Whole Milk vs Butter: All Nutritional Differences

Where is more calories, protein, carbs - what is more healthy?

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Whole milk - calories, kcal, weight, nutrition
Butter - calories, kcal, weight, nutrition

Whole milk vs butter - where is more calories?

At first glance, you can see that in whole milk is much more calories than in butter.

Whole milk has 61 kcal per 100g and butter 717 kcal per 100g so it is pretty easy to calculate that the difference is about 1075 %.

In whole milk and in butter most calories came from fat.

whole milk or butter - where is more nutrients?

Whole milk vs butter nutrition, vitamins and minerals

per 100gWhole milkButter
Calories61 717
Carbohydrates4.46 g0.06 g
Fat3.46 g81.11 g
Protein3.1 g0.85 g
Water88.2 g16.17 g
Calcium101 mg24 mg
Iron0.05 mg0.02 mg
Magnessium5 mg2 mg
Phosphorus0.3 mg7 mg
Potassium253 mg24 mg
Sodium3 mg11 mg
Zink0.3 mg7 mg
Vitaminium B1 (Thiamine)0.02 mg0.005 mg
Vitaminium B2 (riboflavin)0.105 mg0.034 mg
Vitaminium B3 (Niacin)0.043 mg0.042 mg
Vitaminium B60.034 mg0.003 mg
Vitaminium B9 (Folic acid)0.005 mg0.003 mg
Vitaminium E0.08 mg2.32 mg


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

There is 0.85g per 100g of butter and 3.1g per 100g of whole milk so using simple math we can see that difference is about 265 %.


In whole milk is more carbohydrates than in butter.

There is 0.06g/100g of carbohydrates in butter and 4.46g/100g in whole milk so let me do the math for you again - difference is about 7333 %.


In whole milk is less fats than in butter.

The tables above show us that there is 81.11g/100g of fats in butter and 3.46g/100g in whole milk. In this case difference is about 2244 %.

See tables below to compare whole milk with butter in details.

Whole milk

  • Calories61
  • Carbohydrates4.46 g
  • Fat3.46 g
  • Protein3.1 g
  • Water88.2 g
Whole milk calories per:
100g | ounce | glass | cup | small glass | cup | half cup

Calories source

  • 29% CARBS.
  • 20% PROTEIN
  • 51% FAT


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

Calories source

  • 0% CARBS
  • 0% PROTEIN
  • 100% FAT

Vitamins: butter vs whole milk

Minerals: whole milk vs butter

Marcin Piotrowicz
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Marcin Piotrowicz

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Healthy eating and living style promoter

All information about nutrition on this website was created with help of information from the official United States Department of Agriculture database.

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