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Barley vs Green bean - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Green bean
Green bean contains less Sodium (difference - 6mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Green bean
Green bean is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.432g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Green bean
Green bean is lower in glycemic index (difference - 35)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Barley
Barley contains less Sugars (difference - 2.46g)
Which food is cheaper?
Barley
Barley is cheaper (difference - $0.3)
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 Green bean
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in price 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 Green 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
Green bean
Mineral Summary Score
52
Barley
12
Green 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
6
:
Contains more Iron +249.5%
Contains more Potassium +114.2%
Contains more Magnesium +432%
Contains more Copper +621.7%
Contains more Zinc +1054.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +594.7%
Contains more Calcium +12.1%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Iron +249.5%
Contains more Potassium +114.2%
Contains more Magnesium +432%
Contains more Copper +621.7%
Contains more Zinc +1054.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +594.7%
Contains more Calcium +12.1%
Contains less Sodium -50%

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
6
:
Contains more Vitamin E +39%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +687.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +174%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +527.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +25.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +125.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +3036.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +1854.5%
Contains more Vitamin E +39%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +687.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +174%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +527.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +25.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +125.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +3036.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +1854.5%

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
11%
Green bean
Carbohydrates
73%
Barley
7%
Green bean
Fats
11%
Barley
1%
Green 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 Green bean Opinion
Calories 354 31 Barley
Protein 12.48 1.83 Barley
Fats 2.3 0.22 Barley
Vitamin C 0 12.2 Green bean
Carbs 73.48 6.97 Barley
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 3.6 1.03 Barley
Calcium 33 37 Green bean
Potassium 452 211 Barley
Magnesium 133 25 Barley
Sugars 0.8 3.26 Green bean
Fiber 17.3 2.7 Barley
Copper 0.498 0.069 Barley
Zinc 2.77 0.24 Barley
Starch 0.88 Green bean
Phosphorus 264 38 Barley
Sodium 12 6 Green bean
Vitamin A 22 690 Green bean
Vitamin E 0.57 0.41 Barley
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.646 0.082 Barley
Vitamin B2 0.285 0.104 Barley
Vitamin B3 4.604 0.734 Barley
Vitamin B5 0.282 0.225 Barley
Vitamin B6 0.318 0.141 Barley
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 2.2 43 Green bean
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 Barley
Saturated Fat 0.482 0.05 Green bean
Monounsaturated Fat 0.295 0.01 Barley
Polyunsaturated fat 1.108 0.113 Barley
Tryptophan 0.208 0.019 Barley
Threonine 0.424 0.079 Barley
Isoleucine 0.456 0.066 Barley
Leucine 0.848 0.112 Barley
Lysine 0.465 0.088 Barley
Methionine 0.24 0.022 Barley
Phenylalanine 0.7 0.067 Barley
Valine 0.612 0.09 Barley
Histidine 0.281 0.034 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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