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Barley vs Spätzle - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Spätzle
Spätzle contains less Sugars (difference - 0.4g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Spätzle
Spätzle is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.063g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Spätzle
Spätzle is lower in glycemic index (difference - 67)
Which food is cheaper?
Spätzle
Spätzle is cheaper (difference - $1.5)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Barley
Barley is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 29mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Barley
Barley contains less Sodium (difference - 153mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Barley
Barley is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Barley
Barley is relatively richer in vitamins

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

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Barley Spätzle
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
3
Spätzle
Mineral Summary Score
52
Barley
13
Spätzle

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
8
:
Contains more Iron +500%
Contains more Calcium +175%
Contains more Potassium +1089.5%
Contains more Magnesium +533.3%
Contains more Copper +408.2%
Contains more Zinc +326.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +247.4%
Contains less Sodium -92.7%
Contains more Iron +500%
Contains more Calcium +175%
Contains more Potassium +1089.5%
Contains more Magnesium +533.3%
Contains more Copper +408.2%
Contains more Zinc +326.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +247.4%
Contains less Sodium -92.7%

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
9
:
Contains more Vitamin E +235.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +2053.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1325%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1051%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +591.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Equal in Vitamin A - 21
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.263
Contains more Vitamin E +235.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +2053.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1325%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1051%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +591.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Equal in Vitamin A - 21
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.263

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
27%
Spätzle
Carbohydrates
73%
Barley
25%
Spätzle
Fats
11%
Barley
10%
Spätzle

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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 Spätzle Opinion
Calories 354 138 Barley
Protein 12.48 4.54 Barley
Fats 2.3 2.07 Barley
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 73.48 25.16 Barley
Cholesterol 0 29 Barley
Vitamin D 0 Barley
Iron 3.6 0.6 Barley
Calcium 33 12 Barley
Potassium 452 38 Barley
Magnesium 133 21 Barley
Sugars 0.8 0.4 Barley
Fiber 17.3 1.2 Barley
Copper 0.498 0.098 Barley
Zinc 2.77 0.65 Barley
Starch
Phosphorus 264 76 Barley
Sodium 12 165 Barley
Vitamin A 22 21 Barley
Vitamin E 0.57 0.17 Barley
Vitamin D 0 Barley
Vitamin B1 0.646 0.03 Barley
Vitamin B2 0.285 0.02 Barley
Vitamin B3 4.604 0.4 Barley
Vitamin B5 0.282 0.263 Barley
Vitamin B6 0.318 0.046 Barley
Vitamin B12 0 0.09 Spätzle
Vitamin K 2.2 0 Barley
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0.029 Barley
Saturated Fat 0.482 0.419 Spätzle
Monounsaturated Fat 0.295 0.581 Spätzle
Polyunsaturated fat 1.108 0.552 Barley
Tryptophan 0.208 0.043 Barley
Threonine 0.424 0.138 Barley
Isoleucine 0.456 0.19 Barley
Leucine 0.848 0.365 Barley
Lysine 0.465 0.137 Barley
Methionine 0.24 0.086 Barley
Phenylalanine 0.7 0.24 Barley
Valine 0.612 0.22 Barley
Histidine 0.281 0.121 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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