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Cayenne pepper vs Barley - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Cayenne pepper
Cayenne pepper is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Cayenne pepper
Cayenne pepper is lower in glycemic index (difference - 35)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Cayenne pepper
Cayenne pepper is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sugars?
Barley
Barley contains less Sugars (difference - 9.54g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Barley
Barley contains less Sodium (difference - 18mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Barley
Barley is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.778g)
Which food is cheaper?
Barley
Barley is cheaper (difference - $1)
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.
Cayenne pepper Barley
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Cayenne pepper 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
363
Cayenne pepper
27
Barley
Mineral Summary Score
82
Cayenne pepper
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 Iron +116.7%
Contains more Calcium +348.5%
Contains more Potassium +345.6%
Contains more Magnesium +14.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +11%
Contains more Copper +33.5%
Contains more Zinc +11.7%
Contains less Sodium -60%
Equal in Phosphorus - 264
Contains more Iron +116.7%
Contains more Calcium +348.5%
Contains more Potassium +345.6%
Contains more Magnesium +14.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +11%
Contains more Copper +33.5%
Contains more Zinc +11.7%
Contains less Sodium -60%
Equal in Phosphorus - 264

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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Barley
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +189036.4%
Contains more Vitamin E +5133.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +222.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +89%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +670.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +3550%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +97%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +189036.4%
Contains more Vitamin E +5133.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +222.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +89%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +670.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +3550%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +97%

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
72%
Cayenne pepper
75%
Barley
Carbohydrates
57%
Cayenne pepper
73%
Barley
Fats
80%
Cayenne pepper
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 Cayenne pepper Barley Opinion
Calories 318 354 Barley
Protein 12.01 12.48 Barley
Fats 17.27 2.3 Cayenne pepper
Vitamin C 76.4 0 Cayenne pepper
Carbs 56.63 73.48 Barley
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 7.8 3.6 Cayenne pepper
Calcium 148 33 Cayenne pepper
Potassium 2014 452 Cayenne pepper
Magnesium 152 133 Cayenne pepper
Sugars 10.34 0.8 Cayenne pepper
Fiber 27.2 17.3 Cayenne pepper
Copper 0.373 0.498 Barley
Zinc 2.48 2.77 Barley
Starch
Phosphorus 293 264 Cayenne pepper
Sodium 30 12 Barley
Vitamin A 41610 22 Cayenne pepper
Vitamin E 29.83 0.57 Cayenne pepper
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.328 0.646 Barley
Vitamin B2 0.919 0.285 Cayenne pepper
Vitamin B3 8.701 4.604 Cayenne pepper
Vitamin B5 0.282 Barley
Vitamin B6 2.45 0.318 Cayenne pepper
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 80.3 2.2 Cayenne pepper
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 3.26 0.482 Barley
Monounsaturated Fat 2.75 0.295 Cayenne pepper
Polyunsaturated fat 8.37 1.108 Cayenne pepper
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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