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Seed vs Butter - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Seed and Butter

  • Seed has more Phosphorus, Manganese, Copper, Selenium, Iron, Magnesium, and Calcium, while Butter has more Fiber.
  • Butter's daily need coverage for Saturated Fat is 236% higher.
  • Butter contains 681 times less Manganese than Seed. Seed contains 2.723mg of Manganese, while Butter contains 0.004mg.
  • The amount of Saturated Fat in Seed is lower.

The food types used in this comparison are Seeds, chia seeds, dried 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
Seed
7
:
1
Butter
Contains more Calcium +2529.2%
Contains more Iron +38500%
Contains more Magnesium +16650%
Contains more Phosphorus +3483.3%
Contains more Potassium +1595.8%
Contains more Zinc +4988.9%
Contains more Copper +5675%
Contains less Sodium -31.3%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 190% 290% 240% 369% 36% 3% 125% 308%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 8% 1% 2% 11% 3% 2% 3% 6%
Contains more Calcium +2529.2%
Contains more Iron +38500%
Contains more Magnesium +16650%
Contains more Phosphorus +3483.3%
Contains more Potassium +1595.8%
Contains more Zinc +4988.9%
Contains more Copper +5675%
Contains less Sodium -31.3%

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
Seed
5
:
7
Butter
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%
Contains more Vitamin A +4527.8%
Contains more Vitamin E +364%
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 4% 10% 0% 6% 155% 40% 166% 0% 0% 37% 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 +12300%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +400%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +20923.8%
Contains more Folate +1533.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +4527.8%
Contains more Vitamin E +364%
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.
Seed Butter
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Cholesterol 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 Seed Butter Opinion
Net carbs 7.72g 0.06g Seed
Protein 16.54g 0.85g Seed
Fats 30.74g 81.11g Butter
Carbs 42.12g 0.06g Seed
Calories 486kcal 717kcal Butter
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g 0.06g Seed
Fiber 34.4g 0g Seed
Calcium 631mg 24mg Seed
Iron 7.72mg 0.02mg Seed
Magnesium 335mg 2mg Seed
Phosphorus 860mg 24mg Seed
Potassium 407mg 24mg Seed
Sodium 16mg 11mg Butter
Zinc 4.58mg 0.09mg Seed
Copper 0.924mg 0.016mg Seed
Vitamin A 54IU 2499IU Butter
Vitamin E 0.5mg 2.32mg Butter
Vitamin D IU 0IU Butter
Vitamin D µg 0µg Butter
Vitamin C 1.6mg 0mg Seed
Vitamin B1 0.62mg 0.005mg Seed
Vitamin B2 0.17mg 0.034mg Seed
Vitamin B3 8.83mg 0.042mg Seed
Vitamin B5 mg 0.11mg Butter
Vitamin B6 mg 0.003mg Butter
Folate 49µg 3µg Seed
Vitamin B12 0µg 0.17µg Butter
Vitamin K µg 7µg Butter
Tryptophan 0.436mg 0.012mg Seed
Threonine 0.709mg 0.038mg Seed
Isoleucine 0.801mg 0.051mg Seed
Leucine 1.371mg 0.083mg Seed
Lysine 0.97mg 0.067mg Seed
Methionine 0.588mg 0.021mg Seed
Phenylalanine 1.016mg 0.041mg Seed
Valine 0.95mg 0.057mg Seed
Histidine 0.531mg 0.023mg Seed
Cholesterol 0mg 215mg Seed
Trans Fat 0.14g g Butter
Saturated Fat 3.33g 50.489g Seed
Monounsaturated Fat 2.309g 23.43g Butter
Polyunsaturated fat 23.665g 3.01g Seed

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Seed 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
35
Seed
21
Butter
Mineral Summary Score
195
Seed
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
99%
Seed
5%
Butter
Carbohydrates
42%
Seed
0%
Butter
Fats
142%
Seed
374%
Butter

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Seed
Seed is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.06g)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Seed
Seed is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 215mg)
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. Seed - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170554/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.