Butter, Unsalted vs. Pears

Nutrition comparison of Butter, Unsalted and Pears


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

We compared the nutritional contents of butter, unsalted versus pears (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 pear has less calories than butter, unsalted - pear has 57kcal of calories per 100 grams and butter, unsalted has 717kcal of calories.

dietary fiber

Pear is a excellent source of dietary fiber and it has more dietary fiber than butter, unsalted - pear has 3.1g of dietary fiber per 100 grams and butter, unsalted does not contain significant amounts.

sugar

Butter, unsalted has less sugar than pear - pear has 9.8g of sugar per 100 grams and butter, unsalted has 0.06g of sugar.

Protein

protein

Pears and butter, unsalted contain similar amounts of protein - pear has 0.36g of protein per 100 grams and butter, unsalted has 0.85g of protein.

Fat

saturated fat

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

Vitamins

Vitamin C

Pear has more Vitamin C than butter, unsalted - pear has 4.3mg 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 pear - pear has 1ug of Vitamin A per 100 grams and butter, unsalted has 684ug of Vitamin A.

Vitamin E

Butter, unsalted has more Vitamin E than pear - pear has 0.12mg of Vitamin E per 100 grams and butter, unsalted has 2.3mg of Vitamin E.

The B Vitamins

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

Butter, Unsalted Pears
Thiamin 0.005 MG 0.012 MG
Riboflavin 0.034 MG 0.026 MG
Niacin 0.042 MG 0.161 MG
Pantothenic acid 0.11 MG 0.049 MG
Vitamin B6 0.003 MG 0.029 MG
Folate 3 UG 7 UG
Vitamin B12 0.17 UG ~

Minerals

calcium

Butter, unsalted has more calcium than pear - pear has 9mg of calcium per 100 grams and butter, unsalted has 24mg of calcium.

iron

Pears and butter, unsalted contain similar amounts of iron - pear has 0.18mg of iron per 100 grams and butter, unsalted has 0.02mg of iron.

potassium

Pear has more potassium than butter, unsalted - pear has 116mg 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, Butter, unsalted has more beta-carotene than pear per 100 grams, however, pear contains more lutein + zeaxanthin than butter, unsalted per 100 grams.

Butter, Unsalted Pears
beta-carotene 158 UG 14 UG
alpha-carotene ~ 1 UG
lutein + zeaxanthin ~ 44 UG

Omega-3 and Omega-6

omega 3s

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

Butter, Unsalted Pears
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 pear per 100 grams.

Butter, Unsalted Pears
other omega 6 0.138 G ~
linoleic acid 1.83 G 0.093 G
Total 1.968 G 0.093 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 Pears (Pears, raw) .

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