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Barley vs. Bean raw — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Barley and Bean raw?

  • Barley is richer in Manganese, Vitamin B3, and Selenium, yet Bean raw is richer in Folate, Copper, Potassium, Phosphorus, Iron, Vitamin B6, and Magnesium.
  • Bean raw's daily need coverage for Folate is 127% higher.
  • Barley has 4 times more Vitamin B3 than Bean raw. Barley has 4.604mg of Vitamin B3, while Bean raw has 1.174mg.

We used Barley, hulled and Beans, pinto, mature seeds, raw types in this comparison.

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Mineral Comparison

Mineral comparison score is based on the number of minerals by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Zinc +21.5%
Contains more Manganese +69.3%
Contains more Selenium +35.1%
Contains more Calcium +242.4%
Contains more Iron +40.8%
Contains more Magnesium +32.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +55.7%
Contains more Potassium +208.2%
Contains more Copper +79.3%
Equal in Sodium - 12
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 10% 135% 95% 114% 40% 2% 76% 166% 254% 206%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 34% 191% 126% 177% 123% 2% 63% 298% 150% 153%
Contains more Zinc +21.5%
Contains more Manganese +69.3%
Contains more Selenium +35.1%
Contains more Calcium +242.4%
Contains more Iron +40.8%
Contains more Magnesium +32.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +55.7%
Contains more Potassium +208.2%
Contains more Copper +79.3%
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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Barley
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Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +171.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +34.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +292.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +10.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +178.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +49.1%
Contains more Folate +2663.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +154.5%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 2% 12% 0% 0% 162% 66% 87% 17% 74% 15% 0% 0% 6%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 0% 5% 0% 21% 179% 49% 23% 48% 110% 394% 0% 37% 14%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +171.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +34.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +292.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +10.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +178.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +49.1%
Contains more Folate +2663.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +154.5%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Fats +87%
Contains more Carbs +17.5%
Contains more Protein +71.6%
Contains more Water +20%
Contains more Other +50.9%
12% 2% 73% 9% 2%
Protein: 12.48 g
Fats: 2.3 g
Carbs: 73.48 g
Water: 9.44 g
Other: 2.3 g
21% 63% 11% 3%
Protein: 21.42 g
Fats: 1.23 g
Carbs: 62.55 g
Water: 11.33 g
Other: 3.47 g
Contains more Fats +87%
Contains more Carbs +17.5%
Contains more Protein +71.6%
Contains more Water +20%
Contains more Other +50.9%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +28.8%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +172.2%
Contains less Saturated Fat -51.2%
26% 16% 59%
Saturated Fat: 0.482 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.295 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.108 g
27% 26% 47%
Saturated Fat: 0.235 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.229 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.407 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +28.8%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +172.2%
Contains less Saturated Fat -51.2%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Barley Bean raw
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Lower in Sodium Equal
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in price Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Barley Bean raw Opinion
Net carbs 56.18g 47.05g Barley
Protein 12.48g 21.42g Bean raw
Fats 2.3g 1.23g Barley
Carbs 73.48g 62.55g Barley
Calories 354kcal 347kcal Barley
Starch 34.17g Bean raw
Sugar 0.8g 2.11g Barley
Fiber 17.3g 15.5g Barley
Calcium 33mg 113mg Bean raw
Iron 3.6mg 5.07mg Bean raw
Magnesium 133mg 176mg Bean raw
Phosphorus 264mg 411mg Bean raw
Potassium 452mg 1393mg Bean raw
Sodium 12mg 12mg
Zinc 2.77mg 2.28mg Barley
Copper 0.498mg 0.893mg Bean raw
Manganese 1.943mg 1.148mg Barley
Selenium 37.7µg 27.9µg Barley
Vitamin A 22IU 0IU Barley
Vitamin A RAE 1µg 0µg Barley
Vitamin E 0.57mg 0.21mg Barley
Vitamin C 0mg 6.3mg Bean raw
Vitamin B1 0.646mg 0.713mg Bean raw
Vitamin B2 0.285mg 0.212mg Barley
Vitamin B3 4.604mg 1.174mg Barley
Vitamin B5 0.282mg 0.785mg Bean raw
Vitamin B6 0.318mg 0.474mg Bean raw
Folate 19µg 525µg Bean raw
Choline 66.2mg Bean raw
Vitamin K 2.2µg 5.6µg Bean raw
Tryptophan 0.208mg 0.237mg Bean raw
Threonine 0.424mg 0.81mg Bean raw
Isoleucine 0.456mg 0.871mg Bean raw
Leucine 0.848mg 1.558mg Bean raw
Lysine 0.465mg 1.356mg Bean raw
Methionine 0.24mg 0.259mg Bean raw
Phenylalanine 0.7mg 1.095mg Bean raw
Valine 0.612mg 0.998mg Bean raw
Histidine 0.281mg 0.556mg Bean raw
Saturated Fat 0.482g 0.235g Bean raw
Monounsaturated Fat 0.295g 0.229g Barley
Polyunsaturated fat 1.108g 0.407g Barley

Which food is preferable for your diet?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Barley Bean raw
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
34%
Barley
67%
Bean raw
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
110%
Barley
131%
Bean raw

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Bean raw
Bean raw is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Bean raw
Bean raw is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.247g)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Barley
Barley is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.31g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Barley
Barley is lower in glycemic index (difference - 5)
Which food contains less Sodium?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sodium (12 mg)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($1.5)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be stated which food is richer in vitamins. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information.

References

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Barley - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170283/nutrients
  2. Bean raw - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/175199/nutrients

All the Daily Values are presented for males aged 31-50, for 2000-calorie diets.

Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.