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Nutritional Profile of Ghee (Clarified Butter) - Care Omnia Nutrition

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We got 37 nutritional values in our nutrition profile for Ghee (Clarified Butter).

Nutrient content compared to all foods

When comparing its nutrient content to all foods in our tool we find that it ranks very high (Top 25) for eight nutrients.

Most notable of them being

Also, when compared to all foods, it ranks notably well (Top 100) for four additional nutrients:

Nutrient content compared to foods in the same category

A comparison between its nutrient content to foods in the same category (Fats and Oils) shows that it ranks sky-high (Top 10) for 10 nutrients.

Most notable of them being

Additionally, a comparison to foods in the same category shows that it ranks notably well (Top 25) for 17 additional nutrients.

With the highest ranking of them being

You can find these and more nutrient rankings below.

Nutrient Content Of Ghee (Clarified Butter)

The nutrient content of food is mainly divided into macro- and micronutrients.

Below you'll first find a macronutrient profile that will give you a sense of how the measured macronutrients compare to each other.

Secondly you'll find a lipid (fat) profile that shows you the content of saturated, mono-, and polyunsaturated fatty acids.

After that you'll find our detailed nutrient profile with all measured nutrients.

Macronutrient profile of Ghee (Clarified Butter)

Macronutrients are mainly divided into carbohydrates (carbs), lipids (fats), and protein.

In our macronutrient profile we also include water as we think that it gives a more complete picture of how nutrient dense the food is.

Figure 1. Macronutrient profile of Ghee (Clarified Butter)

99.5%
0.3%
0.2%
Fats
Protein
Water

Percent of 100 grams of food. Values can differ from nutrient profile below due to rounding.

After the overview this macronutrient profile provided let's dive deeper and take a look at the lipid (fat) profile!

Lipid (fat) profile of Ghee (Clarified Butter)

Lipids (fats) are a major part of the macronutrients in your food.

Lipids (fats), are divided into saturated and unsaturated fats. The unsaturated fats are then in turn divided into mono-, and polyunsaturated fats.

Here's a lipid (fat) profile to give you a sense of how the content of each type of fat compare to each other.

Figure 2. Lipid (fat) profile of Ghee (Clarified Butter)

61.9%
28.7%
3.7%
Saturated
Mono
Poly

Percent of 100 grams of food. Values can differ from nutrient profile below due to rounding.

And now, let's look at the detailed nutrient profile!

Detailed nutrient profile of Ghee (Clarified Butter)

Below we list all the nutrients that we have a measurement for. This is where you can find out what micronutrients there are in your food.

All nutrients are grouped together according to their type. Click on a nutrient type to show the individual nutrients. You can find other foods that contain the same nutrient by clicking on it.

If you can't find a specific nutrient, we recommend you go to our complete list of nutrients or try searching for it.

Nutrient Profile: Ghee (Clarified Butter)

In food category: Fats and Oils

Fatty Acids (4)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Fatty Acids, total monounsaturated
28.7 g
8.1 g
89
127
Fatty Acids, total polyunsaturated
3.7 g
1 g
134
771
Fatty Acids, total saturated
61.9 g
17.5 g
20
20
Total Lipid (Fat)
99.5 g
28.2 g
4
5
Saturated Fats (8)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Butyric Acid (4:0)
3.2 g
915.7 mg
1
2
Capric Acid (10:0)
2.5 g
708.7 mg
15
20
Caproic Acid (6:0)
1.9 g
541.5 mg
3
3
Caprylic Acid (8:0)
1.1 g
314.7 mg
15
46
Lauric Acid (12:0)
2.8 g
791 mg
16
121
Myristic Acid (14:0)
10 g
2.8 g
13
16
Palmitic Acid (16:0)
26.2 g
7.4 g
6
7
Stearic Acid (18:0)
12.1 g
3.4 g
20
34
Monounsaturated Fats (2)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Oleic Acid (18:1)
25 g
7.1 g
83
140
Palmitoleic Acid (16:1)
2.2 g
632.2 mg
16
48
Polyunsaturated Fats (2)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Linoleic Acid (18:2 n-6)
2.3 g
637.9 mg
127
963
Linolenic Acid (18:3)
1.5 g
411.1 mg
67
125
Protein (1)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Protein
280 mg
79.4 mg
22
1596
Water-soluble Vitamins (5)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Niacin
3 µg
0.9 µg
16
2522
Riboflavin
5 µg
1.4 µg
18
806
Thiamin
1 µg
0.3 µg
17
883
Vitamin B12
0.01 µg
0.003 µg
16
729
Vitamin B6
1 µg
0.3 µg
19
980
Fat-soluble Vitamins (5)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
alpha-Tocopherol
2.8 mg
793.8 µg
72
364
beta-Carotene
193 µg
54.7 µg
5
973
Phylloquinone
8.6 µg
2.4 µg
42
836
Retinol
824 µg
233.6 µg
7
88
Vitamin A, RAE
840 µg
238.1 µg
9
118
Minerals (6)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Calcium, Ca
4 mg
1.1 mg
22
559
Copper, Cu
1 µg
0.3 µg
13
848
Phosphorus, P
3 mg
850.5 µg
22
683
Potassium, K
5 mg
1.4 mg
33
898
Sodium, Na
2 mg
567 µg
57
1157
Zinc, Zn
10 µg
2.8 µg
19
938
Other Micronutrients (2)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Cholesterol
256 mg
72.6 mg
7
157
Choline
22.3 mg
6.3 mg
10
933
Water (1)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Water
240 mg
68 mg
50
2715
Other (1)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Kcal (Energy)
876 kcal
248.3 kcal
9
12
Figure 3. Nutritional profile of ghee (clarified butter) with 37 nutrient values.

Foods Available Online

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Common Serving Sizes Of Ghee (Clarified Butter)

Here's some of the different portion/serving sizes to get a sense of the weight.

Amount / MeasurementWeight in GrWeight in Oz
1 Tablespoon14.0 g0.5 oz
1 Cup224.0 g7.9 oz
Figure 4. Common serving sizes of ghee (clarified butter)

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