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Barley vs Black gram - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Barley and Black gram different?

  • Barley is richer in Manganese, Selenium, Fiber, Vitamin B1, Copper, Iron, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B3, and Zinc, while Black gram is higher in Folate.
  • Barley covers your daily need of Manganese 67% more than Black gram.
  • Barley contains 15 times more Selenium than Black gram. Barley contains 37.7µg of Selenium, while Black gram contains 2.5µg.

Barley, hulled and Mungo beans, mature seeds, cooked, boiled, without salt types were used 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 Iron +105.7%
Contains more Potassium +95.7%
Contains more Magnesium +111.1%
Contains more Copper +258.3%
Contains more Zinc +233.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +69.2%
Contains more Calcium +60.6%
Contains less Sodium -41.7%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 135% 10% 40% 95% 166% 76% 114% 2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 66% 16% 21% 45% 47% 23% 67% 1%
Contains more Iron +105.7%
Contains more Potassium +95.7%
Contains more Magnesium +111.1%
Contains more Copper +258.3%
Contains more Zinc +233.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +69.2%
Contains more Calcium +60.6%
Contains less Sodium -41.7%

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 E +280%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +330.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +280%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +206.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +448.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +40.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +53.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +22.7%
Contains more Folate +394.7%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 2% 12% 0% 162% 66% 87% 17% 74% 0% 6% 15%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 4% 2% 3% 0% 38% 18% 29% 26% 14% 0% 7% 71%
Contains more Vitamin E +280%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +330.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +280%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +206.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +448.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +40.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +53.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +22.7%
Contains more Folate +394.7%

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 Black gram
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in price Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Barley Black gram Opinion
Calories 354kcal 105kcal Barley
Protein 12.48g 7.54g Barley
Fats 2.3g 0.55g Barley
Vitamin C 0mg 1mg Black gram
Net carbs 56.18g 11.94g Barley
Carbs 73.48g 18.34g Barley
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Iron 3.6mg 1.75mg Barley
Calcium 33mg 53mg Black gram
Potassium 452mg 231mg Barley
Magnesium 133mg 63mg Barley
Sugar 0.8g 2.01g Barley
Fiber 17.3g 6.4g Barley
Copper 0.498mg 0.139mg Barley
Zinc 2.77mg 0.83mg Barley
Starch g g
Phosphorus 264mg 156mg Barley
Sodium 12mg 7mg Black gram
Vitamin A 22IU 31IU Black gram
Vitamin E 0.57mg 0.15mg Barley
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin B1 0.646mg 0.15mg Barley
Vitamin B2 0.285mg 0.075mg Barley
Vitamin B3 4.604mg 1.5mg Barley
Vitamin B5 0.282mg 0.433mg Black gram
Vitamin B6 0.318mg 0.058mg Barley
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 2.2µg 2.7µg Black gram
Folate 19µg 94µg Black gram
Trans Fat g 0g Barley
Saturated Fat 0.482g 0.038g Black gram
Monounsaturated Fat 0.295g 0.029g Barley
Polyunsaturated fat 1.108g 0.359g Barley
Tryptophan 0.208mg 0.078mg Barley
Threonine 0.424mg 0.262mg Barley
Isoleucine 0.456mg 0.385mg Barley
Leucine 0.848mg 0.625mg Barley
Lysine 0.465mg 0.5mg Black gram
Methionine 0.24mg 0.11mg Barley
Phenylalanine 0.7mg 0.44mg Barley
Valine 0.612mg 0.423mg Barley
Histidine 0.281mg 0.211mg Barley
Fructose g g

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Barley Black gram
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs 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
17
Black gram
Mineral Summary Score
80
Barley
35
Black gram

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
45%
Black gram
Carbohydrates
73%
Barley
18%
Black gram
Fats
11%
Barley
3%
Black gram

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Black gram
Black gram contains less Sodium (difference - 5mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Black gram
Black gram is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.444g)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Barley
Barley is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.21g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Barley
Barley is lower in glycemic index (difference - 15)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Barley
Barley is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($1.5)
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

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. Black gram - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172427/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.