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Barley vs Paprika - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Barley and Paprika

  • Barley has more Selenium, however Paprika has more Vitamin A, Iron, Vitamin E , Vitamin B6, Vitamin B2, Fiber, Vitamin K, Potassium, and Vitamin B5.
  • Paprika's daily need coverage for Vitamin A is 274% more.
  • Barley has 6 times more Selenium than Paprika. Barley has 37.7µg of Selenium, while Paprika has 6.3µg.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Barley, hulled and Spices, paprika.

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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 -82.4%
Contains more Iron +487.2%
Contains more Calcium +593.9%
Contains more Potassium +404.4%
Contains more Magnesium +33.8%
Contains more Copper +43.2%
Contains more Zinc +56.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +18.9%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 135% 10% 40% 95% 166% 76% 114% 2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 793% 69% 202% 128% 238% 119% 135% 9%
Contains less Sodium -82.4%
Contains more Iron +487.2%
Contains more Calcium +593.9%
Contains more Potassium +404.4%
Contains more Magnesium +33.8%
Contains more Copper +43.2%
Contains more Zinc +56.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +18.9%

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
1
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Contains more Vitamin B1 +95.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +223781.8%
Contains more Vitamin E +5005.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +331.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +118.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +790.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +573.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +3550%
Contains more Folate +157.9%
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 3% 2956% 583% 0% 83% 284% 189% 151% 495% 0% 201% 37%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +95.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +223781.8%
Contains more Vitamin E +5005.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +331.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +118.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +790.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +573.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +3550%
Contains more Folate +157.9%

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
415
Paprika
Mineral Summary Score
80
Barley
211
Paprika

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
85%
Paprika
Carbohydrates
73%
Barley
54%
Paprika
Fats
11%
Barley
59%
Paprika

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

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Barley Paprika
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?
Paprika
Paprika is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Paprika
Paprika is lower in glycemic index (difference - 28)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Paprika
Paprika is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Barley
Barley is lower in Sugar (difference - 9.54g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Barley
Barley contains less Sodium (difference - 56mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Barley
Barley is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.658g)
Which food is cheaper?
Barley
Barley is cheaper (difference - $1.1)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Barley Paprika Opinion
Calories 354 282 Barley
Protein 12.48 14.14 Paprika
Fats 2.3 12.89 Paprika
Vitamin C 0 0.9 Paprika
Carbs 73.48 53.99 Barley
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 3.6 21.14 Paprika
Calcium 33 229 Paprika
Potassium 452 2280 Paprika
Magnesium 133 178 Paprika
Sugar 0.8 10.34 Barley
Fiber 17.3 34.9 Paprika
Copper 0.498 0.713 Paprika
Zinc 2.77 4.33 Paprika
Starch
Phosphorus 264 314 Paprika
Sodium 12 68 Barley
Vitamin A 22 49254 Paprika
Vitamin E 0.57 29.1 Paprika
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.646 0.33 Barley
Vitamin B2 0.285 1.23 Paprika
Vitamin B3 4.604 10.06 Paprika
Vitamin B5 0.282 2.51 Paprika
Vitamin B6 0.318 2.141 Paprika
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 2.2 80.3 Paprika
Folate 19 49 Paprika
Trans Fat 0 Barley
Saturated Fat 0.482 2.14 Barley
Monounsaturated Fat 0.295 1.695 Paprika
Polyunsaturated fat 1.108 7.766 Paprika
Tryptophan 0.208 0.07 Barley
Threonine 0.424 0.49 Paprika
Isoleucine 0.456 0.57 Paprika
Leucine 0.848 0.92 Paprika
Lysine 0.465 0.69 Paprika
Methionine 0.24 0.2 Barley
Phenylalanine 0.7 0.61 Barley
Valine 0.612 0.75 Paprika
Histidine 0.281 0.25 Barley
Fructose 6.71 Paprika

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. Paprika - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171329/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.