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Broad bean vs Barley - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Broad bean
Broad bean is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.364g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Broad bean
Broad bean is lower in glycemic index (difference - 35)
Which food is cheaper?
Broad bean
Broad bean is cheaper (difference - $0.9)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Barley
Barley contains less Sugars (difference - 8.41g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Barley
Barley contains less Sodium (difference - 13mg)
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.
Broad bean Barley
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium 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
Broad bean Barley
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
29
Broad bean
27
Barley
Mineral Summary Score
27
Broad bean
52
Barley

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
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Barley
Contains more Calcium +12.1%
Contains more Iron +132.3%
Contains more Potassium +36.1%
Contains more Magnesium +303%
Contains more Copper +23.9%
Contains more Zinc +177%
Contains more Phosphorus +104.7%
Contains less Sodium -52%
Contains more Calcium +12.1%
Contains more Iron +132.3%
Contains more Potassium +36.1%
Contains more Magnesium +303%
Contains more Copper +23.9%
Contains more Zinc +177%
Contains more Phosphorus +104.7%
Contains less Sodium -52%

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
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4
Barley
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +1413.6%
Contains more Vitamin E +103.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +1759.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +385.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +104.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +25.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +205.8%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.285
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +1413.6%
Contains more Vitamin E +103.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +1759.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +385.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +104.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +25.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +205.8%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.285

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
48%
Broad bean
75%
Barley
Carbohydrates
18%
Broad bean
73%
Barley
Fats
3%
Broad bean
11%
Barley

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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 Broad bean Barley Opinion
Calories 88 354 Barley
Protein 7.92 12.48 Barley
Fats 0.73 2.3 Barley
Vitamin C 3.7 0 Broad bean
Carbs 17.63 73.48 Barley
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 1.55 3.6 Barley
Calcium 37 33 Broad bean
Potassium 332 452 Barley
Magnesium 33 133 Barley
Sugars 9.21 0.8 Broad bean
Fiber 7.5 17.3 Barley
Copper 0.402 0.498 Barley
Zinc 1 2.77 Barley
Starch
Phosphorus 129 264 Barley
Sodium 25 12 Barley
Vitamin A 333 22 Broad bean
Vitamin E 1.16 0.57 Broad bean
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.133 0.646 Barley
Vitamin B2 0.29 0.285 Broad bean
Vitamin B3 2.249 4.604 Barley
Vitamin B5 0.225 0.282 Barley
Vitamin B6 0.104 0.318 Barley
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 40.9 2.2 Broad bean
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 Barley
Saturated Fat 0.118 0.482 Broad bean
Monounsaturated Fat 0.104 0.295 Barley
Polyunsaturated fat 0.342 1.108 Barley
Tryptophan 0.208 Barley
Threonine 0.424 Barley
Isoleucine 0.456 Barley
Leucine 0.848 Barley
Lysine 0.465 Barley
Methionine 0.24 Barley
Phenylalanine 0.7 Barley
Valine 0.612 Barley
Histidine 0.281 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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