Butter, unsalted has 102 calories per tablespoon or 718 calories for every 100 grams. Most of its calories are from fat.
99.6% of calories in butter, unsalted are from fat.
The majority, or 99.6% of the calories in Butter, Unsalted are from fat. Butter, unsalted is high in total fat
, with 11.5 grams or 18% of recommended daily values per tablespoon. Most of the fat in butter, unsalted are saturated and it contains a high amount of saturated fat
, about 40% of recommended daily values.
Butter, unsalted contains 30.5 mg of cholesterol and no trans-fat
There is no significant amounts of
trans fat in butter, unsalted.
- Total fat: 11.5 g
- Cholesterol: 30.5 mg
- Saturated fat: 7.2 g
- Monounsaturated fat: 3.3 g
- Polyunsaturated fat: 0.4 g
Butter, unsalted is a great source of healthy omega-3 fatty acids, containing a total of 0.17 grams for every tablespoon. It contains significant amounts of alpha linoleic acid.
- alpha linoleic acid: 0.17 g
Also a good source of omega-6 fatty acids, every tablespoon of butter, unsalted contains a total of 0.3 grams of omega-6. In addition, a large portion of the omega-6 in butter, unsalted comes from linolenic acid - the only essential omega-6 fatty acid.
- other omega 6: 0.02 g
- linoleic acid: 0.26 g
The omega-6 to omega-3 ratio in butter, unsalted is 1.6: 1.
Some other dairy or egg products with similar calories to butter, unsalted by weight: