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Barley vs. Hazelnut — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Barley and Hazelnut

  • Barley has more Selenium, Fiber, and Vitamin B3, however, Hazelnut has more Manganese, Copper, Vitamin E , Folate, Vitamin B6, and Iron.
  • Daily need coverage for Manganese from Hazelnut is 184% higher.
  • Hazelnut has 16 times less Selenium than Barley. Barley has 37.7µg of Selenium, while Hazelnut has 2.4µg.
  • Barley is lower in Saturated Fat.

Food types used in this article are Barley, hulled and Nuts, hazelnuts or filberts.

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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 +13.1%
Contains more Selenium +1470.8%
Contains more Calcium +245.5%
Contains more Iron +30.6%
Contains more Magnesium +22.6%
Contains more Potassium +50.4%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Contains more Copper +246.4%
Contains more Manganese +217.8%
Equal in Phosphorus - 290
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 35% 177% 117% 125% 60% 0% 67% 575% 806% 14%
Contains more Zinc +13.1%
Contains more Selenium +1470.8%
Contains more Calcium +245.5%
Contains more Iron +30.6%
Contains more Magnesium +22.6%
Contains more Potassium +50.4%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Contains more Copper +246.4%
Contains more Manganese +217.8%
Equal in Phosphorus - 290

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 B2 +152.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +155.8%
Contains more Vitamin E +2536.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +225.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +77%
Contains more Folate +494.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +545.5%
Equal in Vitamin A - 20
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.643
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% 301% 0% 21% 161% 27% 34% 56% 130% 85% 0% 25% 36%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +152.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +155.8%
Contains more Vitamin E +2536.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +225.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +77%
Contains more Folate +494.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +545.5%
Equal in Vitamin A - 20
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.643

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Carbs +340%
Contains more Water +77.8%
Contains more Protein +19.8%
Contains more Fats +2541.3%
Equal in Other - 2.29
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
15% 61% 17% 5% 2%
Protein: 14.95 g
Fats: 60.75 g
Carbs: 16.7 g
Water: 5.31 g
Other: 2.29 g
Contains more Carbs +340%
Contains more Water +77.8%
Contains more Protein +19.8%
Contains more Fats +2541.3%
Equal in Other - 2.29

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -89.2%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +15375.3%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +614.8%
26% 16% 59%
Saturated Fat: 0.482 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.295 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.108 g
8% 79% 14%
Saturated Fat: 4.464 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 45.652 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 7.92 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -89.2%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +15375.3%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +614.8%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Barley Hazelnut Opinion
Net carbs 56.18g 7g Barley
Protein 12.48g 14.95g Hazelnut
Fats 2.3g 60.75g Hazelnut
Carbs 73.48g 16.7g Barley
Calories 354kcal 628kcal Hazelnut
Starch 0.48g Hazelnut
Fructose 0.07g Hazelnut
Sugar 0.8g 4.34g Barley
Fiber 17.3g 9.7g Barley
Calcium 33mg 114mg Hazelnut
Iron 3.6mg 4.7mg Hazelnut
Magnesium 133mg 163mg Hazelnut
Phosphorus 264mg 290mg Hazelnut
Potassium 452mg 680mg Hazelnut
Sodium 12mg 0mg Hazelnut
Zinc 2.77mg 2.45mg Barley
Copper 0.498mg 1.725mg Hazelnut
Manganese 1.943mg 6.175mg Hazelnut
Selenium 37.7µg 2.4µg Barley
Vitamin A 22IU 20IU Barley
Vitamin A RAE 1µg 1µg
Vitamin E 0.57mg 15.03mg Hazelnut
Vitamin C 0mg 6.3mg Hazelnut
Vitamin B1 0.646mg 0.643mg Barley
Vitamin B2 0.285mg 0.113mg Barley
Vitamin B3 4.604mg 1.8mg Barley
Vitamin B5 0.282mg 0.918mg Hazelnut
Vitamin B6 0.318mg 0.563mg Hazelnut
Folate 19µg 113µg Hazelnut
Choline 45.6mg Hazelnut
Vitamin K 2.2µg 14.2µg Hazelnut
Tryptophan 0.208mg 0.193mg Barley
Threonine 0.424mg 0.497mg Hazelnut
Isoleucine 0.456mg 0.545mg Hazelnut
Leucine 0.848mg 1.063mg Hazelnut
Lysine 0.465mg 0.42mg Barley
Methionine 0.24mg 0.221mg Barley
Phenylalanine 0.7mg 0.663mg Barley
Valine 0.612mg 0.701mg Hazelnut
Histidine 0.281mg 0.432mg Hazelnut
Saturated Fat 0.482g 4.464g Barley
Monounsaturated Fat 0.295g 45.652g Hazelnut
Polyunsaturated fat 1.108g 7.92g Hazelnut

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Barley Hazelnut
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%
Hazelnut
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
110%
Barley
197%
Hazelnut

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Hazelnut
Hazelnut contains less Sodium (difference - 12mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Hazelnut
Hazelnut is lower in glycemic index (difference - 13)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Hazelnut
Hazelnut is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Barley
Barley is lower in Sugar (difference - 3.54g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Barley
Barley is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 3.982g)
Which food is cheaper?
Barley
Barley is cheaper (difference - $1.7)
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. Hazelnut - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170581/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.