# Butter vs Margarine: Nutrition Guide

## Margarine vs Butter: Nutrition Comparison

per 100gButterMargarine
Calories717 717
Carbohydrates0.06 g0.7 g
Fat81.11 g80.71 g
Protein0.85 g0.16 g
Water16.17 g16.52 g
Calcium24 mg3 mg
Iron0.02 mg0.06 mg
Magnessium2 mg3 mg
Phosphorus7 mg93 mg
Potassium24 mg18 mg
Sodium11 mg2 mg
Zink7 mg93 mg
Vitaminium B1 (Thiamine)0.005 mg0.01 mg
Vitaminium B2 (riboflavin)0.034 mg0.037 mg
Vitaminium B3 (Niacin)0.042 mg0.023 mg
Vitaminium B60.003 mg0.009 mg
Vitaminium B9 (Folic acid)0.003 mg0.001 mg
Vitaminium E2.32 mg9 mg
Vitaminium K0.007 mg0.093 mg

## Less Calories in Butter

At first glance, you can see that in butter is just a little less calories than in margarine.

Butter has 717 kcal per 100g and margarine 717 kcal per 100g so it is pretty easy to calculate that the difference is about 0%.

In butter and in margarine most calories came from fat.

See tables below to compare butter with margarine in details.

## Butter And Margarine Nutrition Difference

• Calories:
margarine - 0% more than butter
• Carbohydrates:
margarine - 1067% more than butter
• Fat:
butter - 0% more than margarine
• Protein:
butter - 431% more than margarine
• Water:
margarine - 2% more than butter

## More protein in butter

It is aslo easy to see see that in butter is more protein than in margarine.

There is 0.16g per 100g of margarine and 0.85g per 100g of butter so using simple math we can see that difference is about 431%.

## Less carbohydrates in butter

In butter is less carbohydrates than in margarine.

There is 0.7g/100g of carbohydrates in margarine and 0.06g/100g in butter so let me do the math for you again - difference is about 1067%.

## More fat in butter

In butter is more fats than in margarine.

The tables above show us that there is 80.71g/100g of fats in margarine and 81.11g/100g in butter. In this case difference is about 0%.

## Butter

717kcal
• Calories717
• Carbohydrates0.06 g
• Fat81.11 g
• Protein0.85 g
• Water16.17 g
Butter calories per:
100g
| ounce | tablespoon | slice | cup | half cup

• 0% CARBS.
• 0% PROTEIN
• 100% FAT

## Margarine

717kcal
• Calories717
• Carbohydrates0.7 g
• Fat80.71 g
• Protein0.16 g
• Water16.52 g
Margarine calories per:
100g
| ounce | tablespoon | teaspoon | cup | half cup

## Calories source

• 0% CARBS
• 0% PROTEIN
• 100% FAT

### Vitamins: margarine vs butter

• Vitaminium B1 (Thiamine):
margarine - 100% more than butter
• Vitaminium B2 (riboflavin):
margarine - 9% more than butter
• Vitaminium B3 (Niacin):
butter - 83% more than margarine
• Vitaminium B6:
margarine - 200% more than butter
• Vitaminium B9 (Folic acid):
butter - 200% more than margarine
• Vitaminium E:
margarine - 288% more than butter
• Vitaminium K:
margarine - 1229% more than butter

### Minerals: butter vs margarine

• Calcium:
butter - 700% more than margarine
• Iron:
margarine - 200% more than butter
• Magnessium:
margarine - 50% more than butter
• Phosphorus:
margarine - 1229% more than butter
• Potassium:
butter - 33% more than margarine
• Sodium:
butter - 450% more than margarine
• Zink:
margarine - 1229% more than butter
All information about nutrition on this website was created with help of information from the official United States Department of Agriculture database.