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Butter vs Sesame - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Butter and Sesame different?

  • Sesame is higher than Butter in Copper, Iron, Manganese, Calcium, Phosphorus, Magnesium, Vitamin A, and Zinc.
  • Sesame covers your daily need of Copper 452% more than Butter.
  • Butter contains 7 times more Saturated Fat than Sesame. Butter contains 50.489g of Saturated Fat, while Sesame contains 6.957g.

Butter, without salt and Seeds, sesame seeds, whole, dried types were used in this article.

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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
:
7
Sesame
Contains more Iron +72650%
Contains more Calcium +3962.5%
Contains more Potassium +1850%
Contains more Magnesium +17450%
Contains more Copper +25412.5%
Contains more Zinc +8511.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +2520.8%
Equal in Sodium - 11
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 1% 8% 3% 2% 6% 3% 11% 2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 546% 293% 42% 251% 1361% 212% 270% 2%
Contains more Iron +72650%
Contains more Calcium +3962.5%
Contains more Potassium +1850%
Contains more Magnesium +17450%
Contains more Copper +25412.5%
Contains more Zinc +8511.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +2520.8%
Equal in Sodium - 11

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
5
:
5
Sesame
Contains more Vitamin A +27666.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +828%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +120%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +15720%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +626.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +10650%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +26233.3%
Contains more Folate +3133.3%
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 0% 1% 5% 0% 198% 57% 85% 3% 183% 0% 0% 73%
Contains more Vitamin A +27666.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +828%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +120%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +15720%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +626.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +10650%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +26233.3%
Contains more Folate +3133.3%

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
50
Sesame
Mineral Summary Score
4
Butter
372
Sesame

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
106%
Sesame
Carbohydrates
0%
Butter
23%
Sesame
Fats
374%
Butter
229%
Sesame

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 Sesame
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
Lower in Sodium Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Sesame
Sesame is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 215mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Sesame
Sesame is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 43.532g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Sesame
Sesame is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Butter
Butter is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.24g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Butter
Butter is lower in glycemic index (difference - 0)
Which food is cheaper?
Butter
Butter is cheaper (difference - $2.4)
Which food contains less Sodium?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Sodium (11 mg)
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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Butter Sesame Opinion
Calories 717 573 Butter
Protein 0.85 17.73 Sesame
Fats 81.11 49.67 Butter
Vitamin C 0 0
Net carbs 0.05999999865889549 11.649999618530273 Sesame
Carbs 0.06 23.45 Sesame
Cholesterol 215 0 Sesame
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.02 14.55 Sesame
Calcium 24 975 Sesame
Potassium 24 468 Sesame
Magnesium 2 351 Sesame
Sugar 0.06 0.3 Butter
Fiber 0 11.8 Sesame
Copper 0.016 4.082 Sesame
Zinc 0.09 7.75 Sesame
Starch
Phosphorus 24 629 Sesame
Sodium 11 11
Vitamin A 2499 9 Butter
Vitamin E 2.32 0.25 Butter
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.005 0.791 Sesame
Vitamin B2 0.034 0.247 Sesame
Vitamin B3 0.042 4.515 Sesame
Vitamin B5 0.11 0.05 Butter
Vitamin B6 0.003 0.79 Sesame
Vitamin B12 0.17 0 Butter
Vitamin K 7 0 Butter
Folate 3 97 Sesame
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 50.489 6.957 Sesame
Monounsaturated Fat 23.43 18.759 Butter
Polyunsaturated fat 3.01 21.773 Sesame
Tryptophan 0.012 0.388 Sesame
Threonine 0.038 0.736 Sesame
Isoleucine 0.051 0.763 Sesame
Leucine 0.083 1.358 Sesame
Lysine 0.067 0.569 Sesame
Methionine 0.021 0.586 Sesame
Phenylalanine 0.041 0.94 Sesame
Valine 0.057 0.99 Sesame
Histidine 0.023 0.522 Sesame
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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. Sesame - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170150/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.