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Barley vs. Crab — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Barley and Crab

  • Barley has more Manganese, Fiber, Vitamin B1, Iron, Magnesium, and Vitamin B2, however, Crab is higher in Vitamin B12, and Copper.
  • Crab covers your daily Vitamin B12 needs 139% more than Barley.
  • Barley has less Sodium.

Food varieties used in this article are Barley, hulled and Crustaceans, crab, blue, canned.

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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.
Barley
6
:
4
Crab
Contains more Iron +620%
Contains more Magnesium +269.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +12.8%
Contains more Potassium +74.5%
Contains less Sodium -97.9%
Contains more Manganese +2525.7%
Contains more Calcium +175.8%
Contains more Zinc +37.5%
Contains more Copper +63.5%
Contains more Selenium +13.8%
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 28% 19% 26% 101% 23% 74% 104% 272% 10% 234%
Contains more Iron +620%
Contains more Magnesium +269.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +12.8%
Contains more Potassium +74.5%
Contains less Sodium -97.9%
Contains more Manganese +2525.7%
Contains more Calcium +175.8%
Contains more Zinc +37.5%
Contains more Copper +63.5%
Contains more Selenium +13.8%

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
6
:
6
Crab
Contains more Vitamin A +1000%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +2708.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +206.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +67.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +103.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +633.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +222.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +253.5%
Contains more Folate +168.4%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
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 1% 37% 0% 11% 6% 22% 52% 60% 36% 39% 417% 45% 1%
Contains more Vitamin A +1000%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +2708.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +206.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +67.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +103.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +633.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +222.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +253.5%
Contains more Folate +168.4%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Barley
3
:
2
Crab
Contains more Fats +210.8%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Other +36.1%
Contains more Protein +43.3%
Contains more Water +744.2%
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
18% 80% 2%
Protein: 17.88 g
Fats: 0.74 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 79.69 g
Other: 1.69 g
Contains more Fats +210.8%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Other +36.1%
Contains more Protein +43.3%
Contains more Water +744.2%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Barley
2
:
1
Crab
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +128.7%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +329.5%
Contains less Saturated Fat -58.3%
26% 16% 59%
Saturated Fat: 0.482 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.295 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.108 g
34% 22% 44%
Saturated Fat: 0.201 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.129 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.258 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +128.7%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +329.5%
Contains less Saturated Fat -58.3%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Barley Crab Opinion
Net carbs 56.18g 0g Barley
Protein 12.48g 17.88g Crab
Fats 2.3g 0.74g Barley
Carbs 73.48g 0g Barley
Calories 354kcal 83kcal Barley
Sugar 0.8g 0g Crab
Fiber 17.3g 0g Barley
Calcium 33mg 91mg Crab
Iron 3.6mg 0.5mg Barley
Magnesium 133mg 36mg Barley
Phosphorus 264mg 234mg Barley
Potassium 452mg 259mg Barley
Sodium 12mg 563mg Barley
Zinc 2.77mg 3.81mg Crab
Copper 0.498mg 0.814mg Crab
Manganese 1.943mg 0.074mg Barley
Selenium 37.7µg 42.9µg Crab
Vitamin A 22IU 2IU Barley
Vitamin A RAE 1µg 1µg
Vitamin E 0.57mg 1.84mg Crab
Vitamin C 0mg 3.3mg Crab
Vitamin B1 0.646mg 0.023mg Barley
Vitamin B2 0.285mg 0.093mg Barley
Vitamin B3 4.604mg 2.747mg Barley
Vitamin B5 0.282mg 0.997mg Crab
Vitamin B6 0.318mg 0.156mg Barley
Folate 19µg 51µg Crab
Vitamin B12 0µg 3.33µg Crab
Choline 80.9mg Crab
Vitamin K 2.2µg 0.3µg Barley
Tryptophan 0.208mg 0.226mg Crab
Threonine 0.424mg 0.727mg Crab
Isoleucine 0.456mg 0.776mg Crab
Leucine 0.848mg 1.307mg Crab
Lysine 0.465mg 1.386mg Crab
Methionine 0.24mg 0.452mg Crab
Phenylalanine 0.7mg 0.708mg Crab
Valine 0.612mg 0.806mg Crab
Histidine 0.281mg 0.393mg Crab
Cholesterol 0mg 97mg Barley
Trans Fat 0.014g Barley
Saturated Fat 0.482g 0.201g Crab
Omega-3 - DHA 0g 0.067g Crab
Omega-3 - EPA 0g 0.101g Crab
Omega-3 - DPA 0g 0.009g Crab
Monounsaturated Fat 0.295g 0.129g Barley
Polyunsaturated fat 1.108g 0.258g Barley
Omega-6 - Eicosadienoic acid 0.005g Crab

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Barley Crab
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%
Crab
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
110%
Barley
89%
Crab

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Crab
Crab is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.8g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Crab
Crab is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.281g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Crab
Crab is lower in glycemic index (difference - 28)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Barley
Barley contains less Sodium (difference - 551mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Barley
Barley is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 97mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Barley
Barley is cheaper (difference - $10.5)
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. Crab - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171966/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.