United States Department of Agriculture
Agricultural Research Service

National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference Release 28
Full Report (All Nutrients):  01001, Butter, salted
Food Group: Dairy and Egg Products
Carbohydrate Factor: 3.87   Fat Factor:8.79   Protein Factor: 4.27   Nitrogen to Protein Conversion Factor: 6.38  
heading Nutrient Unit
Value per 100 g
# of Data Points Std. Error
pat (1" sq, 1/3" high) 5g

tbsp 14.2g

cup 227g

stick 113g
Proximates Water g 15.87 522 0.061 0.79 2.25 36.02 17.93
Proximates Energy kcal 717 -- -- 36 102 1628 810
Proximates Energy kJ 2999 -- -- 150 426 6808 3389
Proximates Protein g 0.85 16 0.074 0.04 0.12 1.93 0.96
Proximates Total lipid (fat) g 81.11 580 0.065 4.06 11.52 184.12 91.65
Proximates Ash g 2.11 35 0.054 0.11 0.30 4.79 2.38
Proximates Carbohydrate, by difference g 0.06 -- -- 0.00 0.01 0.14 0.07
Proximates Fiber, total dietary g 0.0 -- -- 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Proximates Sugars, total g 0.06 -- -- 0.00 0.01 0.14 0.07
Minerals Calcium, Ca 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 mg 24 17 0.789 1 3 54 27
Minerals Iron, Fe 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 mg 0.02 18 0.011 0.00 0.00 0.05 0.02
Minerals Magnesium, Mg 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 mg 2 18 0.047 0 0 5 2
Minerals Phosphorus, P 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 mg 24 17 0.463 1 3 54 27
Minerals Potassium, K 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 mg 24 18 0.622 1 3 54 27
Minerals Sodium, Na mg 643 -- -- 32 91 1460 727
Minerals Zinc, Zn 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 mg 0.09 18 0.011 0.00 0.01 0.20 0.10
Minerals Copper, Cu 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 mg 0.000 18 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000
Minerals Manganese, Mn 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 mg 0.000 18 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000
Minerals Selenium, Se µg 1.0 37 0.820 0.0 0.1 2.3 1.1
Minerals Fluoride, F 8, 9, 10 µg 2.8 19 0.674 0.1 0.4 6.4 3.2
Vitamins Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid mg 0.0 -- -- 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Vitamins Thiamin mg 0.005 3 0.001 0.000 0.001 0.011 0.006
Vitamins Riboflavin mg 0.034 9 0.004 0.002 0.005 0.077 0.038
Vitamins Niacin mg 0.042 2 -- 0.002 0.006 0.095 0.047
Vitamins Pantothenic acid mg 0.110 -- -- 0.006 0.016 0.250 0.124
Vitamins Vitamin B-6 mg 0.003 1 -- 0.000 0.000 0.007 0.003
Vitamins Folate, total µg 3 2 -- 0 0 7 3
Vitamins Folic acid µg 0 -- -- 0 0 0 0
Vitamins Folate, food µg 3 2 -- 0 0 7 3
Vitamins Folate, DFE µg 3 -- -- 0 0 7 3
Vitamins Choline, total 13 mg 18.8 -- -- 0.9 2.7 42.7 21.2
Vitamins Betaine 13 mg 0.3 1 -- 0.0 0.0 0.7 0.3
Vitamins Vitamin B-12 µg 0.17 4 -- 0.01 0.02 0.39 0.19
Vitamins Vitamin B-12, added µg 0.00 -- -- 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Vitamins Vitamin A, RAE µg 684 -- -- 34 97 1553 773
Vitamins Retinol µg 671 -- -- 34 95 1523 758
Vitamins Carotene, beta 11 µg 158 2 -- 8 22 359 179
Vitamins Carotene, alpha 11 µg 0 2 -- 0 0 0 0
Vitamins Cryptoxanthin, beta 11 µg 0 2 -- 0 0 0 0
Vitamins Vitamin A, IU IU 2499 -- -- 125 355 5673 2824
Vitamins Lycopene 11 µg 0 2 -- 0 0 0 0
Vitamins Lutein + zeaxanthin 11 µg 0 2 -- 0 0 0 0
Vitamins Vitamin E (alpha-tocopherol) 12 mg 2.32 1 -- 0.12 0.33 5.27 2.62
Vitamins Vitamin E, added mg 0.00 -- -- 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Vitamins Tocopherol, beta 12 mg 0.00 1 -- 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Vitamins Tocopherol, gamma 12 mg 0.00 1 -- 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Vitamins Tocopherol, delta 12 mg 0.00 1 -- 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Vitamins Vitamin D (D2 + D3) µg 0.0 -- -- 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Vitamins Vitamin D2 (ergocalciferol) µg 0.0 -- -- 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Vitamins Vitamin D3 (cholecalciferol) µg 0.0 -- -- 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Vitamins Vitamin D IU 0 -- -- 0 0 0 0
