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Butter vs Seed - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Butter and Seed

  • Butter contains less Fiber, Phosphorus, Manganese, Copper, Selenium, Iron, Magnesium, and Calcium than Seed.
  • Butter's daily need coverage for Saturated Fat is 236% higher.
  • The amount of Saturated Fat in Seed is lower.

The food types used in this comparison are Butter, without salt and Seeds, chia seeds, dried.

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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
1
:
7
Seed
Contains less Sodium -31.3%
Contains more Iron +38500%
Contains more Calcium +2529.2%
Contains more Potassium +1595.8%
Contains more Magnesium +16650%
Contains more Copper +5675%
Contains more Zinc +4988.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +3483.3%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 1% 8% 3% 2% 6% 3% 11% 2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 290% 190% 36% 240% 308% 125% 369% 3%
Contains less Sodium -31.3%
Contains more Iron +38500%
Contains more Calcium +2529.2%
Contains more Potassium +1595.8%
Contains more Magnesium +16650%
Contains more Copper +5675%
Contains more Zinc +4988.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +3483.3%

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
7
:
5
Seed
Contains more Vitamin A +4527.8%
Contains more Vitamin E +364%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +12300%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +400%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +20923.8%
Contains more Folate +1533.3%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 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 6% 4% 10% 0% 155% 40% 166% 0% 0% 0% 0% 37%
Contains more Vitamin A +4527.8%
Contains more Vitamin E +364%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +12300%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +400%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +20923.8%
Contains more Folate +1533.3%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Butter Seed Opinion
Calories 717kcal 486kcal Butter
Protein 0.85g 16.54g Seed
Fats 81.11g 30.74g Butter
Vitamin C 0mg 1.6mg Seed
Net carbs 0.06g 7.72g Seed
Carbs 0.06g 42.12g Seed
Cholesterol 215mg 0mg Seed
Vitamin D 0IU IU Butter
Iron 0.02mg 7.72mg Seed
Calcium 24mg 631mg Seed
Potassium 24mg 407mg Seed
Magnesium 2mg 335mg Seed
Sugar 0.06g g Seed
Fiber 0g 34.4g Seed
Copper 0.016mg 0.924mg Seed
Zinc 0.09mg 4.58mg Seed
Starch g g
Phosphorus 24mg 860mg Seed
Sodium 11mg 16mg Butter
Vitamin A 2499IU 54IU Butter
Vitamin E 2.32mg 0.5mg Butter
Vitamin D 0µg µg Butter
Vitamin B1 0.005mg 0.62mg Seed
Vitamin B2 0.034mg 0.17mg Seed
Vitamin B3 0.042mg 8.83mg Seed
Vitamin B5 0.11mg mg Butter
Vitamin B6 0.003mg mg Butter
Vitamin B12 0.17µg 0µg Butter
Vitamin K 7µg µg Butter
Folate 3µg 49µg Seed
Trans Fat g 0.14g Butter
Saturated Fat 50.489g 3.33g Seed
Monounsaturated Fat 23.43g 2.309g Butter
Polyunsaturated fat 3.01g 23.665g Seed
Tryptophan 0.012mg 0.436mg Seed
Threonine 0.038mg 0.709mg Seed
Isoleucine 0.051mg 0.801mg Seed
Leucine 0.083mg 1.371mg Seed
Lysine 0.067mg 0.97mg Seed
Methionine 0.021mg 0.588mg Seed
Phenylalanine 0.041mg 1.016mg Seed
Valine 0.057mg 0.95mg Seed
Histidine 0.023mg 0.531mg Seed
Fructose g g

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Butter Seed
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs 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
35
Seed
Mineral Summary Score
4
Butter
195
Seed

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
99%
Seed
Carbohydrates
0%
Butter
42%
Seed
Fats
374%
Butter
142%
Seed

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Seed
Seed is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 215mg)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Seed
Seed is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.06g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Seed
Seed is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 47.159g)
Which food is cheaper?
Seed
Seed is cheaper (difference - $1.6)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Seed
Seed is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Butter
Butter contains less Sodium (difference - 5mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Butter
Butter is lower in glycemic index (difference - 15)
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. Seed - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170554/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.