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Macadamia vs Butter - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Macadamia and Butter?

  • Macadamia is richer in Manganese, Vitamin B1, Copper, Iron, Magnesium, and Phosphorus, yet Butter is richer in Vitamin A, and Fiber.
  • Butter's daily need coverage for Saturated Fat is 192% higher.
  • Macadamia has 1033 times more Manganese than Butter. Macadamia has 4.131mg of Manganese, while Butter has 0.004mg.
  • Macadamia contains less Saturated Fat.

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

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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4
Butter
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%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +329.6%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 4% 0% 11% 0% 299% 38% 47% 46% 64% 0% 0% 9%
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%
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%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +329.6%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%

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
43
Macadamia
21
Butter
Mineral Summary Score
82
Macadamia
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
47%
Macadamia
5%
Butter
Carbohydrates
14%
Macadamia
0%
Butter
Fats
350%
Macadamia
374%
Butter

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.
Macadamia Butter
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium 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

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Macadamia Butter
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?
Macadamia
Macadamia is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 215mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Macadamia
Macadamia contains less Sodium (difference - 6mg)
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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

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

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