Almond Butter vs. Peanut Butter

29 06 2009

This chart compares creamy unsalted versions of each nutty spread, and the percentages are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

2 tbsp. peanut butter 2 tbsp. almond butter
Calories 190 190
Total Fat (g) 16 16
Saturated Fat (g) 2 1.5
Carbs (g) 7 6
Fiber (g) 3 4
Protein (g) 8 7
Calcium 1% 8%
Iron 3% 6%
Vitamin E 14% 40%
Folate 6% 6%

Nutrition-wise, it looks like almond butter offers a bit more, especially in terms of vitamin E. Remember, a serving of each is only two tablespoons, so watch those portions.

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