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Seed vs Barley - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Seed
Seed contains less Sugars (difference - 0.8g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Seed
Seed is lower in glycemic index (difference - 52)
Which food is cheaper?
Seed
Seed is cheaper (difference - $1.5)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Seed
Seed is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Barley
Barley contains less Sodium (difference - 4mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Barley
Barley is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.848g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Barley
Barley is relatively richer in vitamins
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.
Seed Barley
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Seed 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
25
Seed
27
Barley
Mineral Summary Score
137
Seed
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
Seed
6
:
2
Barley
Contains more Iron +114.4%
Contains more Calcium +1812.1%
Contains more Magnesium +151.9%
Contains more Copper +85.5%
Contains more Zinc +65.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +225.8%
Contains more Potassium +11.1%
Contains less Sodium -25%
Contains more Iron +114.4%
Contains more Calcium +1812.1%
Contains more Magnesium +151.9%
Contains more Copper +85.5%
Contains more Zinc +65.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +225.8%
Contains more Potassium +11.1%
Contains less Sodium -25%

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
Seed
3
:
8
Barley
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +145.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +91.8%
Contains more Vitamin E +14%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +67.6%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.646
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +145.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +91.8%
Contains more Vitamin E +14%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +67.6%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.646

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
99%
Seed
75%
Barley
Carbohydrates
42%
Seed
73%
Barley
Fats
142%
Seed
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 Seed Barley Opinion
Calories 486 354 Seed
Protein 16.54 12.48 Seed
Fats 30.74 2.3 Seed
Vitamin C 1.6 0 Seed
Carbs 42.12 73.48 Barley
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 Barley
Iron 7.72 3.6 Seed
Calcium 631 33 Seed
Potassium 407 452 Barley
Magnesium 335 133 Seed
Sugars 0.8 Barley
Fiber 34.4 17.3 Seed
Copper 0.924 0.498 Seed
Zinc 4.58 2.77 Seed
Starch
Phosphorus 860 264 Seed
Sodium 16 12 Barley
Vitamin A 54 22 Seed
Vitamin E 0.5 0.57 Barley
Vitamin D 0 Barley
Vitamin B1 0.62 0.646 Barley
Vitamin B2 0.17 0.285 Barley
Vitamin B3 8.83 4.604 Seed
Vitamin B5 0.282 Barley
Vitamin B6 0.318 Barley
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 2.2 Barley
Folic acid (B9) 0 Barley
Trans Fat 0.14 Barley
Saturated Fat 3.33 0.482 Barley
Monounsaturated Fat 2.309 0.295 Seed
Polyunsaturated fat 23.665 1.108 Seed
Tryptophan 0.436 0.208 Seed
Threonine 0.709 0.424 Seed
Isoleucine 0.801 0.456 Seed
Leucine 1.371 0.848 Seed
Lysine 0.97 0.465 Seed
Methionine 0.588 0.24 Seed
Phenylalanine 1.016 0.7 Seed
Valine 0.95 0.612 Seed
Histidine 0.531 0.281 Seed
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
Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.