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Barley vs Black pepper - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Barley and Black pepper

  • Barley has more Selenium and Vitamin B1, however Black pepper has more Manganese, Vitamin K, Copper, Iron, Calcium, Fiber, Potassium and Vitamin B5.
  • Daily need coverage for Manganese from Black pepper is 470% higher.
  • Black pepper has 8 times less Selenium than Barley. Barley has 37.7µg of Selenium, while Black pepper has 4.9µg.

Food types used in this article are Barley, hulled and Spices, pepper, black.

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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
Barley
3
:
Contains more Zinc +132.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +67.1%
Contains less Sodium -40%
Contains more Iron +169.7%
Contains more Calcium +1242.4%
Contains more Potassium +194%
Contains more Magnesium +28.6%
Contains more Copper +167.1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 135% 10% 40% 95% 166% 76% 114% 2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 365% 133% 118% 123% 444% 33% 68% 3%
Contains more Zinc +132.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +67.1%
Contains less Sodium -40%
Contains more Iron +169.7%
Contains more Calcium +1242.4%
Contains more Potassium +194%
Contains more Magnesium +28.6%
Contains more Copper +167.1%

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
5
:
Contains more Vitamin B1 +498.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +58.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +302.8%
Contains more Folate +11.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +2386.4%
Contains more Vitamin E +82.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +396.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +7340.9%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.291
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 0% 33% 21% 0% 27% 42% 22% 84% 68% 0% 410% 13%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +498.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +58.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +302.8%
Contains more Folate +11.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +2386.4%
Contains more Vitamin E +82.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +396.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +7340.9%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.291

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
36
Barley
60
Black pepper
Mineral Summary Score
80
Barley
160
Black pepper

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 the food
Protein
75%
Barley
62%
Black pepper
Carbohydrates
73%
Barley
64%
Black pepper
Fats
11%
Barley
15%
Black pepper

Comparison summary table

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

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Barley Black pepper
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Black pepper
Black pepper is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sugars?
Black pepper
Black pepper contains less Sugars (difference - 0.16g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Barley
Barley contains less Sodium (difference - 8mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Barley
Barley is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.91g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Barley
Barley is lower in glycemic index (difference - 4)
Which food is cheaper?
Barley
Barley is cheaper (difference - $1)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
?
It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Barley Black pepper Opinion
Calories 354 251 Barley
Protein 12.48 10.39 Barley
Fats 2.3 3.26 Black pepper
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 73.48 63.95 Barley
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 3.6 9.71 Black pepper
Calcium 33 443 Black pepper
Potassium 452 1329 Black pepper
Magnesium 133 171 Black pepper
Sugars 0.8 0.64 Black pepper
Fiber 17.3 25.3 Black pepper
Copper 0.498 1.33 Black pepper
Zinc 2.77 1.19 Barley
Starch
Phosphorus 264 158 Barley
Sodium 12 20 Barley
Vitamin A 22 547 Black pepper
Vitamin E 0.57 1.04 Black pepper
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.646 0.108 Barley
Vitamin B2 0.285 0.18 Barley
Vitamin B3 4.604 1.143 Barley
Vitamin B5 0.282 1.399 Black pepper
Vitamin B6 0.318 0.291 Barley
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 2.2 163.7 Black pepper
Folate 19 17 Barley
Trans Fat 0 Barley
Saturated Fat 0.482 1.392 Barley
Monounsaturated Fat 0.295 0.739 Black pepper
Polyunsaturated fat 1.108 0.998 Barley
Tryptophan 0.208 0.058 Barley
Threonine 0.424 0.244 Barley
Isoleucine 0.456 0.366 Barley
Leucine 0.848 1.014 Black pepper
Lysine 0.465 0.244 Barley
Methionine 0.24 0.096 Barley
Phenylalanine 0.7 0.446 Barley
Valine 0.612 0.547 Barley
Histidine 0.281 0.159 Barley
Fructose 0.23 Black pepper

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 of 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 pepper - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170931/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.