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Hazelnut vs Butter - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Hazelnut and Butter

  • Hazelnut has more Manganese, Copper, Vitamin E , Iron, Vitamin B1, and Vitamin B6, however Butter is higher in Vitamin A RAE, and Fiber.
  • Hazelnut covers your daily Manganese needs 268% more than Butter.
  • Butter contains 235 times less Iron than Hazelnut. Hazelnut contains 4.7mg of Iron, while Butter contains 0.02mg.
  • Hazelnut has less Saturated Fat.

Food varieties used in this article are Nuts, hazelnuts or filberts and Butter, without salt.

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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 +375%
Contains more Iron +23400%
Contains more Magnesium +8050%
Contains more Phosphorus +1108.3%
Contains more Potassium +2733.3%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Contains more Zinc +2622.2%
Contains more Copper +10681.3%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 35% 177% 117% 125% 60% 0% 67% 575%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 8% 1% 2% 11% 3% 2% 3% 6%
Contains more Calcium +375%
Contains more Iron +23400%
Contains more Magnesium +8050%
Contains more Phosphorus +1108.3%
Contains more Potassium +2733.3%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Contains more Zinc +2622.2%
Contains more Copper +10681.3%

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
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Butter
Contains more Vitamin E +547.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +12760%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +232.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +4185.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +734.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +18666.7%
Contains more Folate +3666.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +102.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +12395%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 2% 301% 0% 21% 161% 27% 34% 56% 130% 85% 0% 36%
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%
Contains more Vitamin E +547.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +12760%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +232.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +4185.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +734.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +18666.7%
Contains more Folate +3666.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +102.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +12395%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%

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.
Hazelnut Butter
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol 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 Hazelnut Butter Opinion
Net carbs 7g 0.06g Hazelnut
Protein 14.95g 0.85g Hazelnut
Fats 60.75g 81.11g Butter
Carbs 16.7g 0.06g Hazelnut
Calories 628kcal 717kcal Butter
Starch 0.48g g Hazelnut
Fructose 0.07g g Hazelnut
Sugar 4.34g 0.06g Butter
Fiber 9.7g 0g Hazelnut
Calcium 114mg 24mg Hazelnut
Iron 4.7mg 0.02mg Hazelnut
Magnesium 163mg 2mg Hazelnut
Phosphorus 290mg 24mg Hazelnut
Potassium 680mg 24mg Hazelnut
Sodium 0mg 11mg Hazelnut
Zinc 2.45mg 0.09mg Hazelnut
Copper 1.725mg 0.016mg Hazelnut
Vitamin A 20IU 2499IU Butter
Vitamin E 15.03mg 2.32mg Hazelnut
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 6.3mg 0mg Hazelnut
Vitamin B1 0.643mg 0.005mg Hazelnut
Vitamin B2 0.113mg 0.034mg Hazelnut
Vitamin B3 1.8mg 0.042mg Hazelnut
Vitamin B5 0.918mg 0.11mg Hazelnut
Vitamin B6 0.563mg 0.003mg Hazelnut
Folate 113µg 3µg Hazelnut
Vitamin B12 0µg 0.17µg Butter
Vitamin K 14.2µg 7µg Hazelnut
Tryptophan 0.193mg 0.012mg Hazelnut
Threonine 0.497mg 0.038mg Hazelnut
Isoleucine 0.545mg 0.051mg Hazelnut
Leucine 1.063mg 0.083mg Hazelnut
Lysine 0.42mg 0.067mg Hazelnut
Methionine 0.221mg 0.021mg Hazelnut
Phenylalanine 0.663mg 0.041mg Hazelnut
Valine 0.701mg 0.057mg Hazelnut
Histidine 0.432mg 0.023mg Hazelnut
Cholesterol 0mg 215mg Hazelnut
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 4.464g 50.489g Hazelnut
Monounsaturated Fat 45.652g 23.43g Hazelnut
Polyunsaturated fat 7.92g 3.01g Hazelnut

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Hazelnut Butter
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
71
Hazelnut
21
Butter
Mineral Summary Score
144
Hazelnut
4
Butter

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
90%
Hazelnut
5%
Butter
Carbohydrates
17%
Hazelnut
0%
Butter
Fats
280%
Hazelnut
374%
Butter

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Hazelnut
Hazelnut contains less Sodium (difference - 11mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Hazelnut
Hazelnut is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 215mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Hazelnut
Hazelnut is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 46.025g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Hazelnut
Hazelnut is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Hazelnut
Hazelnut is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Butter
Butter is lower in Sugar (difference - 4.28g)
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 - $1.6)

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. Hazelnut - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170581/nutrients
  2. Butter - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173430/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.