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Barley vs Navy bean - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Barley and Navy bean

  • Barley has more Selenium, Manganese, Phosphorus, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B3, Iron, Zinc, and Copper, however Navy bean is richer in Folate, and Vitamin C.
  • Barley covers your daily Selenium needs 67% more than Navy bean.
  • Navy bean has 5 times less Manganese than Barley. Barley has 1.943mg of Manganese, while Navy bean has 0.408mg.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Barley, hulled and Beans, navy, mature seeds, sprouted, 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" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Contains more Calcium +120%
Contains more Iron +86.5%
Contains more Magnesium +31.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +164%
Contains more Potassium +47.2%
Contains more Zinc +211.2%
Contains more Copper +39.9%
Equal in Sodium - 13
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 10% 135% 95% 114% 40% 2% 76% 166%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 73% 73% 43% 28% 2% 25% 119%
Contains more Calcium +120%
Contains more Iron +86.5%
Contains more Magnesium +31.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +164%
Contains more Potassium +47.2%
Contains more Zinc +211.2%
Contains more Copper +39.9%
Equal in Sodium - 13

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
7
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Contains more Vitamin A +450%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +65.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +32.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +277.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +66.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +192.6%
Contains more Folate +594.7%
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 1% 0% 0% 63% 98% 50% 23% 50% 45% 99% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +450%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +65.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +32.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +277.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +66.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +192.6%
Contains more Folate +594.7%

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 Navy bean
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sodium 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 Navy bean Opinion
Net carbs 56.18g 13.05g Barley
Protein 12.48g 6.15g Barley
Fats 2.3g 0.7g Barley
Carbs 73.48g 13.05g Barley
Calories 354kcal 67kcal Barley
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0.8g g Navy bean
Fiber 17.3g g Barley
Calcium 33mg 15mg Barley
Iron 3.6mg 1.93mg Barley
Magnesium 133mg 101mg Barley
Phosphorus 264mg 100mg Barley
Potassium 452mg 307mg Barley
Sodium 12mg 13mg Barley
Zinc 2.77mg 0.89mg Barley
Copper 0.498mg 0.356mg Barley
Vitamin A 22IU 4IU Barley
Vitamin E 0.57mg mg Barley
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 0mg 18.8mg Navy bean
Vitamin B1 0.646mg 0.39mg Barley
Vitamin B2 0.285mg 0.215mg Barley
Vitamin B3 4.604mg 1.22mg Barley
Vitamin B5 0.282mg 0.825mg Navy bean
Vitamin B6 0.318mg 0.191mg Barley
Folate 19µg 132µg Navy bean
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 2.2µg µg Barley
Tryptophan 0.208mg 0.064mg Barley
Threonine 0.424mg 0.258mg Barley
Isoleucine 0.456mg 0.273mg Barley
Leucine 0.848mg 0.442mg Barley
Lysine 0.465mg 0.35mg Barley
Methionine 0.24mg 0.064mg Barley
Phenylalanine 0.7mg 0.31mg Barley
Valine 0.612mg 0.316mg Barley
Histidine 0.281mg 0.172mg Barley
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat g 0g Barley
Saturated Fat 0.482g 0.085g Navy bean
Monounsaturated Fat 0.295g 0.052g Barley
Polyunsaturated fat 1.108g 0.407g Barley

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Barley Navy bean
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

The summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfills human daily needs, the more the summary score is.
Vitamin Summary Score
36
Barley
35
Navy bean
Mineral Summary Score
80
Barley
45
Navy bean

Macronutrients Comparison

Macronutrient comparison charts compare the amount of protein, total fats, and total carbohydrates in 300 grams of the food. The displayed values show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of food.
Protein
75%
Barley
37%
Navy bean
Carbohydrates
73%
Barley
13%
Navy bean
Fats
11%
Barley
3%
Navy bean

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Navy bean
Navy bean is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.8g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Navy bean
Navy bean is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.397g)
Which food is cheaper?
Navy bean
Navy bean is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Barley
Barley contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Barley
Barley is lower in glycemic index (difference - 11)
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. Navy bean - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169139/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.