Butter, Unsalted vs. Pumpkin Puree

Nutrition comparison of Butter, Unsalted and Pumpkin Puree


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

We compared the nutritional contents of butter, unsalted versus pumpkin puree (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 pumpkin puree has less calories than butter, unsalted - pumpkin puree has 34kcal of calories per 100 grams and butter, unsalted has 717kcal of calories.

dietary fiber

Pumpkin puree is a great source of dietary fiber and it has more dietary fiber than butter, unsalted - pumpkin puree has 2.9g of dietary fiber per 100 grams and butter, unsalted does not contain significant amounts.

sugar

Pumpkin puree and butter, unsalted contain similar amounts of sugar - pumpkin puree has 3.3g of sugar per 100 grams and butter, unsalted has 0.06g of sugar.

Protein

protein

Pumpkin puree and butter, unsalted contain similar amounts of protein - pumpkin puree has 1.1g of protein per 100 grams and butter, unsalted has 0.85g of protein.

Fat

saturated fat

Butter, unsalted is high in saturated fat and pumpkin puree has less saturated fat than butter, unsalted - pumpkin puree has 0.15g of saturated fat per 100 grams and butter, unsalted has 50.5g of saturated fat.

Vitamins

Vitamin C

Pumpkin puree has more Vitamin C than butter, unsalted - pumpkin puree has 4.2mg of Vitamin C per 100 grams and butter, unsalted does not contain significant amounts.

Vitamin A

Both pumpkin puree and butter, unsalted are high in Vitamin A - pumpkin puree has 778ug of Vitamin A per 100 grams and butter, unsalted has 684ug of Vitamin A.

Vitamin E

Pumpkin puree and butter, unsalted contain similar amounts of Vitamin E - pumpkin puree has 1.1mg of Vitamin E per 100 grams and butter, unsalted has 2.3mg of Vitamin E.

The B Vitamins

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

Butter, Unsalted Pumpkin Puree
Thiamin 0.005 MG 0.024 MG
Riboflavin 0.034 MG 0.054 MG
Niacin 0.042 MG 0.367 MG
Pantothenic acid 0.11 MG 0.4 MG
Vitamin B6 0.003 MG 0.056 MG
Folate 3 UG 12 UG
Vitamin B12 0.17 UG ~

Minerals

calcium

Pumpkin puree and butter, unsalted contain similar amounts of calcium - pumpkin puree has 26mg of calcium per 100 grams and butter, unsalted has 24mg of calcium.

iron

Pumpkin puree has more iron than butter, unsalted - pumpkin puree has 1.4mg of iron per 100 grams and butter, unsalted has 0.02mg of iron.

potassium

Pumpkin puree is a great source of potassium and it has more potassium than butter, unsalted - pumpkin puree has 206mg 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, pumpkin puree has more beta-carotene and alpha-carotene than butter, unsalted per 100 grams.

Butter, Unsalted Pumpkin Puree
beta-carotene 158 UG 6940 UG
alpha-carotene ~ 4795 UG

Omega-3 and Omega-6

omega 3s

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

Butter, Unsalted Pumpkin Puree
alpha linoleic acid 1.18 G 0.008 G
Total 1.18 G 0.008 G

omega 6s

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

Butter, Unsalted Pumpkin Puree
other omega 6 0.138 G ~
linoleic acid 1.83 G 0.007 G
Total 1.968 G 0.007 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 Pumpkin Puree (Pumpkin, canned, without salt) .

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