Butter, Unsalted vs. Plums

Nutrition comparison of Butter, Unsalted and Plums


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

We compared the nutritional contents of butter, unsalted versus plums (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 plum has less calories than butter, unsalted - plum has 46kcal of calories per 100 grams and butter, unsalted has 717kcal of calories.

dietary fiber

Plum has more dietary fiber than butter, unsalted - plum has 1.4g of dietary fiber per 100 grams and butter, unsalted does not contain significant amounts.

sugar

Butter, unsalted has less sugar than plum - plum has 9.9g of sugar per 100 grams and butter, unsalted has 0.06g of sugar.

Protein

protein

Plums and butter, unsalted contain similar amounts of protein - plum has 0.7g of protein per 100 grams and butter, unsalted has 0.85g of protein.

Fat

saturated fat

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

Vitamins

Vitamin C

Plum has signficantly more Vitamin C than butter, unsalted - plum has 9.5mg 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 plum - plum has 17ug of Vitamin A per 100 grams and butter, unsalted has 684ug of Vitamin A.

Vitamin E

Butter, unsalted has more Vitamin E than plum - plum has 0.26mg of Vitamin E per 100 grams and butter, unsalted has 2.3mg of Vitamin E.

The B Vitamins

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

Butter, Unsalted Plums
Thiamin 0.005 MG 0.028 MG
Riboflavin 0.034 MG 0.026 MG
Niacin 0.042 MG 0.417 MG
Pantothenic acid 0.11 MG 0.135 MG
Vitamin B6 0.003 MG 0.029 MG
Folate 3 UG 5 UG
Vitamin B12 0.17 UG ~

Minerals

calcium

Butter, unsalted has more calcium than plum - plum has 6mg of calcium per 100 grams and butter, unsalted has 24mg of calcium.

iron

Plums and butter, unsalted contain similar amounts of iron - plum has 0.17mg of iron per 100 grams and butter, unsalted has 0.02mg of iron.

potassium

Plum has more potassium than butter, unsalted - plum has 157mg 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, plum has more lutein + zeaxanthin than butter, unsalted per 100 grams. Both butter, unsalted and plums contain significant amounts of beta-carotene.

Butter, Unsalted Plums
beta-carotene 158 UG 190 UG
lutein + zeaxanthin ~ 73 UG

Omega-3 and Omega-6

omega 6s

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

Butter, Unsalted Plums
other omega 6 0.138 G ~
linoleic acid 1.83 G 0.044 G
Total 1.968 G 0.044 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 Plums (Plums, raw) .

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