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Barley vs. Yardlong beans — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Barley and Yardlong beans

  • Yardlong beans contains less Manganese, Selenium, Copper, Vitamin B1, Iron, Phosphorus, Vitamin B3, Vitamin B6, Zinc, and Magnesium than Barley.
  • Daily need coverage for Manganese from Barley is 76% higher.
  • Yardlong beans has 25 times less Selenium than Barley. Barley has 37.7µg of Selenium, while Yardlong beans has 1.5µg.

Food types used in this article are Barley, hulled and Yardlong bean, cooked, boiled, drained, without salt.

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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 Iron +267.3%
Contains more Magnesium +216.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +363.2%
Contains more Potassium +55.9%
Contains more Zinc +669.4%
Contains more Copper +959.6%
Contains more Manganese +866.7%
Contains more Selenium +2413.3%
Contains more Calcium +33.3%
Contains less Sodium -66.7%
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 14% 37% 30% 25% 26% 1% 10% 16% 27% 9%
Contains more Iron +267.3%
Contains more Magnesium +216.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +363.2%
Contains more Potassium +55.9%
Contains more Zinc +669.4%
Contains more Copper +959.6%
Contains more Manganese +866.7%
Contains more Selenium +2413.3%
Contains more Calcium +33.3%
Contains less Sodium -66.7%

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
7
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Contains more Vitamin B1 +660%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +187.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +630.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +452.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1225%
Contains more Vitamin A +1945.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Folate +136.8%
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 27% 0% 0% 54% 22% 23% 12% 4% 6% 34% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +660%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +187.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +630.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +452.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1225%
Contains more Vitamin A +1945.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Folate +136.8%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +393.3%
Contains more Fats +2200%
Contains more Carbs +700.4%
Contains more Other +219.4%
Contains more Water +826.6%
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
3% 9% 87%
Protein: 2.53 g
Fats: 0.1 g
Carbs: 9.18 g
Water: 87.47 g
Other: 0.72 g
Contains more Protein +393.3%
Contains more Fats +2200%
Contains more Carbs +700.4%
Contains more Other +219.4%
Contains more Water +826.6%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +3177.8%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +2538.1%
Contains less Saturated Fat -94.6%
26% 16% 59%
Saturated Fat: 0.482 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.295 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.108 g
34% 12% 55%
Saturated Fat: 0.026 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.009 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.042 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +3177.8%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +2538.1%
Contains less Saturated Fat -94.6%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Barley Yardlong beans
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price 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 Yardlong beans Opinion
Net carbs 56.18g 9.18g Barley
Protein 12.48g 2.53g Barley
Fats 2.3g 0.1g Barley
Carbs 73.48g 9.18g Barley
Calories 354kcal 47kcal Barley
Sugar 0.8g Yardlong beans
Fiber 17.3g Barley
Calcium 33mg 44mg Yardlong beans
Iron 3.6mg 0.98mg Barley
Magnesium 133mg 42mg Barley
Phosphorus 264mg 57mg Barley
Potassium 452mg 290mg Barley
Sodium 12mg 4mg Yardlong beans
Zinc 2.77mg 0.36mg Barley
Copper 0.498mg 0.047mg Barley
Manganese 1.943mg 0.201mg Barley
Selenium 37.7µg 1.5µg Barley
Vitamin A 22IU 450IU Yardlong beans
Vitamin A RAE 1µg 23µg Yardlong beans
Vitamin E 0.57mg Barley
Vitamin C 0mg 16.2mg Yardlong beans
Vitamin B1 0.646mg 0.085mg Barley
Vitamin B2 0.285mg 0.099mg Barley
Vitamin B3 4.604mg 0.63mg Barley
Vitamin B5 0.282mg 0.051mg Barley
Vitamin B6 0.318mg 0.024mg Barley
Folate 19µg 45µg Yardlong beans
Vitamin K 2.2µg Barley
Tryptophan 0.208mg 0.029mg Barley
Threonine 0.424mg 0.094mg Barley
Isoleucine 0.456mg 0.135mg Barley
Leucine 0.848mg 0.18mg Barley
Lysine 0.465mg 0.166mg Barley
Methionine 0.24mg 0.036mg Barley
Phenylalanine 0.7mg 0.139mg Barley
Valine 0.612mg 0.146mg Barley
Histidine 0.281mg 0.082mg Barley
Saturated Fat 0.482g 0.026g Yardlong beans
Monounsaturated Fat 0.295g 0.009g Barley
Polyunsaturated fat 1.108g 0.042g Barley

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Barley Yardlong 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 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
14%
Yardlong beans
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
110%
Barley
19%
Yardlong beans

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Yardlong beans
Yardlong beans is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.8g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Yardlong beans
Yardlong beans contains less Sodium (difference - 8mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Yardlong beans
Yardlong beans is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.456g)
Which food is cheaper?
Yardlong beans
Yardlong beans is cheaper (difference - $1.5)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Barley
Barley is lower in glycemic index (difference - 58)
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

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. Yardlong beans - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169223/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.