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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
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Noodle
Contains more Calcium +175%
Contains more Iron +144.9%
Contains more Magnesium +533.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +247.4%
Contains more Potassium +1089.5%
Contains more Zinc +326.2%
Contains more Copper +408.2%
Contains less Sodium -58.3%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 10% 135% 95% 114% 40% 2% 76% 166%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 56% 15% 33% 4% 1% 18% 33%
Contains more Calcium +175%
Contains more Iron +144.9%
Contains more Magnesium +533.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +247.4%
Contains more Potassium +1089.5%
Contains more Zinc +326.2%
Contains more Copper +408.2%
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
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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 Folate +342.1%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Equal in Vitamin A - 21
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.263
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 2% 4% 3% 0% 73% 32% 39% 16% 11% 63% 12% 0%
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 Folate +342.1%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Equal in Vitamin A - 21
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.263

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Barley Noodle Opinion
Net carbs 56.18g 23.96g Barley
Protein 12.48g 4.54g Barley
Fats 2.3g 2.07g Barley
Carbs 73.48g 25.16g Barley
Calories 354kcal 138kcal Barley
Starch g g
Fructose g 0g Noodle
Sugar 0.8g 0.4g Noodle
Fiber 17.3g 1.2g Barley
Calcium 33mg 12mg Barley
Iron 3.6mg 1.47mg Barley
Magnesium 133mg 21mg Barley
Phosphorus 264mg 76mg Barley
Potassium 452mg 38mg Barley
Sodium 12mg 5mg Noodle
Zinc 2.77mg 0.65mg Barley
Copper 0.498mg 0.098mg Barley
Vitamin A 22IU 21IU Barley
Vitamin E 0.57mg 0.17mg Barley
Vitamin D 0IU 4IU Noodle
Vitamin D 0µg 0.1µg Noodle
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.646mg 0.289mg Barley
Vitamin B2 0.285mg 0.136mg Barley
Vitamin B3 4.604mg 2.077mg Barley
Vitamin B5 0.282mg 0.263mg Barley
Vitamin B6 0.318mg 0.046mg Barley
Folate 19µg 84µg Noodle
Vitamin B12 0µg 0.09µg Noodle
Vitamin K 2.2µg 0µg Barley
Tryptophan 0.208mg 0.043mg Barley
Threonine 0.424mg 0.138mg Barley
Isoleucine 0.456mg 0.19mg Barley
Leucine 0.848mg 0.365mg Barley
Lysine 0.465mg 0.137mg Barley
Methionine 0.24mg 0.086mg Barley
Phenylalanine 0.7mg 0.24mg Barley
Valine 0.612mg 0.22mg Barley
Histidine 0.281mg 0.121mg Barley
Cholesterol 0mg 29mg Barley
Trans Fat g 0.029g Barley
Saturated Fat 0.482g 0.419g Noodle
Monounsaturated Fat 0.295g 0.581g Noodle
Polyunsaturated fat 1.108g 0.552g Barley

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Barley Noodle
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
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

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

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.