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Barley vs. Kidney beans raw — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Barley and Kidney beans raw

  • Barley has more Selenium, Manganese, and Vitamin B3, while Kidney beans raw has more Folate, Iron, Copper, Fiber, Potassium, Phosphorus, and Vitamin K.
  • Kidney beans raw's daily need coverage for Folate is 94% higher.
  • Kidney beans raw contains 12 times less Selenium than Barley. Barley contains 37.7µg of Selenium, while Kidney beans raw contains 3.2µg.

The food types used in this comparison are Barley, hulled and Beans, kidney, all types, 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 less Sodium -50%
Contains more Manganese +90.3%
Contains more Selenium +1078.1%
Contains more Calcium +333.3%
Contains more Iron +127.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +54.2%
Contains more Potassium +211.1%
Contains more Copper +92.4%
Equal in Magnesium - 140
Equal in Zinc - 2.79
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 43% 308% 100% 175% 125% 4% 77% 320% 134% 18%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Manganese +90.3%
Contains more Selenium +1078.1%
Contains more Calcium +333.3%
Contains more Iron +127.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +54.2%
Contains more Potassium +211.1%
Contains more Copper +92.4%
Equal in Magnesium - 140
Equal in Zinc - 2.79

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 +159.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +22.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +30.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +123.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +176.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +24.8%
Contains more Folate +1973.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +763.6%
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% 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% 15% 133% 51% 39% 47% 92% 296% 0% 0% 48%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +159.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +22.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +30.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +123.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +176.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +24.8%
Contains more Folate +1973.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +763.6%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Fats +177.1%
Contains more Carbs +22.4%
Contains more Protein +88.9%
Contains more Water +24.5%
Contains more Other +66.5%
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
24% 60% 12% 4%
Protein: 23.58 g
Fats: 0.83 g
Carbs: 60.01 g
Water: 11.75 g
Other: 3.83 g
Contains more Fats +177.1%
Contains more Carbs +22.4%
Contains more Protein +88.9%
Contains more Water +24.5%
Contains more Other +66.5%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +360.9%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +142.5%
Contains less Saturated Fat -75.1%
26% 16% 59%
Saturated Fat: 0.482 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.295 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.108 g
19% 10% 71%
Saturated Fat: 0.12 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.064 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.457 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +360.9%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +142.5%
Contains less Saturated Fat -75.1%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Barley Kidney beans raw Opinion
Net carbs 56.18g 35.11g Barley
Protein 12.48g 23.58g Kidney beans raw
Fats 2.3g 0.83g Barley
Carbs 73.48g 60.01g Barley
Calories 354kcal 333kcal Barley
Sugar 0.8g 2.23g Barley
Fiber 17.3g 24.9g Kidney beans raw
Calcium 33mg 143mg Kidney beans raw
Iron 3.6mg 8.2mg Kidney beans raw
Magnesium 133mg 140mg Kidney beans raw
Phosphorus 264mg 407mg Kidney beans raw
Potassium 452mg 1406mg Kidney beans raw
Sodium 12mg 24mg Barley
Zinc 2.77mg 2.79mg Kidney beans raw
Copper 0.498mg 0.958mg Kidney beans raw
Manganese 1.943mg 1.021mg Barley
Selenium 37.7µg 3.2µg Barley
Vitamin A 22IU 0IU Barley
Vitamin A RAE 1µg 0µg Barley
Vitamin E 0.57mg 0.22mg Barley
Vitamin C 0mg 4.5mg Kidney beans raw
Vitamin B1 0.646mg 0.529mg Barley
Vitamin B2 0.285mg 0.219mg Barley
Vitamin B3 4.604mg 2.06mg Barley
Vitamin B5 0.282mg 0.78mg Kidney beans raw
Vitamin B6 0.318mg 0.397mg Kidney beans raw
Folate 19µg 394µg Kidney beans raw
Vitamin K 2.2µg 19µg Kidney beans raw
Tryptophan 0.208mg 0.279mg Kidney beans raw
Threonine 0.424mg 0.992mg Kidney beans raw
Isoleucine 0.456mg 1.041mg Kidney beans raw
Leucine 0.848mg 1.882mg Kidney beans raw
Lysine 0.465mg 1.618mg Kidney beans raw
Methionine 0.24mg 0.355mg Kidney beans raw
Phenylalanine 0.7mg 1.275mg Kidney beans raw
Valine 0.612mg 1.233mg Kidney beans raw
Histidine 0.281mg 0.656mg Kidney beans raw
Saturated Fat 0.482g 0.12g Kidney beans raw
Monounsaturated Fat 0.295g 0.064g Barley
Polyunsaturated fat 1.108g 0.457g Barley

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Barley Kidney beans 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
56%
Kidney beans raw
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
110%
Barley
130%
Kidney beans raw

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Kidney beans raw
Kidney beans raw is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.362g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Kidney beans raw
Kidney beans raw is lower in glycemic index (difference - 6)
Which food is cheaper?
Kidney beans raw
Kidney beans raw is cheaper (difference - $0.3)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Kidney beans raw
Kidney beans raw is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Barley
Barley is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.43g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Barley
Barley contains less Sodium (difference - 12mg)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
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. Kidney beans raw - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/175193/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.