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Barley vs. Black turtle bean — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Barley and Black turtle bean

  • Barley has more Selenium, Manganese, and Vitamin B3, however, Black turtle bean is richer in Folate, Iron, Copper, Potassium, Phosphorus, Vitamin B1, and Calcium.
  • Black turtle bean covers your daily Folate needs 106% more than Barley.
  • Black turtle bean has 12 times less Selenium than Barley. Barley has 37.7µg of Selenium, while Black turtle bean has 3.2µg.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Barley, hulled and Beans, black turtle, mature seeds, raw.

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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 +25.9%
Contains more Manganese +94.3%
Contains more Selenium +1078.1%
Contains more Calcium +384.8%
Contains more Iron +141.7%
Contains more Magnesium +20.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +66.7%
Contains more Potassium +231.9%
Contains less Sodium -25%
Contains more Copper +100.8%
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 48% 327% 115% 189% 133% 2% 60% 334% 131% 18%
Contains more Zinc +25.9%
Contains more Manganese +94.3%
Contains more Selenium +1078.1%
Contains more Calcium +384.8%
Contains more Iron +141.7%
Contains more Magnesium +20.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +66.7%
Contains more Potassium +231.9%
Contains less Sodium -25%
Contains more Copper +100.8%

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 +29.4%
Contains more Vitamin E +171.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +47.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +135.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +11.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +39.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +218.8%
Contains more Folate +2236.8%
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 2% 5% 0% 0% 225% 45% 37% 54% 66% 334% 0% 0% 14%
Contains more Vitamin A +29.4%
Contains more Vitamin E +171.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +47.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +135.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +11.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +39.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +218.8%
Contains more Folate +2236.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +154.5%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Fats +155.6%
Contains more Carbs +16.2%
Contains more Protein +70.3%
Contains more Water +16.5%
Contains more Other +56.5%
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% 4%
Protein: 21.25 g
Fats: 0.9 g
Carbs: 63.25 g
Water: 11 g
Other: 3.6 g
Contains more Fats +155.6%
Contains more Carbs +16.2%
Contains more Protein +70.3%
Contains more Water +16.5%
Contains more Other +56.5%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +278.2%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +186.3%
Contains less Saturated Fat -51.9%
26% 16% 59%
Saturated Fat: 0.482 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.295 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.108 g
33% 11% 56%
Saturated Fat: 0.232 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.078 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.387 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +278.2%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +186.3%
Contains less Saturated Fat -51.9%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Barley Black turtle bean Opinion
Net carbs 56.18g 47.75g Barley
Protein 12.48g 21.25g Black turtle bean
Fats 2.3g 0.9g Barley
Carbs 73.48g 63.25g Barley
Calories 354kcal 339kcal Barley
Sugar 0.8g 2.12g Barley
Fiber 17.3g 15.5g Barley
Calcium 33mg 160mg Black turtle bean
Iron 3.6mg 8.7mg Black turtle bean
Magnesium 133mg 160mg Black turtle bean
Phosphorus 264mg 440mg Black turtle bean
Potassium 452mg 1500mg Black turtle bean
Sodium 12mg 9mg Black turtle bean
Zinc 2.77mg 2.2mg Barley
Copper 0.498mg 1mg Black turtle bean
Manganese 1.943mg 1mg Barley
Selenium 37.7µg 3.2µg Barley
Vitamin A 22IU 17IU Barley
Vitamin A RAE 1µg 0µg Barley
Vitamin E 0.57mg 0.21mg Barley
Vitamin B1 0.646mg 0.9mg Black turtle bean
Vitamin B2 0.285mg 0.193mg Barley
Vitamin B3 4.604mg 1.955mg Barley
Vitamin B5 0.282mg 0.899mg Black turtle bean
Vitamin B6 0.318mg 0.286mg Barley
Folate 19µg 444µg Black turtle bean
Vitamin K 2.2µg 5.6µg Black turtle bean
Tryptophan 0.208mg 0.252mg Black turtle bean
Threonine 0.424mg 0.894mg Black turtle bean
Isoleucine 0.456mg 0.938mg Black turtle bean
Leucine 0.848mg 1.697mg Black turtle bean
Lysine 0.465mg 1.459mg Black turtle bean
Methionine 0.24mg 0.32mg Black turtle bean
Phenylalanine 0.7mg 1.149mg Black turtle bean
Valine 0.612mg 1.112mg Black turtle bean
Histidine 0.281mg 0.592mg Black turtle bean
Saturated Fat 0.482g 0.232g Black turtle bean
Monounsaturated Fat 0.295g 0.078g Barley
Polyunsaturated fat 1.108g 0.387g Barley

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Barley Black turtle bean
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
60%
Black turtle bean
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
110%
Barley
135%
Black turtle bean

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Black turtle bean
Black turtle bean contains less Sodium (difference - 3mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Black turtle bean
Black turtle bean is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.25g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Black turtle bean
Black turtle bean is lower in glycemic index (difference - 8)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Barley
Barley is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.32g)
Which food is cheaper?
Barley
Barley is cheaper (difference - $0.1)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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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.
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. Black turtle bean - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/175186/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.