Butter, Unsalted vs. Tomato

Nutrition comparison of Butter, Unsalted and Tomato


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

We compared the nutritional contents of butter, unsalted versus tomato (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 tomato has less calories than butter, unsalted - tomato has 18kcal of calories per 100 grams and butter, unsalted has 717kcal of calories.

dietary fiber

Tomato has more dietary fiber than butter, unsalted - tomato has 1.2g of dietary fiber per 100 grams and butter, unsalted does not contain significant amounts.

sugar

Tomato and butter, unsalted contain similar amounts of sugar - tomato has 2.6g of sugar per 100 grams and butter, unsalted has 0.06g of sugar.

Protein

protein

Tomato and butter, unsalted contain similar amounts of protein - tomato has 0.88g of protein per 100 grams and butter, unsalted has 0.85g of protein.

Fat

saturated fat

Butter, unsalted is high in saturated fat and tomato has less saturated fat than butter, unsalted - tomato has 0.03g of saturated fat per 100 grams and butter, unsalted has 50.5g of saturated fat.

Vitamins

Vitamin C

Tomato is a great source of Vitamin C and it has more Vitamin C than butter, unsalted - tomato has 13.7mg 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 tomato - tomato has 42ug of Vitamin A per 100 grams and butter, unsalted has 684ug of Vitamin A.

Vitamin E

Butter, unsalted has more Vitamin E than tomato - tomato has 0.54mg of Vitamin E per 100 grams and butter, unsalted has 2.3mg of Vitamin E.

The B Vitamins

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

Butter, Unsalted Tomato
Thiamin 0.005 MG 0.037 MG
Riboflavin 0.034 MG 0.019 MG
Niacin 0.042 MG 0.594 MG
Pantothenic acid 0.11 MG 0.089 MG
Vitamin B6 0.003 MG 0.08 MG
Folate 3 UG 15 UG
Vitamin B12 0.17 UG ~

Minerals

calcium

Butter, unsalted has more calcium than tomato - tomato has 10mg of calcium per 100 grams and butter, unsalted has 24mg of calcium.

iron

Tomato and butter, unsalted contain similar amounts of iron - tomato has 0.27mg of iron per 100 grams and butter, unsalted has 0.02mg of iron.

potassium

Tomato is a great source of potassium and it has more potassium than butter, unsalted - tomato has 237mg 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, tomato has more beta-carotene, alpha-carotene, lycopene and lutein + zeaxanthin than butter, unsalted per 100 grams.

Butter, Unsalted Tomato
beta-carotene 158 UG 449 UG
alpha-carotene ~ 101 UG
lycopene ~ 2573 UG
lutein + zeaxanthin ~ 123 UG

Omega-3 and Omega-6

omega 3s

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

Butter, Unsalted Tomato
alpha linoleic acid 1.18 G 0.003 G
Total 1.18 G 0.003 G

omega 6s

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

Butter, Unsalted Tomato
other omega 6 0.138 G ~
linoleic acid 1.83 G 0.08 G
Total 1.968 G 0.08 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 Tomato (Tomatoes, red, ripe, raw, year round average) .

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