Sunflower butter or sunbutter is actually a food paste made from the oil of the sunflower seed. Sunflower butter is rich in omega-6s and also a great source of -protein -fiber -zinc and iron. They are also rich in alpha-tocopherols which are purported to help reduce the risk of certain types of cancers. Sunbutter is low in saturated fats and can make a great addition to your pantry and provide a healthy alternative to nut butters.