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Barley vs Khorasan wheat - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Khorasan wheat
Khorasan wheat contains less Sodium (difference - 7mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Khorasan wheat
Khorasan wheat is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.286g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Khorasan wheat
Khorasan wheat is lower in glycemic index (difference - 27)
Which food is cheaper?
Khorasan wheat
Khorasan wheat is cheaper (difference - $1.5)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Barley
Barley contains less Sugars (difference - 7.04g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Barley
Barley is relatively richer in vitamins
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.

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

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Barley Khorasan wheat
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
Khorasan wheat
Mineral Summary Score
52
Barley
58
Khorasan wheat

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
3
:
Contains more Calcium +50%
Contains more Potassium +12.2%
Contains more Zinc +32.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +37.9%
Contains less Sodium -58.3%
Equal in Iron - 3.77
Equal in Magnesium - 130
Equal in Copper - 0.506
Contains more Calcium +50%
Contains more Potassium +12.2%
Contains more Zinc +32.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +37.9%
Contains less Sodium -58.3%
Equal in Iron - 3.77
Equal in Magnesium - 130
Equal in Copper - 0.506

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
8
:
Contains more Vitamin A +120%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +14.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +54.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +22.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +22.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +38.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +236.5%
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.61
Contains more Vitamin A +120%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +14.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +54.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +22.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +22.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +38.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +236.5%
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.61

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
87%
Khorasan wheat
Carbohydrates
73%
Barley
71%
Khorasan wheat
Fats
11%
Barley
10%
Khorasan wheat

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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 Khorasan wheat Opinion
Calories 354 337 Barley
Protein 12.48 14.54 Khorasan wheat
Fats 2.3 2.13 Barley
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 73.48 70.58 Barley
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 Barley
Iron 3.6 3.77 Khorasan wheat
Calcium 33 22 Barley
Potassium 452 403 Barley
Magnesium 133 130 Barley
Sugars 0.8 7.84 Khorasan wheat
Fiber 17.3 11.1 Barley
Copper 0.498 0.506 Khorasan wheat
Zinc 2.77 3.68 Khorasan wheat
Starch 52.41 Khorasan wheat
Phosphorus 264 364 Khorasan wheat
Sodium 12 5 Khorasan wheat
Vitamin A 22 10 Barley
Vitamin E 0.57 0.61 Khorasan wheat
Vitamin D 0 Barley
Vitamin B1 0.646 0.566 Barley
Vitamin B2 0.285 0.184 Barley
Vitamin B3 4.604 6.375 Khorasan wheat
Vitamin B5 0.282 0.949 Khorasan wheat
Vitamin B6 0.318 0.259 Barley
Vitamin B12 0 Barley
Vitamin K 2.2 1.8 Barley
Folic acid (B9) 0 Barley
Trans Fat 0.005 Barley
Saturated Fat 0.482 0.196 Khorasan wheat
Monounsaturated Fat 0.295 0.213 Barley
Polyunsaturated fat 1.108 0.621 Barley
Tryptophan 0.208 0.13 Barley
Threonine 0.424 0.442 Khorasan wheat
Isoleucine 0.456 0.566 Khorasan wheat
Leucine 0.848 1.112 Khorasan wheat
Lysine 0.465 0.416 Barley
Methionine 0.24 0.251 Khorasan wheat
Phenylalanine 0.7 0.772 Khorasan wheat
Valine 0.612 0.687 Khorasan wheat
Histidine 0.281 0.379 Khorasan wheat
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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