Sunflower seed butter — or sun-butter — is a delicious and healthy alternative for those with a tree nut allergy,or anyone who wants a healthier alternative to peanut butter that doesn’t put a strain on the pocketbook.Sunflower seed butter has 9 grams of fat in a 1-tablespoon serving, but almost 90 percent of the total fat consists of unsaturated fats. It also has twice the magnesium and vitamin E than peanut butter one tablespoon of sun-butter contains three grams of protein and Vitamin E is a great antioxidant. Seek out quality brands without added sugar like SunButter’s Organic Sunflower Butter, which contains seven grams of protein per two tablespoons is made from just one ingredient: U.S. grown, organic roasted sunflower seeds. Eating sun-butters lowers LDL cholesterol and reduces the risk of heart disease.there is also evidence that people who frequently eat nuts reduce the risk of type 2 diabetes. For value nutrition and taste sunflower butter reigns supreme over the other types such as cashew, pumpkin and peanut in terms of salt, flavor and nutrient content. Sunflower seed butter was born out of a market need for a peanut butter replacement that is safe for people with nut allergies, packed with healthy nutrients, it is the perfect post-workout snack because of the magnesium, selenium, and copper content which relieves muscle spasms controls cell damage and aids in bone health.