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Barley vs Papadum - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Barley and Papadum

  • Barley has more Selenium, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B3, and Manganese, however Papadum has more Copper, Iron, Folate, Magnesium, and Phosphorus.
  • Daily need coverage for Sodium from Papadum is 75% higher.
  • Papadum has 5 times less Selenium than Barley. Barley has 37.7µg of Selenium, while Papadum has 8.3µg.
  • Barley is lower in Sodium.

Food types used in this article are Barley, hulled and Papad.

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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
1
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Contains less Sodium -99.3%
Contains more Calcium +333.3%
Contains more Iron +116.7%
Contains more Magnesium +103.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +45.8%
Contains more Potassium +121.2%
Contains more Zinc +22.7%
Contains more Copper +100.4%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 10% 135% 95% 114% 40% 2% 76% 166%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 43% 293% 194% 166% 89% 228% 93% 333%
Contains less Sodium -99.3%
Contains more Calcium +333.3%
Contains more Iron +116.7%
Contains more Magnesium +103.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +45.8%
Contains more Potassium +121.2%
Contains more Zinc +22.7%
Contains more Copper +100.4%

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
6
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Contains more Vitamin E +1040%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +133.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +10.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +212.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +11.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +450%
Contains more Vitamin A +127.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +225.2%
Contains more Folate +1052.6%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.258
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 3% 1% 0% 0% 70% 60% 28% 56% 66% 165% 0% 1%
Contains more Vitamin E +1040%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +133.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +10.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +212.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +11.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +450%
Contains more Vitamin A +127.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +225.2%
Contains more Folate +1052.6%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.258

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Barley Papadum Opinion
Net carbs 56.18g 41.27g Barley
Protein 12.48g 25.56g Papadum
Fats 2.3g 3.25g Papadum
Carbs 73.48g 59.87g Barley
Calories 354kcal 371kcal Papadum
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0.8g 0g Papadum
Fiber 17.3g 18.6g Papadum
Calcium 33mg 143mg Papadum
Iron 3.6mg 7.8mg Papadum
Magnesium 133mg 271mg Papadum
Phosphorus 264mg 385mg Papadum
Potassium 452mg 1000mg Papadum
Sodium 12mg 1745mg Barley
Zinc 2.77mg 3.4mg Papadum
Copper 0.498mg 0.998mg Papadum
Vitamin A 22IU 50IU Papadum
Vitamin E 0.57mg 0.05mg Barley
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.646mg 0.277mg Barley
Vitamin B2 0.285mg 0.258mg Barley
Vitamin B3 4.604mg 1.472mg Barley
Vitamin B5 0.282mg 0.917mg Papadum
Vitamin B6 0.318mg 0.285mg Barley
Folate 19µg 219µg Papadum
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 2.2µg 0.4µg Barley
Tryptophan 0.208mg 0.266mg Papadum
Threonine 0.424mg 0.886mg Papadum
Isoleucine 0.456mg 1.303mg Papadum
Leucine 0.848mg 2.115mg Papadum
Lysine 0.465mg 1.695mg Papadum
Methionine 0.24mg 0.372mg Papadum
Phenylalanine 0.7mg 1.491mg Papadum
Valine 0.612mg 1.434mg Papadum
Histidine 0.281mg 0.715mg Papadum
Cholesterol 0mg 4mg Barley
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 0.482g 1.084g Barley
Monounsaturated Fat 0.295g 0.532g Papadum
Polyunsaturated fat 1.108g 1.148g Papadum

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Barley Papadum
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
37
Papadum
Mineral Summary Score
80
Barley
179
Papadum

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
153%
Papadum
Carbohydrates
73%
Barley
60%
Papadum
Fats
11%
Barley
15%
Papadum

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Papadum
Papadum is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.8g)
Which food is cheaper?
Papadum
Papadum is cheaper (difference - $1.5)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Papadum
Papadum is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Barley
Barley contains less Sodium (difference - 1733mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Barley
Barley is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 4mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Barley
Barley is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.602g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Barley
Barley is lower in glycemic index (difference - 18)
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. Papadum - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168106/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.