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Green bean vs Barley - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Green bean
Green bean is lower in glycemic index (difference - 35)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Green bean
Green bean contains less Sodium (difference - 6mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Green bean
Green bean is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.432g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Barley
Barley is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is cheaper?
Barley
Barley is cheaper (difference - $0.3)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Barley
Barley contains less Sugars (difference - 2.46g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
?
It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.
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.
Green bean Barley
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Rich in vitamins Equal
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Green 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
Green bean
27
Barley
Mineral Summary Score
12
Green 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 less Sodium -50%
Contains more Iron +249.5%
Contains more Potassium +114.2%
Contains more Magnesium +432%
Contains more Copper +621.7%
Contains more Zinc +1054.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +594.7%
Contains more Calcium +12.1%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Iron +249.5%
Contains more Potassium +114.2%
Contains more Magnesium +432%
Contains more Copper +621.7%
Contains more Zinc +1054.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +594.7%

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
:
6
Barley
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +3036.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +1854.5%
Contains more Vitamin E +39%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +687.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +174%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +527.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +25.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +125.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +3036.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +1854.5%
Contains more Vitamin E +39%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +687.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +174%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +527.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +25.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +125.5%

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
11%
Green bean
75%
Barley
Carbohydrates
7%
Green bean
73%
Barley
Fats
1%
Green 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 Green bean Barley Opinion
Calories 31 354 Barley
Protein 1.83 12.48 Barley
Fats 0.22 2.3 Barley
Vitamin C 12.2 0 Green bean
Carbs 6.97 73.48 Barley
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 1.03 3.6 Barley
Calcium 37 33 Green bean
Potassium 211 452 Barley
Magnesium 25 133 Barley
Sugars 3.26 0.8 Green bean
Fiber 2.7 17.3 Barley
Copper 0.069 0.498 Barley
Zinc 0.24 2.77 Barley
Starch 0.88 Green bean
Phosphorus 38 264 Barley
Sodium 6 12 Green bean
Vitamin A 690 22 Green bean
Vitamin E 0.41 0.57 Barley
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.082 0.646 Barley
Vitamin B2 0.104 0.285 Barley
Vitamin B3 0.734 4.604 Barley
Vitamin B5 0.225 0.282 Barley
Vitamin B6 0.141 0.318 Barley
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 43 2.2 Green bean
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 Barley
Saturated Fat 0.05 0.482 Green bean
Monounsaturated Fat 0.01 0.295 Barley
Polyunsaturated fat 0.113 1.108 Barley
Tryptophan 0.019 0.208 Barley
Threonine 0.079 0.424 Barley
Isoleucine 0.066 0.456 Barley
Leucine 0.112 0.848 Barley
Lysine 0.088 0.465 Barley
Methionine 0.022 0.24 Barley
Phenylalanine 0.067 0.7 Barley
Valine 0.09 0.612 Barley
Histidine 0.034 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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