%
Pistachio
Fats
374%
Butter
209%
Pistachio

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Pistachio
Pistachio is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 215mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Pistachio
Pistachio contains less Sodium (difference - 10mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pistachio
Pistachio is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 44.582g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Pistachio
Pistachio is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Pistachio
Pistachio is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Butter
Butter is lower in Sugar (difference - 7.6g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Butter
Butter is lower in glycemic index (difference - 15)
Which food is cheaper?
Butter
Butter is cheaper (difference - $1)

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. Pistachio - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170184/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.