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Khorasan wheat vs Barley - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Khorasan wheat
Khorasan wheat contains less Sodium (difference - 7mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Khorasan wheat
Khorasan wheat is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.286g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Khorasan wheat
Khorasan wheat is lower in glycemic index (difference - 27)
Which food is cheaper?
Khorasan wheat
Khorasan wheat is cheaper (difference - $1.5)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Barley
Barley contains less Sugars (difference - 7.04g)
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?
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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.
Khorasan wheat Barley
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugars 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
Khorasan wheat 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
27
Khorasan wheat
27
Barley
Mineral Summary Score
58
Khorasan wheat
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 Zinc +32.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +37.9%
Contains less Sodium -58.3%
Contains more Calcium +50%
Contains more Potassium +12.2%
Equal in Iron - 3.6
Equal in Magnesium - 133
Equal in Copper - 0.498
Contains more Zinc +32.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +37.9%
Contains less Sodium -58.3%
Contains more Calcium +50%
Contains more Potassium +12.2%
Equal in Iron - 3.6
Equal in Magnesium - 133
Equal in Copper - 0.498

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 B3 +38.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +236.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +120%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +14.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +54.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +22.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +22.2%
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.57
Contains more Vitamin B3 +38.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +236.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +120%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +14.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +54.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +22.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +22.2%
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.57

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
87%
Khorasan wheat
75%
Barley
Carbohydrates
71%
Khorasan wheat
73%
Barley
Fats
10%
Khorasan wheat
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 Khorasan wheat Barley Opinion
Calories 337 354 Barley
Protein 14.54 12.48 Khorasan wheat
Fats 2.13 2.3 Barley
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 70.58 73.48 Barley
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 Barley
Iron 3.77 3.6 Khorasan wheat
Calcium 22 33 Barley
Potassium 403 452 Barley
Magnesium 130 133 Barley
Sugars 7.84 0.8 Khorasan wheat
Fiber 11.1 17.3 Barley
Copper 0.506 0.498 Khorasan wheat
Zinc 3.68 2.77 Khorasan wheat
Starch 52.41 Khorasan wheat
Phosphorus 364 264 Khorasan wheat
Sodium 5 12 Khorasan wheat
Vitamin A 10 22 Barley
Vitamin E 0.61 0.57 Khorasan wheat
Vitamin D 0 Barley
Vitamin B1 0.566 0.646 Barley
Vitamin B2 0.184 0.285 Barley
Vitamin B3 6.375 4.604 Khorasan wheat
Vitamin B5 0.949 0.282 Khorasan wheat
Vitamin B6 0.259 0.318 Barley
Vitamin B12 0 Barley
Vitamin K 1.8 2.2 Barley
Folic acid (B9) 0 Barley
Trans Fat 0.005 Barley
Saturated Fat 0.196 0.482 Khorasan wheat
Monounsaturated Fat 0.213 0.295 Barley
Polyunsaturated fat 0.621 1.108 Barley
Tryptophan 0.13 0.208 Barley
Threonine 0.442 0.424 Khorasan wheat
Isoleucine 0.566 0.456 Khorasan wheat
Leucine 1.112 0.848 Khorasan wheat
Lysine 0.416 0.465 Barley
Methionine 0.251 0.24 Khorasan wheat
Phenylalanine 0.772 0.7 Khorasan wheat
Valine 0.687 0.612 Khorasan wheat
Histidine 0.379 0.281 Khorasan wheat
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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