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Barley vs Winged bean - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Barley and Winged bean

  • Barley has more Selenium, Manganese, Phosphorus, Magnesium, Vitamin B1, Iron, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B3, and Zinc, however Winged bean is higher in Copper.
  • Winged bean covers your daily need of Copper 99% more than Barley.
  • Barley has 54 times more Selenium than Winged bean. While Barley has 37.7µg of Selenium, Winged bean has only 0.7µg.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Barley, hulled and Winged bean tuber, raw.

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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 Iron +80%
Contains more Magnesium +454.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +486.7%
Contains less Sodium -65.7%
Contains more Zinc +99.3%
Contains more Potassium +29.6%
Contains more Copper +178.3%
Equal in Calcium - 30
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 10% 135% 95% 114% 40% 2% 76% 166%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 9% 75% 18% 20% 52% 5% 38% 462%
Contains more Iron +80%
Contains more Magnesium +454.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +486.7%
Contains less Sodium -65.7%
Contains more Zinc +99.3%
Contains more Potassium +29.6%
Contains more Copper +178.3%
Equal in Calcium - 30

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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Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +70.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +91.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +180.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +143.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +324%
Equal in Folate - 19
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 0% 0% 0% 0% 95% 35% 31% 7% 18% 15% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +70.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +91.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +180.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +143.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +324%
Equal in Folate - 19

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Barley Winged bean Opinion
Net carbs 56.18g 28.1g Barley
Protein 12.48g 11.6g Barley
Fats 2.3g 0.9g Barley
Carbs 73.48g 28.1g Barley
Calories 354kcal 148kcal Barley
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0.8g g Winged bean
Fiber 17.3g g Barley
Calcium 33mg 30mg Barley
Iron 3.6mg 2mg Barley
Magnesium 133mg 24mg Barley
Phosphorus 264mg 45mg Barley
Potassium 452mg 586mg Winged bean
Sodium 12mg 35mg Barley
Zinc 2.77mg 1.39mg Barley
Copper 0.498mg 1.386mg Winged bean
Vitamin A 22IU 0IU Barley
Vitamin E 0.57mg mg Barley
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.646mg 0.379mg Barley
Vitamin B2 0.285mg 0.149mg Barley
Vitamin B3 4.604mg 1.64mg Barley
Vitamin B5 0.282mg 0.116mg Barley
Vitamin B6 0.318mg 0.075mg Barley
Folate 19µg 19µg
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 2.2µg µg Barley
Tryptophan 0.208mg 0.252mg Winged bean
Threonine 0.424mg 0.451mg Winged bean
Isoleucine 0.456mg 0.425mg Barley
Leucine 0.848mg 0.64mg Barley
Lysine 0.465mg 0.592mg Winged bean
Methionine 0.24mg 0.143mg Barley
Phenylalanine 0.7mg 0.451mg Barley
Valine 0.612mg 0.599mg Barley
Histidine 0.281mg 0.241mg Barley
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat g 0g Barley
Saturated Fat 0.482g 0.222g Winged bean
Monounsaturated Fat 0.295g 0.234g Barley
Polyunsaturated fat 1.108g 0.174g Barley

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Barley Winged bean
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
17
Winged bean
Mineral Summary Score
80
Barley
85
Winged bean

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
70%
Winged bean
Carbohydrates
73%
Barley
28%
Winged bean
Fats
11%
Barley
4%
Winged bean

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Winged bean
Winged bean is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.8g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Winged bean
Winged bean is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.26g)
Which food is cheaper?
Winged bean
Winged bean is cheaper (difference - $1)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Barley
Barley contains less Sodium (difference - 23mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Barley
Barley is lower in glycemic index (difference - 4)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Barley
Barley is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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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. Winged bean - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170070/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.