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Barley vs Rye - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Rye
Rye contains less Sodium (difference - 10mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Rye
Rye is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.285g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Rye
Rye is lower in glycemic index (difference - 22)
Which food is cheaper?
Rye
Rye is cheaper (difference - $1.1)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Barley
Barley contains less Sugars (difference - 0.18g)
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 Rye
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugars 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 Rye
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
25
Rye
Mineral Summary Score
52
Barley
48
Rye

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
5
:
3
Rye
Contains more Iron +36.9%
Contains more Calcium +37.5%
Contains more Magnesium +20.9%
Contains more Copper +35.7%
Contains more Potassium +12.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +25.8%
Contains less Sodium -83.3%
Equal in Zinc - 2.65
Contains more Iron +36.9%
Contains more Calcium +37.5%
Contains more Magnesium +20.9%
Contains more Copper +35.7%
Contains more Potassium +12.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +25.8%
Contains less Sodium -83.3%
Equal in Zinc - 2.65

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
5
:
3
Rye
Contains more Vitamin A +100%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +104.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +13.5%
Contains more Vitamin E +49.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +416.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +168.2%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 4.27
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.294
Contains more Vitamin A +100%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +104.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +13.5%
Contains more Vitamin E +49.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +416.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +168.2%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 4.27
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.294

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
62%
Rye
Carbohydrates
73%
Barley
76%
Rye
Fats
11%
Barley
8%
Rye

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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 Rye Opinion
Calories 354 338 Barley
Protein 12.48 10.34 Barley
Fats 2.3 1.63 Barley
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 73.48 75.86 Rye
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 3.6 2.63 Barley
Calcium 33 24 Barley
Potassium 452 510 Rye
Magnesium 133 110 Barley
Sugars 0.8 0.98 Rye
Fiber 17.3 15.1 Barley
Copper 0.498 0.367 Barley
Zinc 2.77 2.65 Barley
Starch
Phosphorus 264 332 Rye
Sodium 12 2 Rye
Vitamin A 22 11 Barley
Vitamin E 0.57 0.85 Rye
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.646 0.316 Barley
Vitamin B2 0.285 0.251 Barley
Vitamin B3 4.604 4.27 Barley
Vitamin B5 0.282 1.456 Rye
Vitamin B6 0.318 0.294 Barley
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 2.2 5.9 Rye
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 Barley
Saturated Fat 0.482 0.197 Rye
Monounsaturated Fat 0.295 0.208 Barley
Polyunsaturated fat 1.108 0.767 Barley
Tryptophan 0.208 0.108 Barley
Threonine 0.424 0.289 Barley
Isoleucine 0.456 0.208 Barley
Leucine 0.848 0.563 Barley
Lysine 0.465 0.286 Barley
Methionine 0.24 0.153 Barley
Phenylalanine 0.7 0.435 Barley
Valine 0.612 0.317 Barley
Histidine 0.281 0.189 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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