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Barley vs Black gram - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Black gram
Black gram contains less Sugars (difference - 0.8g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Black gram
Black gram is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.368g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Black gram
Black gram is lower in glycemic index (difference - 24)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Black gram
Black gram is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Barley
Barley contains less Sodium (difference - 26mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Barley
Barley is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($1.5)

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 Black gram
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in price Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Barley Black gram
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
16
Black gram
Mineral Summary Score
52
Barley
98
Black gram

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
1
:
Contains less Sodium -68.4%
Contains more Iron +110.3%
Contains more Calcium +318.2%
Contains more Potassium +117.5%
Contains more Magnesium +100.8%
Contains more Copper +97%
Contains more Zinc +20.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +43.6%
Contains less Sodium -68.4%
Contains more Iron +110.3%
Contains more Calcium +318.2%
Contains more Potassium +117.5%
Contains more Magnesium +100.8%
Contains more Copper +97%
Contains more Zinc +20.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +43.6%

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 B1 +136.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +12.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +218.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +13.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +221.3%
Equal in Vitamin A - 23
Contains more Vitamin B1 +136.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +12.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +218.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +13.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +221.3%
Equal in Vitamin A - 23

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
151%
Black gram
Carbohydrates
73%
Barley
59%
Black gram
Fats
11%
Barley
8%
Black gram

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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 Black gram Opinion
Calories 354 341 Barley
Protein 12.48 25.21 Black gram
Fats 2.3 1.64 Barley
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 73.48 58.99 Barley
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 3.6 7.57 Black gram
Calcium 33 138 Black gram
Potassium 452 983 Black gram
Magnesium 133 267 Black gram
Sugars 0.8 Barley
Fiber 17.3 18.3 Black gram
Copper 0.498 0.981 Black gram
Zinc 2.77 3.35 Black gram
Starch
Phosphorus 264 379 Black gram
Sodium 12 38 Barley
Vitamin A 22 23 Black gram
Vitamin E 0.57 Barley
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.646 0.273 Barley
Vitamin B2 0.285 0.254 Barley
Vitamin B3 4.604 1.447 Barley
Vitamin B5 0.282 0.906 Black gram
Vitamin B6 0.318 0.281 Barley
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 2.2 Barley
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 Barley
Saturated Fat 0.482 0.114 Black gram
Monounsaturated Fat 0.295 0.085 Barley
Polyunsaturated fat 1.108 1.071 Barley
Tryptophan 0.208 0.263 Black gram
Threonine 0.424 0.875 Black gram
Isoleucine 0.456 1.287 Black gram
Leucine 0.848 2.089 Black gram
Lysine 0.465 1.674 Black gram
Methionine 0.24 0.367 Black gram
Phenylalanine 0.7 1.473 Black gram
Valine 0.612 1.416 Black gram
Histidine 0.281 0.706 Black gram
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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