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Barley vs Sesame - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Sesame
Sesame contains less Sugars (difference - 0.5g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Sesame
Sesame contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Sesame
Sesame is lower in glycemic index (difference - 32)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Sesame
Sesame is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Barley
Barley is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 6.475g)
Which food is cheaper?
Barley
Barley is cheaper (difference - $2.5)
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)

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

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Barley Sesame
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
33
Sesame
Mineral Summary Score
52
Barley
224
Sesame

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
0
:
8
Sesame
Contains more Iron +304.2%
Contains more Calcium +2854.5%
Contains more Magnesium +163.9%
Contains more Copper +719.7%
Contains more Zinc +179.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +138.3%
Equal in Potassium - 468
Equal in Sodium - 11
Contains more Iron +304.2%
Contains more Calcium +2854.5%
Contains more Magnesium +163.9%
Contains more Copper +719.7%
Contains more Zinc +179.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +138.3%
Equal in Potassium - 468
Equal in Sodium - 11

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
:
2
Sesame
Contains more Vitamin A +144.4%
Contains more Vitamin E +128%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +15.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +464%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +22.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +148.4%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 4.515
Contains more Vitamin A +144.4%
Contains more Vitamin E +128%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +15.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +464%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +22.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +148.4%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 4.515

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
106%
Sesame
Carbohydrates
73%
Barley
23%
Sesame
Fats
11%
Barley
229%
Sesame

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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 Sesame Opinion
Calories 354 573 Sesame
Protein 12.48 17.73 Sesame
Fats 2.3 49.67 Sesame
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 73.48 23.45 Barley
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 3.6 14.55 Sesame
Calcium 33 975 Sesame
Potassium 452 468 Sesame
Magnesium 133 351 Sesame
Sugars 0.8 0.3 Barley
Fiber 17.3 11.8 Barley
Copper 0.498 4.082 Sesame
Zinc 2.77 7.75 Sesame
Starch
Phosphorus 264 629 Sesame
Sodium 12 11 Sesame
Vitamin A 22 9 Barley
Vitamin E 0.57 0.25 Barley
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.646 0.791 Sesame
Vitamin B2 0.285 0.247 Barley
Vitamin B3 4.604 4.515 Barley
Vitamin B5 0.282 0.05 Barley
Vitamin B6 0.318 0.79 Sesame
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 2.2 0 Barley
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 0.482 6.957 Barley
Monounsaturated Fat 0.295 18.759 Sesame
Polyunsaturated fat 1.108 21.773 Sesame
Tryptophan 0.208 0.388 Sesame
Threonine 0.424 0.736 Sesame
Isoleucine 0.456 0.763 Sesame
Leucine 0.848 1.358 Sesame
Lysine 0.465 0.569 Sesame
Methionine 0.24 0.586 Sesame
Phenylalanine 0.7 0.94 Sesame
Valine 0.612 0.99 Sesame
Histidine 0.281 0.522 Sesame
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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