Butter, Unsalted vs. Ketchup

Nutrition comparison of Butter, Unsalted and Ketchup


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

We compared the nutritional contents of butter, unsalted versus ketchup (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

Both ketchup and butter, unsalted are high in calories - ketchup has 101kcal of calories per 100 grams and butter, unsalted has 717kcal of calories.

dietary fiber

Ketchup has more dietary fiber than butter, unsalted - ketchup has 0.3g of dietary fiber per 100 grams and butter, unsalted does not contain significant amounts.

sugar

Ketchup is high in sugar and butter, unsalted has less sugar than ketchup - ketchup has 21.3g of sugar per 100 grams and butter, unsalted has 0.06g of sugar.

Protein

protein

Ketchup and butter, unsalted contain similar amounts of protein - ketchup has 1g of protein per 100 grams and butter, unsalted has 0.85g of protein.

Fat

saturated fat

Butter, unsalted is high in saturated fat and ketchup has less saturated fat than butter, unsalted - ketchup has 0.01g of saturated fat per 100 grams and butter, unsalted has 50.5g of saturated fat.

Vitamins

Vitamin C

Ketchup has more Vitamin C than butter, unsalted - ketchup has 4.1mg 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 ketchup - ketchup has 26ug of Vitamin A per 100 grams and butter, unsalted has 684ug of Vitamin A.

Vitamin E

Ketchup and butter, unsalted contain similar amounts of Vitamin E - ketchup has 1.5mg of Vitamin E per 100 grams and butter, unsalted has 2.3mg of Vitamin E.

The B Vitamins

Ketchup has more thiamin, riboflavin, niacin and vitamin b6, however, butter, unsalted contains more vitamin b12. Both butter, unsalted and ketchup contain significant amounts of pantothenic acid and folate.

Butter, Unsalted Ketchup
Thiamin 0.005 MG 0.011 MG
Riboflavin 0.034 MG 0.166 MG
Niacin 0.042 MG 1.434 MG
Pantothenic acid 0.11 MG 0.047 MG
Vitamin B6 0.003 MG 0.158 MG
Folate 3 UG 9 UG
Vitamin B12 0.17 UG ~

Minerals

calcium

Butter, unsalted has more calcium than ketchup - ketchup has 15mg of calcium per 100 grams and butter, unsalted has 24mg of calcium.

iron

Ketchup and butter, unsalted contain similar amounts of iron - ketchup has 0.35mg of iron per 100 grams and butter, unsalted has 0.02mg of iron.

potassium

Ketchup is a great source of potassium and it has more potassium than butter, unsalted - ketchup has 281mg 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, ketchup has more lycopene and lutein + zeaxanthin than butter, unsalted per 100 grams. Both butter, unsalted and ketchup contain significant amounts of beta-carotene.

Butter, Unsalted Ketchup
beta-carotene 158 UG 316 UG
lycopene ~ 12062 UG
lutein + zeaxanthin ~ 161 UG

Omega-3 and Omega-6

omega 3s

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

Butter, Unsalted Ketchup
alpha linoleic acid 1.18 G 0.001 G
Total 1.18 G 0.001 G

omega 6s

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

Butter, Unsalted Ketchup
other omega 6 0.138 G ~
linoleic acid 1.83 G 0.039 G
Total 1.968 G 0.039 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 Ketchup (Catsup) .

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