Butter, Unsalted vs. Baby Carrots

Nutrition comparison of Butter, Unsalted and Baby Carrots


Ever wonder how your favorite foods stack up against each other in terms of nutrition?

We compared the nutritional contents of butter, unsalted versus baby carrots (100g each) below using 2019 USDA and NIH data[1].

You can also visualize the nutritional comparison for a custom portion or serving size and see how the nutrition compares.


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Calories and Carbs

calories

Butter, unsalted is high in calories and baby carrot has less calories than butter, unsalted - baby carrot has 35kcal of calories per 100 grams and butter, unsalted has 717kcal of calories.

dietary fiber

Baby carrot is a great source of dietary fiber and it has more dietary fiber than butter, unsalted - baby carrot has 2.9g of dietary fiber per 100 grams and butter, unsalted does not contain significant amounts.

sugar

Butter, unsalted has less sugar than baby carrot - baby carrot has 4.8g of sugar per 100 grams and butter, unsalted has 0.06g of sugar.

Protein

protein

Baby carrots and butter, unsalted contain similar amounts of protein - baby carrot has 0.64g of protein per 100 grams and butter, unsalted has 0.85g of protein.

Fat

saturated fat

Butter, unsalted is high in saturated fat and baby carrot has less saturated fat than butter, unsalted - baby carrot has 0.02g of saturated fat per 100 grams and butter, unsalted has 50.5g of saturated fat.

Vitamins

Vitamin C

Baby carrot has more Vitamin C than butter, unsalted - baby carrot has 2.6mg of Vitamin C per 100 grams and butter, unsalted does not contain significant amounts.

Vitamin A

Both baby carrots and butter, unsalted are high in Vitamin A - baby carrot has 690ug of Vitamin A per 100 grams and butter, unsalted has 684ug of Vitamin A.

Vitamin E

Butter, unsalted has more Vitamin E than baby carrot - butter, unsalted has 2.3mg of Vitamin E per 100 grams and baby carrot does not contain significant amounts.

The B Vitamins

Baby carrot has more thiamin, niacin, pantothenic acid, vitamin b6 and folate, however, butter, unsalted contains more vitamin b12. Both butter, unsalted and baby carrots contain significant amounts of riboflavin.

Butter, Unsalted Baby Carrots
Thiamin 0.005 MG 0.03 MG
Riboflavin 0.034 MG 0.036 MG
Niacin 0.042 MG 0.556 MG
Pantothenic acid 0.11 MG 0.401 MG
Vitamin B6 0.003 MG 0.105 MG
Folate 3 UG 27 UG
Vitamin B12 0.17 UG ~

Minerals

calcium

Baby carrot has more calcium than butter, unsalted - baby carrot has 32mg of calcium per 100 grams and butter, unsalted has 24mg of calcium.

iron

Baby carrot has more iron than butter, unsalted - baby carrot has 0.89mg of iron per 100 grams and butter, unsalted has 0.02mg of iron.

potassium

Baby carrot is a great source of potassium and it has more potassium than butter, unsalted - baby carrot has 237mg of potassium per 100 grams and butter, unsalted has 24mg of potassium.

Antioxidants and Phytonutrients

carotenoids

Carotenoids are micronutrients commonly found in plants and some animal products. An example is beta-carotene, the notable carotenoid which is a popular source of Vitamin A.[4][5]
For specific types of carotenoids, baby carrot has more beta-carotene, alpha-carotene and lutein + zeaxanthin than butter, unsalted per 100 grams.

Butter, Unsalted Baby Carrots
beta-carotene 158 UG 6391 UG
alpha-carotene ~ 3767 UG
lutein + zeaxanthin ~ 358 UG

Omega-3 and Omega-6

omega 3s

For omega-3 fatty acids, butter, unsalted has more alpha linoleic acid (ALA) than baby carrot per 100 grams.

Butter, Unsalted Baby Carrots
alpha linoleic acid 1.18 G 0.008 G
Total 1.18 G 0.008 G

omega 6s

Comparing omega-6 fatty acids, butter, unsalted has more linoleic acid than baby carrot per 100 grams.

Butter, Unsalted Baby Carrots
other omega 6 0.138 G ~
linoleic acid 1.83 G 0.057 G
Total 1.968 G 0.057 G

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The comparison below is by common portions, e.g. cups, packages. You can also see a more concrete comparison by weight at equal weight (by grams) comparison.

Note: The specific food items compared are: Butter, Unsalted (Butter, without salt) and Baby Carrots (Carrots, baby, raw) .

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