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Barley vs Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean) - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Barley and Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)

  • Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean) has less Manganese, Selenium, Copper, Vitamin B1, Iron, Phosphorus, Vitamin B3, Vitamin B6, Zinc, and Magnesium than Barley.
  • Barley covers your daily need of Manganese 76% more than Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean).
  • Barley has 25 times more Selenium than Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean). While Barley has 37.7µg of Selenium, Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean) has only 1.5µg.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Barley, hulled and Yardlong bean, 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 +666%
Contains more Potassium +88.3%
Contains more Magnesium +202.3%
Contains more Copper +937.5%
Contains more Zinc +648.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +347.5%
Contains more Calcium +51.5%
Contains less Sodium -66.7%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 135% 10% 40% 95% 166% 76% 114% 2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 18% 15% 22% 32% 16% 11% 26% 1%
Contains more Iron +666%
Contains more Potassium +88.3%
Contains more Magnesium +202.3%
Contains more Copper +937.5%
Contains more Zinc +648.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +347.5%
Contains more Calcium +51.5%
Contains less Sodium -66.7%

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
7
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Contains more Vitamin B1 +503.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +159.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1022.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +412.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1225%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +3831.8%
Contains more Folate +226.3%
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 63% 52% 0% 0% 27% 26% 8% 4% 6% 0% 0% 47%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +503.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +159.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1022.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +412.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1225%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +3831.8%
Contains more Folate +226.3%

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
19
Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Mineral Summary Score
80
Barley
17
Yardlong bean (Asparagus 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
17%
Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Carbohydrates
73%
Barley
8%
Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Fats
11%
Barley
2%
Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)

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 Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

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Barley Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
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 lower in Sugar?
Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean) is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.8g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean) contains less Sodium (difference - 8mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean) is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.377g)
Which food is cheaper?
Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean) is cheaper (difference - $1.5)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Barley
Barley is lower in glycemic index (difference - 58)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Barley
Barley is relatively richer in minerals
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)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Barley Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean) Opinion
Calories 354 47 Barley
Protein 12.48 2.8 Barley
Fats 2.3 0.4 Barley
Vitamin C 0 18.8 Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Carbs 73.48 8.35 Barley
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 3.6 0.47 Barley
Calcium 33 50 Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Potassium 452 240 Barley
Magnesium 133 44 Barley
Sugar 0.8 Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Fiber 17.3 Barley
Copper 0.498 0.048 Barley
Zinc 2.77 0.37 Barley
Starch
Phosphorus 264 59 Barley
Sodium 12 4 Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Vitamin A 22 865 Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Vitamin E 0.57 Barley
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.646 0.107 Barley
Vitamin B2 0.285 0.11 Barley
Vitamin B3 4.604 0.41 Barley
Vitamin B5 0.282 0.055 Barley
Vitamin B6 0.318 0.024 Barley
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 2.2 Barley
Folate 19 62 Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Trans Fat 0 Barley
Saturated Fat 0.482 0.105 Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Monounsaturated Fat 0.295 0.036 Barley
Polyunsaturated fat 1.108 0.169 Barley
Tryptophan 0.208 0.032 Barley
Threonine 0.424 0.104 Barley
Isoleucine 0.456 0.15 Barley
Leucine 0.848 0.2 Barley
Lysine 0.465 0.184 Barley
Methionine 0.24 0.04 Barley
Phenylalanine 0.7 0.154 Barley
Valine 0.612 0.162 Barley
Histidine 0.281 0.09 Barley
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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. Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean) - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169222/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.