Barley vs Lentil - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison
The main differences between Barley and Lentil
- Barley has more Selenium, Manganese, Vitamin B1, Fiber, Copper, Magnesium, Vitamin B3, Vitamin B2, and Zinc, however Lentil has more Folate.
- Daily need coverage for Selenium from Barley is 63% higher.
- Lentil has 4 times less Vitamin B3 than Barley. Barley has 4.604mg of Vitamin B3, while Lentil has 1.06mg.
Food types used in this article are Barley, hulled and Lentils, mature seeds, cooked, boiled, without salt.
Comparison summary table
|Lower in Sodium|
|Lower in Saturated Fat|
|Lower in price|
|Lower in Sugar|
|Lower in glycemic index|
|Rich in minerals|
|Rich in vitamins|
|Lower in Cholesterol||Equal|
All nutrients comparison - raw data values
Which food is preferable for your diet?
|Low Fats diet|
|Low Carbs diet|
|Low Calories diet|
|Low glycemic index diet|