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Nattō vs Barley - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Nattō
Nattō contains less Sodium (difference - 5mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Nattō
Nattō is lower in glycemic index (difference - 11)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Barley
Barley contains less Sugars (difference - 4.09g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Barley
Barley is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.109g)
Which food is cheaper?
Barley
Barley is cheaper (difference - $0.6)
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.
Nattō Barley
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price 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
Nattō 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
20
Nattō
27
Barley
Mineral Summary Score
71
Nattō
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
Nattō
6
:
2
Barley
Contains more Iron +138.9%
Contains more Calcium +557.6%
Contains more Potassium +61.3%
Contains more Copper +33.9%
Contains less Sodium -41.7%
Contains more Magnesium +15.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +51.7%
Equal in Zinc - 2.77
Contains more Iron +138.9%
Contains more Calcium +557.6%
Contains more Potassium +61.3%
Contains more Copper +33.9%
Contains less Sodium -41.7%
Contains more Magnesium +15.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +51.7%
Equal in Zinc - 2.77

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
Nattō
2
:
7
Barley
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin K +950%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +5600%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +303.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +50%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +31.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +144.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin K +950%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +5600%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +303.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +50%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +31.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +144.6%

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
116%
Nattō
75%
Barley
Carbohydrates
13%
Nattō
73%
Barley
Fats
51%
Nattō
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 Nattō Barley Opinion
Calories 211 354 Barley
Protein 19.4 12.48 Nattō
Fats 11 2.3 Nattō
Vitamin C 13 0 Nattō
Carbs 12.68 73.48 Barley
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 8.6 3.6 Nattō
Calcium 217 33 Nattō
Potassium 729 452 Nattō
Magnesium 115 133 Barley
Sugars 4.89 0.8 Nattō
Fiber 5.4 17.3 Barley
Copper 0.667 0.498 Nattō
Zinc 3.03 2.77 Nattō
Starch
Phosphorus 174 264 Barley
Sodium 7 12 Nattō
Vitamin A 0 22 Barley
Vitamin E 0.01 0.57 Barley
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.16 0.646 Barley
Vitamin B2 0.19 0.285 Barley
Vitamin B3 0 4.604 Barley
Vitamin B5 0.215 0.282 Barley
Vitamin B6 0.13 0.318 Barley
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 23.1 2.2 Nattō
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 Barley
Saturated Fat 1.591 0.482 Barley
Monounsaturated Fat 2.43 0.295 Nattō
Polyunsaturated fat 6.21 1.108 Nattō
Tryptophan 0.223 0.208 Nattō
Threonine 0.813 0.424 Nattō
Isoleucine 0.931 0.456 Nattō
Leucine 1.509 0.848 Nattō
Lysine 1.145 0.465 Nattō
Methionine 0.208 0.24 Barley
Phenylalanine 0.941 0.7 Nattō
Valine 1.018 0.612 Nattō
Histidine 0.512 0.281 Nattō
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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