Butter, Unsalted vs. Green Bean

Nutrition comparison of Butter, Unsalted and Green Bean


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

We compared the nutritional contents of butter, unsalted versus green bean (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 green bean has less calories than butter, unsalted - green bean has 31kcal of calories per 100 grams and butter, unsalted has 717kcal of calories.

dietary fiber

Green bean is a great source of dietary fiber and it has more dietary fiber than butter, unsalted - green bean has 2.7g of dietary fiber per 100 grams and butter, unsalted does not contain significant amounts.

sugar

Green bean and butter, unsalted contain similar amounts of sugar - green bean has 3.3g of sugar per 100 grams and butter, unsalted has 0.06g of sugar.

Protein

protein

Green bean and butter, unsalted contain similar amounts of protein - green bean has 1.8g of protein per 100 grams and butter, unsalted has 0.85g of protein.

Fat

saturated fat

Butter, unsalted is high in saturated fat and green bean has less saturated fat than butter, unsalted - green bean has 0.05g of saturated fat per 100 grams and butter, unsalted has 50.5g of saturated fat.

Vitamins

Vitamin C

Green bean is a great source of Vitamin C and it has more Vitamin C than butter, unsalted - green bean has 12.2mg of Vitamin C per 100 grams and butter, unsalted does not contain significant amounts.

Vitamin A

Butter, unsalted is a excellent source of Vitamin A and it has more Vitamin A than green bean - green bean has 35ug of Vitamin A per 100 grams and butter, unsalted has 684ug of Vitamin A.

Vitamin E

Butter, unsalted has more Vitamin E than green bean - green bean has 0.41mg of Vitamin E per 100 grams and butter, unsalted has 2.3mg of Vitamin E.

The B Vitamins

Green bean has more thiamin, riboflavin, niacin, pantothenic acid, vitamin b6 and folate, however, butter, unsalted contains more vitamin b12.

Butter, Unsalted Green Bean
Thiamin 0.005 MG 0.082 MG
Riboflavin 0.034 MG 0.104 MG
Niacin 0.042 MG 0.734 MG
Pantothenic acid 0.11 MG 0.225 MG
Vitamin B6 0.003 MG 0.141 MG
Folate 3 UG 33 UG
Vitamin B12 0.17 UG ~

Minerals

calcium

Green bean has more calcium than butter, unsalted - green bean has 37mg of calcium per 100 grams and butter, unsalted has 24mg of calcium.

iron

Green bean has more iron than butter, unsalted - green bean has 1mg of iron per 100 grams and butter, unsalted has 0.02mg of iron.

potassium

Green bean is a great source of potassium and it has more potassium than butter, unsalted - green bean has 211mg 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, green bean has more beta-carotene, alpha-carotene and lutein + zeaxanthin than butter, unsalted per 100 grams.

Butter, Unsalted Green Bean
beta-carotene 158 UG 379 UG
alpha-carotene ~ 69 UG
lutein + zeaxanthin ~ 640 UG

Omega-3 and Omega-6

omega 3s

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

Butter, Unsalted Green Bean
alpha linoleic acid 1.18 G 0.069 G
Total 1.18 G 0.069 G

omega 6s

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

Butter, Unsalted Green Bean
other omega 6 0.138 G ~
linoleic acid 1.83 G 0.044 G
Total 1.968 G 0.044 G

Customize your serving size


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 Green Bean (Beans, snap, green, raw) .

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