Vitamins Vitamin K (phylloquinone) 14 µg 7.0 1 -- 0.4 1.0 15.9 7.9
Lipids Fatty acids, total saturated g 51.368 -- -- 2.568 7.294 116.605 58.046
Lipids 4:0 15 g 3.226 3 0.120 0.161 0.458 7.323 3.645
Lipids 6:0 15 g 2.007 3 0.038 0.100 0.285 4.556 2.268
Lipids 8:0 15 g 1.190 3 0.016 0.059 0.169 2.701 1.345
Lipids 10:0 15 g 2.529 3 0.033 0.126 0.359 5.741 2.858
Lipids 12:0 15 g 2.587 3 0.046 0.129 0.367 5.872 2.923
Lipids 14:0 15 g 7.436 3 0.020 0.372 1.056 16.880 8.403
Lipids 16:0 15 g 21.697 3 0.270 1.085 3.081 49.252 24.518
Lipids 17:0 15 g 0.560 3 0.015 0.028 0.080 1.271 0.633
Lipids 18:0 15 g 9.999 3 0.096 0.500 1.420 22.698 11.299
Lipids 20:0 15 g 0.138 3 0.002 0.007 0.020 0.313 0.156
Lipids Fatty acids, total monounsaturated g 21.021 -- -- 1.051 2.985 47.718 23.754
Lipids 16:1 undifferentiated g 0.961 -- -- 0.048 0.136 2.181 1.086
Lipids 16:1 c 15 g 0.961 3 0.008 0.048 0.136 2.181 1.086
Lipids 18:1 undifferentiated g 19.961 -- -- 0.998 2.834 45.311 22.556
Lipids 18:1 c 15 g 16.978 3 0.397 0.849 2.411 38.540 19.185
Lipids 18:1 t 15 g 2.982 3 0.112 0.149 0.423 6.769 3.370
Lipids 20:1 15 g 0.100 3 0.009 0.005 0.014 0.227 0.113
Lipids 22:1 undifferentiated 15 g 0.000 3 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000
Lipids Fatty acids, total polyunsaturated g 3.043 -- -- 0.152 0.432 6.908 3.439
Lipids 18:2 undifferentiated g 2.728 -- -- 0.136 0.387 6.193 3.083
Lipids 18:2 n-6 c,c 15 g 2.166 3 0.024 0.108 0.308 4.917 2.448
Lipids 18:2 CLAs 15 g 0.267 3 0.017 0.013 0.038 0.606 0.302
Lipids 18:2 i 15 g 0.296 3 0.048 0.015 0.042 0.672 0.334
Lipids 18:3 undifferentiated g 0.315 -- -- 0.016 0.045 0.715 0.356
Lipids 18:3 n-3 c,c,c (ALA) 15 g 0.315 3 0.013 0.016 0.045 0.715 0.356
Lipids 18:4 15 g 0.000 3 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000
Lipids 20:4 undifferentiated 15 g 0.000 3 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000
Lipids 20:5 n-3 (EPA) 15 g 0.000 3 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000
Lipids 22:5 n-3 (DPA) 15 g 0.000 3 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000
Lipids 22:6 n-3 (DHA) 15 g 0.000 3 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000
Lipids Fatty acids, total trans g 3.278 -- -- 0.164 0.465 7.441 3.704
Lipids Fatty acids, total trans-monoenoic g 2.982 -- -- 0.149 0.423 6.769 3.370
Lipids Cholesterol 15 mg 215 3 1.261 11 31 488 243
Lipids Stigmasterol 15 mg 0 3 0.000 0 0 0 0
Lipids Campesterol 15 mg 0 3 0.000 0 0 0 0
Lipids Beta-sitosterol 15 mg 4 3 0.118 0 1 9 5
Amino Acids Tryptophan g 0.012 -- -- 0.001 0.002 0.027 0.014
Amino Acids Threonine g 0.038 -- -- 0.002 0.005 0.086 0.043
Amino Acids Isoleucine g 0.051 -- -- 0.003 0.007 0.116 0.058
Amino Acids Leucine g 0.083 -- -- 0.004 0.012 0.188 0.094
Amino Acids Lysine g 0.067 -- -- 0.003 0.010 0.152 0.076
Amino Acids Methionine g 0.021 -- -- 0.001 0.003 0.048 0.024
Amino Acids Cystine g 0.008 -- -- 0.000 0.001 0.018 0.009
Amino Acids Phenylalanine g 0.041 -- -- 0.002 0.006 0.093 0.046
Amino Acids Tyrosine g 0.041 -- -- 0.002 0.006 0.093 0.046
Amino Acids Valine g 0.057 -- -- 0.003 0.008 0.129 0.064
Amino Acids Arginine g 0.031 -- -- 0.002 0.004 0.070 0.035
Amino Acids Histidine g 0.023 -- -- 0.001 0.003 0.052 0.026
Amino Acids Alanine g 0.029 -- -- 0.001 0.004 0.066 0.033
Amino Acids Aspartic acid g 0.064 -- -- 0.003 0.009 0.145 0.072
Amino Acids Glutamic acid g 0.178 -- -- 0.009 0.025 0.404 0.201
Amino Acids Glycine g 0.018 -- -- 0.001 0.003 0.041 0.020
Amino Acids Proline g 0.082 -- -- 0.004 0.012 0.186 0.093
Amino Acids Serine g 0.046 -- -- 0.002 0.007 0.104 0.052
Other Alcohol, ethyl g 0.0 -- -- 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Other Caffeine mg 0 -- -- 0 0 0 0
Other Theobromine mg 0 -- -- 0 0 0 0

