Orange Juice vs. Peanut Butter

Nutrition comparison of Orange Juice and Peanut Butter


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

We compared the nutritional contents of orange juice versus peanut butter (100g each) below using 2020 USDA and NIH data[1].

For a quick recap of significant nutrients and differences in orange juice and peanut butter:

  • Orange juice has 52% less carbohydrates than peanut butter.
  • Orange juice is an excellent source of Vitamin C.
  • Peanut butter has more riboflavin, niacin, pantothenic acid, Vitamin B6 and folate.
  • Peanut butter has signficantly more Vitamin E than orange juice.
  • Peanut butter has signficantly more iron than orange juice.
  • Peanut butter is a great source of calcium.
  • Peanut butter is an excellent source of dietary fiber, potassium and protein.
Detailed nutritional comparison of orange juice and peanut butter is analyzed below. You can also visualize the nutritional comparison for a custom portion or serving size and see how the nutrition compares.

USDA sources for nutritional information: Orange Juice (Orange juice, raw (Includes foods for USDA's Food Distribution Program)) and Peanut Butter (Peanut butter, chunk style, with salt) . Have a correction or suggestions? Shoot us an email.


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Calories and Carbs

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Peanut butter is high in calories and orange juice has 92% less calories than peanut butter - orange juice has 45 calories per 100 grams and peanut butter has 589 calories.

For macronutrient ratios, orange juice is lighter in protein, much heavier in carbs and much lighter in fat compared to peanut butter per calorie. Orange juice has a macronutrient ratio of 6:90:4 and for peanut butter, 15:14:71 for protein, carbohydrates and fat from calories.

Macro Ratios from Calories:

Orange Juice Peanut Butter
Protein 6% 15%
Carbohydrates 90% 14%
Fat 4% 71%
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carbohydrates

Orange juice has 52% less carbohydrates than peanut butter - orange juice has 10.4g of total carbs per 100 grams and peanut butter has 21.6g of carbohydrates.

dietary fiber

Peanut butter is an excellent source of dietary fiber and it has 39 times more dietary fiber than orange juice - orange juice has 0.2g of dietary fiber per 100 grams and peanut butter has 8g of dietary fiber.

sugar

Orange juice and peanut butter contain similar amounts of sugar - orange juice has 8.4g of sugar per 100 grams and peanut butter has 8.4g of sugar.



Protein

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Peanut butter is an excellent source of protein and it has 33 times more protein than orange juice - orange juice has 0.7g of protein per 100 grams and peanut butter has 24.1g of protein.

Fat

saturated fat

Peanut butter is high in saturated fat and orange juice has 100% less saturated fat than peanut butter - orange juice has 0.02g of saturated fat per 100 grams and peanut butter has 7.6g of saturated fat.

Vitamins

Vitamin C

Orange juice is an excellent source of Vitamin C and it has more Vitamin C than peanut butter - orange juice has 50mg of Vitamin C per 100 grams and peanut butter does not contain significant amounts.

Vitamin A

Orange juice has more Vitamin A than peanut butter - orange juice has 10ug of Vitamin A per 100 grams and peanut butter does not contain significant amounts.

Vitamin E

Peanut butter has signficantly more Vitamin E than orange juice - orange juice has 0.04mg of Vitamin E per 100 grams and peanut butter has 6.3mg of Vitamin E.

Vitamin K

Orange juice and peanut butter contain similar amounts of Vitamin K - orange juice has 0.1ug of Vitamin K per 100 grams and peanut butter has 0.5ug of Vitamin K.

The B Vitamins

Peanut butter has more riboflavin, niacin, pantothenic acid, Vitamin B6 and folate. Both orange juice and peanut butter contain significant amounts of thiamin.

Orange Juice Peanut Butter
Thiamin 0.09 MG 0.106 MG
Riboflavin 0.03 MG 0.111 MG
Niacin 0.4 MG 13.696 MG
Pantothenic acid 0.19 MG 1.118 MG
Vitamin B6 0.04 MG 0.418 MG
Folate 30 UG 92 UG

Minerals

calcium

Peanut butter is a great source of calcium and it has 309% more calcium than orange juice - orange juice has 11mg of calcium per 100 grams and peanut butter has 45mg of calcium.

iron

Peanut butter has signficantly more iron than orange juice - orange juice has 0.2mg of iron per 100 grams and peanut butter has 1.9mg of iron.

potassium

Peanut butter is an excellent source of potassium and it has 273% more potassium than orange juice - orange juice has 200mg of potassium per 100 grams and peanut butter has 745mg of potassium.

Omega-3 and Omega-6

omega 3s

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

Orange Juice Peanut Butter
alpha linoleic acid 0.011 G 0.078 G
Total 0.011 G 0.078 G

omega 6s

Comparing omega-6 fatty acids, peanut butter has more linoleic acid than orange juice per 100 grams.

Orange Juice Peanut Butter
linoleic acid 0.029 G 13.854 G
other omega 6 ~ 0.64 G
Total 0.029 G 14.494 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: Orange Juice (Orange juice, raw (Includes foods for USDA's Food Distribution Program)) and Peanut Butter (Peanut butter, chunk style, with salt) .

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