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Barley vs Cayenne pepper - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Barley and Cayenne pepper

  • Barley has more Selenium, however Cayenne pepper is higher in Vitamin A, Vitamin E , Vitamin B6, Vitamin C, Vitamin K, Iron, Vitamin B2, Potassium, and Fiber.
  • Cayenne pepper covers your daily Vitamin A needs 231% more than Barley.
  • Cayenne pepper contains 4 times less Selenium than Barley. Barley contains 37.7µg of Selenium, while Cayenne pepper contains 8.8µg.

Food varieties used in this article are Barley, hulled and Spices, pepper, red or cayenne.

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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
Contains more Copper +33.5%
Contains more Zinc +11.7%
Contains less Sodium -60%
Contains more Iron +116.7%
Contains more Calcium +348.5%
Contains more Potassium +345.6%
Contains more Magnesium +14.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +11%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 135% 10% 40% 95% 166% 76% 114% 2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 293% 45% 178% 109% 125% 68% 126% 4%
Contains more Copper +33.5%
Contains more Zinc +11.7%
Contains less Sodium -60%
Contains more Iron +116.7%
Contains more Calcium +348.5%
Contains more Potassium +345.6%
Contains more Magnesium +14.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +11%

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 +97%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +189036.4%
Contains more Vitamin E +5133.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +222.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +89%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +670.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +3550%
Contains more Folate +457.9%
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 255% 2497% 597% 0% 82% 213% 164% 0% 566% 0% 201% 80%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +97%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +189036.4%
Contains more Vitamin E +5133.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +222.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +89%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +670.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +3550%
Contains more Folate +457.9%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Barley Cayenne pepper Opinion
Calories 354kcal 318kcal Barley
Protein 12.48g 12.01g Barley
Fats 2.3g 17.27g Cayenne pepper
Vitamin C 0mg 76.4mg Cayenne pepper
Net carbs 56.18g 29.43g Barley
Carbs 73.48g 56.63g Barley
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Iron 3.6mg 7.8mg Cayenne pepper
Calcium 33mg 148mg Cayenne pepper
Potassium 452mg 2014mg Cayenne pepper
Magnesium 133mg 152mg Cayenne pepper
Sugar 0.8g 10.34g Barley
Fiber 17.3g 27.2g Cayenne pepper
Copper 0.498mg 0.373mg Barley
Zinc 2.77mg 2.48mg Barley
Starch g g
Phosphorus 264mg 293mg Cayenne pepper
Sodium 12mg 30mg Barley
Vitamin A 22IU 41610IU Cayenne pepper
Vitamin E 0.57mg 29.83mg Cayenne pepper
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin B1 0.646mg 0.328mg Barley
Vitamin B2 0.285mg 0.919mg Cayenne pepper
Vitamin B3 4.604mg 8.701mg Cayenne pepper
Vitamin B5 0.282mg mg Barley
Vitamin B6 0.318mg 2.45mg Cayenne pepper
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 2.2µg 80.3µg Cayenne pepper
Folate 19µg 106µg Cayenne pepper
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 0.482g 3.26g Barley
Monounsaturated Fat 0.295g 2.75g Cayenne pepper
Polyunsaturated fat 1.108g 8.37g Cayenne pepper
Tryptophan 0.208mg mg Barley
Threonine 0.424mg mg Barley
Isoleucine 0.456mg mg Barley
Leucine 0.848mg mg Barley
Lysine 0.465mg mg Barley
Methionine 0.24mg mg Barley
Phenylalanine 0.7mg mg Barley
Valine 0.612mg mg Barley
Histidine 0.281mg mg Barley
Fructose g g

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Barley Cayenne pepper
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs 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
388
Cayenne pepper
Mineral Summary Score
80
Barley
118
Cayenne pepper

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
72%
Cayenne pepper
Carbohydrates
73%
Barley
57%
Cayenne pepper
Fats
11%
Barley
80%
Cayenne pepper

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Cayenne pepper
Cayenne pepper is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Cayenne pepper
Cayenne pepper 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 - 18mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Barley
Barley is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.778g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Barley
Barley is lower in glycemic index (difference - 4)
Which food is cheaper?
Barley
Barley is cheaper (difference - $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. Cayenne pepper - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170932/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.