Sources of Data

1Food and Drug Administration (FDA), DHHS FDA Total Diet Study , 1995    
2Food and Drug Administration (FDA), DHHS FDA Total Diet Study , 1996    
3Food and Drug Administration (FDA), DHHS FDA Total Diet Study , 1997    
4Food and Drug Administration (FDA), DHHS FDA Total Diet Study , 1991    
5Food and Drug Administration (FDA), DHHS FDA Total Diet Study , 1992    
6Food and Drug Administration (FDA), DHHS FDA Total Diet Study , 1993    
7Food and Drug Administration (FDA), DHHS FDA Total Diet Study , 1994    
8Donald Taves Dietary Intake of Fluoride Ashed (total fluoride) v. Unashed (inorganic fluoride) Analysis of Individual Foods , 1983 British Journal of Nutrition 49   pp.295-301
9Robert Ophaug Fluoride, Unpublished - Ophaug ,  Microdiffision   
10A. Kingman Unpublished data. NIDR/NIH, 1984 , 1984 Unpublished data. NIDR/NIH, 1984.   
11National Institutes of Health (NIH) Carotenoid analyses of U.S. foods, Food Composition Laboratory , 1997    
12Nutrient Data Laboratory, ARS, USDA Determination of the Tocopherol Content of Selected Foods , 1992  Beltsville MD  
13Nutrient Data Laboratory, ARS, USDA Choline Study, Local pickup UNC, NFNAP , 2003  Beltsville MD  
14S.L. Booth, J.A. Sadowski, J.A. T. Pennington Phylloquinone (Vitamin K) Content of Foods in the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's Total Diet Study , 1995 Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry 43 6   pp.1574-1579
15Nutrient Data Laboratory, ARS, USDA National Food and Nutrient Analysis Program Wave 4c , 2001  Beltsville MD