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Barley vs Refried beans - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Barley and Refried beans?

  • Barley is richer than Refried beans in Manganese, Selenium, Fiber, Vitamin B1, Copper, Iron, Vitamin B3, Phosphorus, Magnesium, and Zinc.
  • Barley's daily need coverage for Manganese is 72% more.
  • Barley has 13 times more Vitamin B3 than Refried beans. While Barley has 4.604mg of Vitamin B3, Refried beans have only 0.367mg.

We used Barley, hulled and Refried beans, canned, traditional style (includes USDA commodity) types in this article.

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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" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Contains more Calcium +13.8%
Contains more Iron +150%
Contains more Magnesium +280%
Contains more Phosphorus +187%
Contains more Potassium +41.7%
Contains less Sodium -96.8%
Contains more Zinc +377.6%
Contains more Copper +286%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 10% 135% 95% 114% 40% 2% 76% 166%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 9% 54% 25% 40% 29% 49% 16% 43%
Contains more Calcium +13.8%
Contains more Iron +150%
Contains more Magnesium +280%
Contains more Phosphorus +187%
Contains more Potassium +41.7%
Contains less Sodium -96.8%
Contains more Zinc +377.6%
Contains more Copper +286%

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" chart 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 +533.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +750%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +260.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1154.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +49.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +208.7%
Contains more Folate +72.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Equal in Vitamin K - 2.1
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 2% 12% 0% 0% 162% 66% 87% 17% 74% 15% 0% 6%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 2% 0% 20% 19% 19% 7% 12% 24% 9% 0% 6%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +533.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +750%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +260.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1154.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +49.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +208.7%
Contains more Folate +72.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Equal in Vitamin K - 2.1

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +150.6%
Contains more Fats +14.4%
Contains more Carbs +442.3%
Contains more Other +34.5%
Contains more Water +723.6%
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
5% 2% 14% 78% 2%
Protein: 4.98 g
Fats: 2.01 g
Carbs: 13.55 g
Water: 77.75 g
Other: 1.71 g
Contains more Protein +150.6%
Contains more Fats +14.4%
Contains more Carbs +442.3%
Contains more Other +34.5%
Contains more Water +723.6%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -23.6%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +104.1%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +103.7%
26% 16% 59%
Saturated Fat: 0.482 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.295 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.108 g
36% 34% 31%
Saturated Fat: 0.631 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.601 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.543 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -23.6%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +104.1%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +103.7%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Barley Refried beans
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Barley Refried beans Opinion
Net carbs 56.18g 9.85g Barley
Protein 12.48g 4.98g Barley
Fats 2.3g 2.01g Barley
Carbs 73.48g 13.55g Barley
Calories 354kcal 90kcal Barley
Starch 7.43g Refried beans
Sugar 0.8g 0.54g Refried beans
Fiber 17.3g 3.7g Barley
Calcium 33mg 29mg Barley
Iron 3.6mg 1.44mg Barley
Magnesium 133mg 35mg Barley
Phosphorus 264mg 92mg Barley
Potassium 452mg 319mg Barley
Sodium 12mg 370mg Barley
Zinc 2.77mg 0.58mg Barley
Copper 0.498mg 0.129mg Barley
Vitamin A 22IU 0IU Barley
Vitamin A RAE 1µg 0µg Barley
Vitamin E 0.57mg 0.09mg Barley
Vitamin C 0mg 6mg Refried beans
Vitamin B1 0.646mg 0.076mg Barley
Vitamin B2 0.285mg 0.079mg Barley
Vitamin B3 4.604mg 0.367mg Barley
Vitamin B5 0.282mg 0.189mg Barley
Vitamin B6 0.318mg 0.103mg Barley
Folate 19µg 11µg Barley
Vitamin K 2.2µg 2.1µg Barley
Tryptophan 0.208mg 0.065mg Barley
Threonine 0.424mg 0.231mg Barley
Isoleucine 0.456mg 0.242mg Barley
Leucine 0.848mg 0.438mg Barley
Lysine 0.465mg 0.377mg Barley
Methionine 0.24mg 0.083mg Barley
Phenylalanine 0.7mg 0.297mg Barley
Valine 0.612mg 0.287mg Barley
Histidine 0.281mg 153mg Refried beans
Trans Fat 0.016g Barley
Saturated Fat 0.482g 0.631g Barley
Monounsaturated Fat 0.295g 0.601g Refried beans
Polyunsaturated fat 1.108g 0.543g Barley
Omega-6 - Eicosadienoic acid 0.008g Refried beans
Omega-6 - Linoleic acid 0.36g Refried beans
Omega-3 - ALA 0.169g Refried beans
Omega-3 - Eicosatrienoic acid 0.001g Refried beans

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Barley Refried beans
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 show how much of your all daily needs across all vitamins or minerals this food would cover if you took three 100 grams servings of it (approximation of 3 serving sizes)
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
36%
Barley
10%
Refried beans
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
80%
Barley
33%
Refried beans

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Refried beans
Refried beans is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.26g)
Which food is cheaper?
Refried beans
Refried beans is cheaper (difference - $1.5)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Barley
Barley contains less Sodium (difference - 358mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Barley
Barley is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.149g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Barley
Barley is lower in glycemic index (difference - 10)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Barley
Barley is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Barley
Barley is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented separately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links to the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Barley - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170283/nutrients
  2. Refried beans - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172438/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.