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Bean raw vs. Barley — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Bean raw and Barley?

  • Bean raw is richer in Folate, Copper, Potassium, Phosphorus, Iron, Vitamin B6, and Magnesium, yet Barley is richer in Manganese, Vitamin B3, and Selenium.
  • Bean raw's daily need coverage for Folate is 127% higher.
  • Bean raw has 3 times more Potassium than Barley. Bean raw has 1393mg of Potassium, while Barley has 452mg.

We used Beans, pinto, mature seeds, raw and Barley, hulled types in this comparison.

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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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Calcium +242.4%
Contains more Iron +40.8%
Contains more Magnesium +32.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +55.7%
Contains more Potassium +208.2%
Contains more Copper +79.3%
Contains more Zinc +21.5%
Contains more Manganese +69.3%
Contains more Selenium +35.1%
Equal in Sodium - 12
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 34% 191% 126% 177% 123% 2% 63% 298% 150% 153%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 10% 135% 95% 114% 40% 2% 76% 166% 254% 206%
Contains more Calcium +242.4%
Contains more Iron +40.8%
Contains more Magnesium +32.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +55.7%
Contains more Potassium +208.2%
Contains more Copper +79.3%
Contains more Zinc +21.5%
Contains more Manganese +69.3%
Contains more Selenium +35.1%
Equal in Sodium - 12

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
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Barley
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +10.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +178.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +49.1%
Contains more Folate +2663.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +154.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +171.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +34.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +292.2%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.646
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 0% 5% 0% 21% 179% 49% 23% 48% 110% 394% 0% 37% 14%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 2% 12% 0% 0% 162% 66% 87% 17% 74% 15% 0% 0% 6%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +10.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +178.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +49.1%
Contains more Folate +2663.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +154.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +171.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +34.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +292.2%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.646

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +71.6%
Contains more Water +20%
Contains more Other +50.9%
Contains more Fats +87%
Contains more Carbs +17.5%
21% 63% 11% 3%
Protein: 21.42 g
Fats: 1.23 g
Carbs: 62.55 g
Water: 11.33 g
Other: 3.47 g
12% 2% 73% 9% 2%
Protein: 12.48 g
Fats: 2.3 g
Carbs: 73.48 g
Water: 9.44 g
Other: 2.3 g
Contains more Protein +71.6%
Contains more Water +20%
Contains more Other +50.9%
Contains more Fats +87%
Contains more Carbs +17.5%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -51.2%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +28.8%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +172.2%
27% 26% 47%
Saturated Fat: 0.235 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.229 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.407 g
26% 16% 59%
Saturated Fat: 0.482 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.295 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.108 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -51.2%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +28.8%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +172.2%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Bean raw Barley
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Lower in Sodium Equal
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in price Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Bean raw Barley Opinion
Net carbs 47.05g 56.18g Barley
Protein 21.42g 12.48g Bean raw
Fats 1.23g 2.3g Barley
Carbs 62.55g 73.48g Barley
Calories 347kcal 354kcal Barley
Starch 34.17g Bean raw
Sugar 2.11g 0.8g Barley
Fiber 15.5g 17.3g Barley
Calcium 113mg 33mg Bean raw
Iron 5.07mg 3.6mg Bean raw
Magnesium 176mg 133mg Bean raw
Phosphorus 411mg 264mg Bean raw
Potassium 1393mg 452mg Bean raw
Sodium 12mg 12mg
Zinc 2.28mg 2.77mg Barley
Copper 0.893mg 0.498mg Bean raw
Manganese 1.148mg 1.943mg Barley
Selenium 27.9µg 37.7µg Barley
Vitamin A 0IU 22IU Barley
Vitamin A RAE 0µg 1µg Barley
Vitamin E 0.21mg 0.57mg Barley
Vitamin C 6.3mg 0mg Bean raw
Vitamin B1 0.713mg 0.646mg Bean raw
Vitamin B2 0.212mg 0.285mg Barley
Vitamin B3 1.174mg 4.604mg Barley
Vitamin B5 0.785mg 0.282mg Bean raw
Vitamin B6 0.474mg 0.318mg Bean raw
Folate 525µg 19µg Bean raw
Choline 66.2mg Bean raw
Vitamin K 5.6µg 2.2µg Bean raw
Tryptophan 0.237mg 0.208mg Bean raw
Threonine 0.81mg 0.424mg Bean raw
Isoleucine 0.871mg 0.456mg Bean raw
Leucine 1.558mg 0.848mg Bean raw
Lysine 1.356mg 0.465mg Bean raw
Methionine 0.259mg 0.24mg Bean raw
Phenylalanine 1.095mg 0.7mg Bean raw
Valine 0.998mg 0.612mg Bean raw
Histidine 0.556mg 0.281mg Bean raw
Saturated Fat 0.235g 0.482g Bean raw
Monounsaturated Fat 0.229g 0.295g Barley
Polyunsaturated fat 0.407g 1.108g Barley

Which food is preferable for your diet?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Bean raw Barley
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
67%
Bean raw
34%
Barley
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
131%
Bean raw
110%
Barley

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Bean raw
Bean raw is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Bean raw
Bean raw is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.247g)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Barley
Barley is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.31g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Barley
Barley is lower in glycemic index (difference - 5)
Which food contains less Sodium?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sodium (12 mg)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($1.5)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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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

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Bean raw - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/175199/nutrients
  2. Barley - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170283/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.