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Barley vs Noodle - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Barley and Noodle

  • Noodle contains less Manganese, Fiber, Copper, Vitamin B1, Phosphorus, Magnesium, Iron, Selenium, Vitamin B6, and Zinc than Barley.
  • Daily need coverage for Manganese from Barley is 71% higher.
  • Noodle has 14 times less Fiber than Barley. Barley has 17.3g of Fiber, while Noodle has 1.2g.

Food types used in this article are Barley, hulled and Noodles, egg, enriched, cooked.

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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
7
:
1
Noodle
Contains more Iron +144.9%
Contains more Calcium +175%
Contains more Potassium +1089.5%
Contains more Magnesium +533.3%
Contains more Copper +408.2%
Contains more Zinc +326.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +247.4%
Contains less Sodium -58.3%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 135% 10% 40% 95% 166% 76% 114% 2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 56% 4% 4% 15% 33% 18% 33% 1%
Contains more Iron +144.9%
Contains more Calcium +175%
Contains more Potassium +1089.5%
Contains more Magnesium +533.3%
Contains more Copper +408.2%
Contains more Zinc +326.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +247.4%
Contains less Sodium -58.3%

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
8
:
3
Noodle
Contains more Vitamin E +235.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +123.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +109.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +121.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +591.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Folate +342.1%
Equal in Vitamin A - 21
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.263
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% 2% 4% 3% 73% 32% 39% 16% 11% 12% 0% 63%
Contains more Vitamin E +235.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +123.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +109.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +121.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +591.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Folate +342.1%
Equal in Vitamin A - 21
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.263

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
21
Noodle
Mineral Summary Score
80
Barley
20
Noodle

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
27%
Noodle
Carbohydrates
73%
Barley
25%
Noodle
Fats
11%
Barley
10%
Noodle

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 Noodle
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Barley Noodle
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 lower in Sugar?
Noodle
Noodle is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.4g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Noodle
Noodle contains less Sodium (difference - 7mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Noodle
Noodle is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.063g)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Barley
Barley is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 29mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Barley
Barley is lower in glycemic index (difference - 22)
Which food is cheaper?
Barley
Barley is cheaper (difference - $0.5)
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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Barley Noodle Opinion
Calories 354 138 Barley
Protein 12.48 4.54 Barley
Fats 2.3 2.07 Barley
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 73.48 25.16 Barley
Cholesterol 0 29 Barley
Vitamin D 0 4 Noodle
Iron 3.6 1.47 Barley
Calcium 33 12 Barley
Potassium 452 38 Barley
Magnesium 133 21 Barley
Sugar 0.8 0.4 Noodle
Fiber 17.3 1.2 Barley
Copper 0.498 0.098 Barley
Zinc 2.77 0.65 Barley
Starch
Phosphorus 264 76 Barley
Sodium 12 5 Noodle
Vitamin A 22 21 Barley
Vitamin E 0.57 0.17 Barley
Vitamin D 0 0.1 Noodle
Vitamin B1 0.646 0.289 Barley
Vitamin B2 0.285 0.136 Barley
Vitamin B3 4.604 2.077 Barley
Vitamin B5 0.282 0.263 Barley
Vitamin B6 0.318 0.046 Barley
Vitamin B12 0 0.09 Noodle
Vitamin K 2.2 0 Barley
Folate 19 84 Noodle
Trans Fat 0.029 Barley
Saturated Fat 0.482 0.419 Noodle
Monounsaturated Fat 0.295 0.581 Noodle
Polyunsaturated fat 1.108 0.552 Barley
Tryptophan 0.208 0.043 Barley
Threonine 0.424 0.138 Barley
Isoleucine 0.456 0.19 Barley
Leucine 0.848 0.365 Barley
Lysine 0.465 0.137 Barley
Methionine 0.24 0.086 Barley
Phenylalanine 0.7 0.24 Barley
Valine 0.612 0.22 Barley
Histidine 0.281 0.121 Barley
Fructose 0 Noodle

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. Noodle - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169732/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.