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Barley vs Bread - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is cheaper?
Bread
Bread is cheaper (difference - $1.2)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Barley
Barley contains less Sugars (difference - 5.62g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Barley
Barley contains less Sodium (difference - 589mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Barley
Barley is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.507g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Barley
Barley is lower in glycemic index (difference - 2)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
?
It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.
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 Bread
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Barley Bread
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
27
Bread
Mineral Summary Score
52
Barley
46
Bread

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
:
2
Bread
Contains more Potassium +102.7%
Contains more Magnesium +125.4%
Contains more Copper +151.5%
Contains more Zinc +88.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +40.4%
Contains less Sodium -98%
Contains more Iron +13.6%
Contains more Calcium +400%
Contains more Potassium +102.7%
Contains more Magnesium +125.4%
Contains more Copper +151.5%
Contains more Zinc +88.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +40.4%
Contains less Sodium -98%
Contains more Iron +13.6%
Contains more Calcium +400%

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
:
6
Bread
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +137.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +47.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +107.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +34%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +35.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +61.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +159.1%
Contains more Folic acid (B9) +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +137.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +47.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +107.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +34%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +35.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +61.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +159.1%
Contains more Folic acid (B9) +∞%

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
78%
Bread
Carbohydrates
73%
Barley
56%
Bread
Fats
11%
Barley
20%
Bread

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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 Bread Opinion
Calories 354 313 Barley
Protein 12.48 12.96 Bread
Fats 2.3 4.27 Bread
Vitamin C 0 0.2 Bread
Carbs 73.48 55.77 Barley
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 3.6 4.09 Bread
Calcium 33 165 Bread
Potassium 452 223 Barley
Magnesium 133 59 Barley
Sugars 0.8 6.42 Bread
Fiber 17.3 4.7 Barley
Copper 0.498 0.198 Barley
Zinc 2.77 1.47 Barley
Starch
Phosphorus 264 188 Barley
Sodium 12 601 Barley
Vitamin A 22 0 Barley
Vitamin E 0.57 0.24 Barley
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.646 0.439 Barley
Vitamin B2 0.285 0.382 Bread
Vitamin B3 4.604 6.25 Bread
Vitamin B5 0.282 0.456 Bread
Vitamin B6 0.318 0.153 Barley
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 2.2 5.7 Bread
Folic acid (B9) 0 20 Bread
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 0.482 0.989 Barley
Monounsaturated Fat 0.295 1.019 Bread
Polyunsaturated fat 1.108 1.72 Bread
Tryptophan 0.208 0.092 Barley
Threonine 0.424 0.299 Barley
Isoleucine 0.456 0.258 Barley
Leucine 0.848 0.461 Barley
Lysine 0.465 0.215 Barley
Methionine 0.24 0.105 Barley
Phenylalanine 0.7 0.315 Barley
Valine 0.612 0.31 Barley
Histidine 0.281 0.15 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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