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Barley vs Broad bean - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Broad bean
Broad bean is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.364g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Broad bean
Broad bean is lower in glycemic index (difference - 35)
Which food is cheaper?
Broad bean
Broad bean is cheaper (difference - $0.9)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Barley
Barley contains less Sugars (difference - 8.41g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Barley
Barley contains less Sodium (difference - 13mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Barley
Barley is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
?
It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Barley Broad bean
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Barley Broad bean
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
27
Barley
29
Broad bean
Mineral Summary Score
52
Barley
27
Broad bean

Mineral Comparison

Mineral comparison score is based on the number of minerals by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Barley
7
:
Contains more Iron +132.3%
Contains more Potassium +36.1%
Contains more Magnesium +303%
Contains more Copper +23.9%
Contains more Zinc +177%
Contains more Phosphorus +104.7%
Contains less Sodium -52%
Contains more Calcium +12.1%
Contains more Iron +132.3%
Contains more Potassium +36.1%
Contains more Magnesium +303%
Contains more Copper +23.9%
Contains more Zinc +177%
Contains more Phosphorus +104.7%
Contains less Sodium -52%
Contains more Calcium +12.1%

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Barley
4
:
Contains more Vitamin B1 +385.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +104.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +25.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +205.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +1413.6%
Contains more Vitamin E +103.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +1759.1%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.29
Contains more Vitamin B1 +385.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +104.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +25.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +205.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +1413.6%
Contains more Vitamin E +103.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +1759.1%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.29

Macronutrients Comparison

Macronutrient comparison charts compare the amount of protein, total fats and total carbohydrates in 300 grams of the food. The displayed values show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Protein
75%
Barley
48%
Broad bean
Carbohydrates
73%
Barley
18%
Broad bean
Fats
11%
Barley
3%
Broad bean

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All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Barley Broad bean Opinion
Calories 354 88 Barley
Protein 12.48 7.92 Barley
Fats 2.3 0.73 Barley
Vitamin C 0 3.7 Broad bean
Carbs 73.48 17.63 Barley
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 3.6 1.55 Barley
Calcium 33 37 Broad bean
Potassium 452 332 Barley
Magnesium 133 33 Barley
Sugars 0.8 9.21 Broad bean
Fiber 17.3 7.5 Barley
Copper 0.498 0.402 Barley
Zinc 2.77 1 Barley
Starch
Phosphorus 264 129 Barley
Sodium 12 25 Barley
Vitamin A 22 333 Broad bean
Vitamin E 0.57 1.16 Broad bean
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.646 0.133 Barley
Vitamin B2 0.285 0.29 Broad bean
Vitamin B3 4.604 2.249 Barley
Vitamin B5 0.282 0.225 Barley
Vitamin B6 0.318 0.104 Barley
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 2.2 40.9 Broad bean
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 Barley
Saturated Fat 0.482 0.118 Broad bean
Monounsaturated Fat 0.295 0.104 Barley
Polyunsaturated fat 1.108 0.342 Barley
Tryptophan 0.208 Barley
Threonine 0.424 Barley
Isoleucine 0.456 Barley
Leucine 0.848 Barley
Lysine 0.465 Barley
Methionine 0.24 Barley
Phenylalanine 0.7 Barley
Valine 0.612 Barley
Histidine 0.281 Barley
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
Dietary Guidelines for Americans is used as the primary source for advice in this web resource
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