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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 RAE, Iron, Vitamin E , Vitamin B6, Vitamin B2, Fiber, Vitamin K, Potassium, and Vitamin B5.
  • Paprika's daily need coverage for Vitamin A RAE 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
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Contains less Sodium -82.4%
Contains more Calcium +593.9%
Contains more Iron +487.2%
Contains more Magnesium +33.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +18.9%
Contains more Potassium +404.4%
Contains more Zinc +56.3%
Contains more Copper +43.2%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 10% 135% 95% 114% 40% 2% 76% 166%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 69% 793% 128% 135% 202% 9% 119% 238%
Contains less Sodium -82.4%
Contains more Calcium +593.9%
Contains more Iron +487.2%
Contains more Magnesium +33.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +18.9%
Contains more Potassium +404.4%
Contains more Zinc +56.3%
Contains more Copper +43.2%

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
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Contains more Vitamin B1 +95.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +223781.8%
Contains more Vitamin E +5005.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
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 Folate +157.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +3550%
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 2956% 583% 0% 3% 83% 284% 189% 151% 495% 37% 0% 201%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +95.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +223781.8%
Contains more Vitamin E +5005.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
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 Folate +157.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +3550%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Barley Paprika Opinion
Net carbs 56.18g 19.09g Barley
Protein 12.48g 14.14g Paprika
Fats 2.3g 12.89g Paprika
Carbs 73.48g 53.99g Barley
Calories 354kcal 282kcal Barley
Starch g g
Fructose g 6.71g Paprika
Sugar 0.8g 10.34g Barley
Fiber 17.3g 34.9g Paprika
Calcium 33mg 229mg Paprika
Iron 3.6mg 21.14mg Paprika
Magnesium 133mg 178mg Paprika
Phosphorus 264mg 314mg Paprika
Potassium 452mg 2280mg Paprika
Sodium 12mg 68mg Barley
Zinc 2.77mg 4.33mg Paprika
Copper 0.498mg 0.713mg Paprika
Vitamin A 22IU 49254IU Paprika
Vitamin E 0.57mg 29.1mg Paprika
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 0mg 0.9mg Paprika
Vitamin B1 0.646mg 0.33mg Barley
Vitamin B2 0.285mg 1.23mg Paprika
Vitamin B3 4.604mg 10.06mg Paprika
Vitamin B5 0.282mg 2.51mg Paprika
Vitamin B6 0.318mg 2.141mg Paprika
Folate 19µg 49µg Paprika
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 2.2µg 80.3µg Paprika
Tryptophan 0.208mg 0.07mg Barley
Threonine 0.424mg 0.49mg Paprika
Isoleucine 0.456mg 0.57mg Paprika
Leucine 0.848mg 0.92mg Paprika
Lysine 0.465mg 0.69mg Paprika
Methionine 0.24mg 0.2mg Barley
Phenylalanine 0.7mg 0.61mg Barley
Valine 0.612mg 0.75mg Paprika
Histidine 0.281mg 0.25mg Barley
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat g 0g Barley
Saturated Fat 0.482g 2.14g Barley
Monounsaturated Fat 0.295g 1.695g Paprika
Polyunsaturated fat 1.108g 7.766g Paprika

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Barley Paprika
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
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

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)

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.