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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 RAE, 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
Contains more Calcium +254.2%
Contains more Iron +18350%
Contains more Magnesium +6400%
Contains more Phosphorus +683.3%
Contains more Potassium +1433.3%
Contains less Sodium -54.5%
Contains more Zinc +1344.4%
Contains more Copper +4625%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 26% 139% 93% 81% 33% 1% 36% 252%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 8% 1% 2% 11% 3% 2% 3% 6%
Contains more Calcium +254.2%
Contains more Iron +18350%
Contains more Magnesium +6400%
Contains more Phosphorus +683.3%
Contains more Potassium +1433.3%
Contains less Sodium -54.5%
Contains more Zinc +1344.4%
Contains more Copper +4625%

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

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 Sodium ok
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
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Macadamia Butter Opinion
Net carbs 5.22g 0.06g Macadamia
Protein 7.91g 0.85g Macadamia
Fats 75.77g 81.11g Butter
Carbs 13.82g 0.06g Macadamia
Calories 718kcal 717kcal Macadamia
Starch 1.05g g Macadamia
Fructose 0.07g g Macadamia
Sugar 4.57g 0.06g Butter
Fiber 8.6g 0g Macadamia
Calcium 85mg 24mg Macadamia
Iron 3.69mg 0.02mg Macadamia
Magnesium 130mg 2mg Macadamia
Phosphorus 188mg 24mg Macadamia
Potassium 368mg 24mg Macadamia
Sodium 5mg 11mg Macadamia
Zinc 1.3mg 0.09mg Macadamia
Copper 0.756mg 0.016mg Macadamia
Vitamin A 0IU 2499IU Butter
Vitamin E 0.54mg 2.32mg Butter
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 1.2mg 0mg Macadamia
Vitamin B1 1.195mg 0.005mg Macadamia
Vitamin B2 0.162mg 0.034mg Macadamia
Vitamin B3 2.473mg 0.042mg Macadamia
Vitamin B5 0.758mg 0.11mg Macadamia
Vitamin B6 0.275mg 0.003mg Macadamia
Folate 11µg 3µg Macadamia
Vitamin B12 0µg 0.17µg Butter
Vitamin K µg 7µg Butter
Tryptophan 0.067mg 0.012mg Macadamia
Threonine 0.37mg 0.038mg Macadamia
Isoleucine 0.314mg 0.051mg Macadamia
Leucine 0.602mg 0.083mg Macadamia
Lysine 0.018mg 0.067mg Butter
Methionine 0.023mg 0.021mg Macadamia
Phenylalanine 0.665mg 0.041mg Macadamia
Valine 0.363mg 0.057mg Macadamia
Histidine 0.195mg 0.023mg Macadamia
Cholesterol 0mg 215mg Macadamia
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 12.061g 50.489g Macadamia
Monounsaturated Fat 58.877g 23.43g Macadamia
Polyunsaturated fat 1.502g 3.01g Butter

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Macadamia 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
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

Which food contains less Sodium?
Macadamia
Macadamia contains less Sodium (difference - 6mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Macadamia
Macadamia is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 215mg)
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.

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.