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Butter


Description

Butter is a food in the "Dairy" category and it is high in fats. It is a food with a very high energy density: 100g provide about 35% of the recommended daily energy intake. Butter as a high content of cholesterol and saturated fat, which is why its daily consumption should be limited. The most present mineral is calcium and in 100g it contains enough phosphorus to provide 1% of the daily requirement. The most common vitamin is vitamin_a and in 100g it contains enough vitamin_a to provide 76% of the daily requirement.

Glycemic Index: 0/100 (low)

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Nutrition Facts (100g)

RDA
Energy 717 kcal
2999 kJ
36%
Water 16.2 g
16 ml
1%
Protein 0.85 g 2%
Carbohydrate 0.06 g 0%
Sugars 0.06 g 0%
Fat 81.1 g 104%
Saturated 2 50.5 g (of recommended max) 253%
Monounsatured 23.4 g 59%
Polyunsatured 3.01 g 15%
Cholesterol 1 215 mg (of recommended max) 86%

1 A maximum of 250mg of cholesterol per day is recommended

2 A maximum of 20g of saturated fat per day is recommended

Minerals

Calcium (Ca) 24 mg 2%
Magnesium (Mg) 2 mg 0%
Phosphorus (P) 24 mg 2%
Potassium (K) 24 mg 1%
Sodium (Na) 11 mg 0%
Zinc (Zn) 0.09 mg 1%
Copper (Cu) 0.016 mg 2%
Manganese (Mn) 0.004 mg 0%
Selenium (Se) 0.001 mg 2%
Fluoride (F) 0.0028 mg 0%

Vitamins

Thiamin (B1) 0.005 mg 0%
Riboflavin (B2) 0.034 mg 3%
Niacin (B3) 0.042 mg 0%
Pantothenic acid (B5) 0.11 mg 2%
Pyridoxine (B6) 0.003 mg 0%
Folate (B9) 0.003 mg 1%
Cobalamine (B12) 0.00017 mg 7%
Vitamin A 0.684 mg 76%
Vitamin K 0.007 mg 6%

Data analysis

Macronutrients relative proportion

This graph shows the relative percentage of each macronutrient in relation to the one most present. Butter is high in fats.

Carbohydrates: 0.1%
Fats: 98.9%
Proteins: 1%

Vitamins relative proportion

This graph shows the percentage of each vitamin in relation to the one most present. The most abundant vitamin is Vitamin_a. Vitamin_a is a fat soluble vitamin. This means that any excess can be stored for later use. Vitamin A helps the body to maintain healthy teeth, bones, soft tissue, mucous membranes, and skin.

This graph shows the amount of each vitamin (green area) in relation to the recommended daily intake (gray line).

Minerals relative proportion

This graph shows the percentage of each mineral in relation to the one most present. The most abundant mineral is Calcium. Calcium is labeled as macromineral because the body needs it in high amount. Calcium (Ca) helps the body mantain healthy bones and teeth. It's important for nerve conduction, muscle contraction, blood clotting and production of energy.

This graph shows the amount of each mineral (green area) in relation to the recommended daily intake (gray line).

Food
Fruit Vegetables Meat Dairy Eggs Bread Superfood Legumes Cereals Nuts and Seeds Seafood Other Spices and Herbs
Macronutrients Carbohydrate Fat Protein Water Fiber
Vitamins Thiamin (B1) Riboflavin (B2) Niacin (B3) Pantothenic Acid (B5) Pyridoxine (B6) Folate (B9) Cobalamine (B12) Ascorbic Acid (C) Vitamin A Vitamin K Vitamin E Vitamin D
Minerals Calcium (Ca) Iron (Fe) Magnesium (Mg) Phosphorus (P) Potassium (K) Sodium (Na) Zinc (Zn) Copper (Cu) Manganese (Mn) Iodine (I) Selenium (Se) Fluoride (F)
Amino acids Arginine Histidine Lysine Aspartic Acid Glutamic Acid Serine Threonine Asparagine Glutamine Cysteine Selenocysteine Glycine Proline Alanine Isoleucine Leucine Methionine Phenylalanine Tryptophan Tyrosine Valine