Potato Starch vs. Peanut Butter

Nutrition comparison of Potato Starch and Peanut Butter


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

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

For a quick recap of significant nutrients and differences in potato starch and peanut butter:

  • Both peanut butter and potato starch are high in calories.
  • Peanut butter has more thiamin, riboflavin, niacin, pantothenic acid, Vitamin B6 and folate.
  • Peanut butter has signficantly more Vitamin E than potato starch.
  • Peanut butter has signficantly more iron than potato starch.
  • Peanut butter is a great source of calcium.
  • Peanut butter is an excellent source of dietary fiber, potassium and protein.
Detailed nutritional comparison of potato starch 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: Potato Starch (POTATO STARCH) and Peanut Butter (Peanut butter, chunk style, with salt) . Have a correction or suggestions? Shoot us an email.


Calories and Carbs

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Both peanut butter and potato starch are high in calories. Peanut butter has 77% more calories than potato starch - peanut butter has 589 calories per 100 grams and potato starch has 333 calories.

For macronutrient ratios, potato starch is lighter in protein, much heavier in carbs and much lighter in fat compared to peanut butter per calorie. Potato starch has a macronutrient ratio of 0:100:0 and for peanut butter, 15:14:71 for protein, carbohydrates and fat from calories.

Macro Ratios from Calories:

Potato Starch Peanut Butter
Protein ~ 15%
Carbohydrates 100% 14%
Fat ~ 71%
Alcohol ~ ~

carbohydrates

Potato starch is high in carbohydrates and peanut butter has 74% less carbohydrates than potato starch - peanut butter has 21.6g of total carbs per 100 grams and potato starch has 83.3g of carbohydrates.

dietary fiber

Peanut butter is an excellent source of dietary fiber and it has more dietary fiber than potato starch - peanut butter has 8g of dietary fiber per 100 grams and potato starch does not contain significant amounts.

sugar

Potato starch has less sugar than peanut butter - peanut butter has 8.4g of sugar per 100 grams and potato starch does not contain significant amounts.

Protein

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Peanut butter is an excellent source of protein and it has more protein than potato starch - peanut butter has 24.1g of protein per 100 grams and potato starch does not contain significant amounts.

Fat

saturated fat

Peanut butter is high in saturated fat and potato starch has less saturated fat than peanut butter - peanut butter has 7.6g of saturated fat per 100 grams and potato starch does not contain significant amounts.

Vitamins

Vitamin E

Peanut butter has signficantly more Vitamin E than potato starch - peanut butter has 6.3mg of Vitamin E per 100 grams and potato starch does not contain significant amounts.

Vitamin K

Peanut butter and potato starch contain similar amounts of Vitamin K - peanut butter has 0.5ug of Vitamin K per 100 grams and potato starch does not contain significant amounts.

The B Vitamins

Peanut butter has more thiamin, riboflavin, niacin, pantothenic acid, Vitamin B6 and folate.

Potato Starch Peanut Butter
Thiamin ~ 0.106 MG
Riboflavin ~ 0.111 MG
Niacin ~ 13.696 MG
Pantothenic acid ~ 1.118 MG
Vitamin B6 ~ 0.418 MG
Folate ~ 92 UG

Minerals

calcium

Peanut butter is a great source of calcium and it has more calcium than potato starch - peanut butter has 45mg of calcium per 100 grams and potato starch does not contain significant amounts.

iron

Peanut butter has signficantly more iron than potato starch - peanut butter has 1.9mg of iron per 100 grams and potato starch does not contain significant amounts.

potassium

Peanut butter is an excellent source of potassium and it has more potassium than potato starch - peanut butter has 745mg of potassium per 100 grams and potato starch does not contain significant amounts.




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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: Potato Starch (POTATO STARCH) and Peanut Butter (Peanut butter, chunk style, with salt) .

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FAQ

Does peanut butter or potato starch contain more calories in 100 grams?
Both peanut butter and potato starch are high in calories. Peanut butter has 80% more calories than potato starch - peanut butter has 589 calories in 100g and potato starch has 333 calories.

Does peanut butter or potato starch have more carbohydrates?
By weight, potato starch is high in carbohydrates and peanut butter has 70% fewer carbohydrates than potato starch - peanut butter has 21.6g of carbs for 100g and potato starch has 83.3g of carbohydrates.

Does peanut butter or potato starch contain more potassium?
Peanut butter is a rich source of potassium and it has more potassium than potato starch - peanut butter has 745mg of potassium in 100 grams and potato starch does not contain significant amounts.

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