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Sesame vs Barley - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Sesame
Sesame contains less Sugars (difference - 0.5g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Sesame
Sesame contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Sesame
Sesame is lower in glycemic index (difference - 32)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Sesame
Sesame is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Barley
Barley is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 6.475g)
Which food is cheaper?
Barley
Barley is cheaper (difference - $2.5)
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.
Sesame Barley
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price 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
Sesame 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
33
Sesame
27
Barley
Mineral Summary Score
224
Sesame
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
Sesame
8
:
0
Barley
Contains more Iron +304.2%
Contains more Calcium +2854.5%
Contains more Magnesium +163.9%
Contains more Copper +719.7%
Contains more Zinc +179.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +138.3%
Equal in Potassium - 452
Equal in Sodium - 12
Contains more Iron +304.2%
Contains more Calcium +2854.5%
Contains more Magnesium +163.9%
Contains more Copper +719.7%
Contains more Zinc +179.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +138.3%
Equal in Potassium - 452
Equal in Sodium - 12

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
Sesame
2
:
6
Barley
Contains more Vitamin B1 +22.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +148.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +144.4%
Contains more Vitamin E +128%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +15.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +464%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 4.604
Contains more Vitamin B1 +22.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +148.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +144.4%
Contains more Vitamin E +128%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +15.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +464%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 4.604

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
106%
Sesame
75%
Barley
Carbohydrates
23%
Sesame
73%
Barley
Fats
229%
Sesame
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 Sesame Barley Opinion
Calories 573 354 Sesame
Protein 17.73 12.48 Sesame
Fats 49.67 2.3 Sesame
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 23.45 73.48 Barley
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 14.55 3.6 Sesame
Calcium 975 33 Sesame
Potassium 468 452 Sesame
Magnesium 351 133 Sesame
Sugars 0.3 0.8 Barley
Fiber 11.8 17.3 Barley
Copper 4.082 0.498 Sesame
Zinc 7.75 2.77 Sesame
Starch
Phosphorus 629 264 Sesame
Sodium 11 12 Sesame
Vitamin A 9 22 Barley
Vitamin E 0.25 0.57 Barley
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.791 0.646 Sesame
Vitamin B2 0.247 0.285 Barley
Vitamin B3 4.515 4.604 Barley
Vitamin B5 0.05 0.282 Barley
Vitamin B6 0.79 0.318 Sesame
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0 2.2 Barley
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 6.957 0.482 Barley
Monounsaturated Fat 18.759 0.295 Sesame
Polyunsaturated fat 21.773 1.108 Sesame
Tryptophan 0.388 0.208 Sesame
Threonine 0.736 0.424 Sesame
Isoleucine 0.763 0.456 Sesame
Leucine 1.358 0.848 Sesame
Lysine 0.569 0.465 Sesame
Methionine 0.586 0.24 Sesame
Phenylalanine 0.94 0.7 Sesame
Valine 0.99 0.612 Sesame
Histidine 0.522 0.281 Sesame
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
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