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Black turtle bean vs. Barley — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Black turtle bean and Barley

  • Black turtle bean has more Folate, Iron, Copper, Potassium, Phosphorus, Vitamin B1, and Calcium, however, Barley is richer in Selenium, Manganese, and Vitamin B3.
  • Black turtle bean covers your daily Folate needs 106% more than Barley.
  • Barley has 5 times less Calcium than Black turtle bean. Black turtle bean has 160mg of Calcium, while Barley has 33mg.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Beans, black turtle, mature seeds, raw and Barley, hulled.

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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 +384.8%
Contains more Iron +141.7%
Contains more Magnesium +20.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +66.7%
Contains more Potassium +231.9%
Contains less Sodium -25%
Contains more Copper +100.8%
Contains more Zinc +25.9%
Contains more Manganese +94.3%
Contains more Selenium +1078.1%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 48% 327% 115% 189% 133% 2% 60% 334% 131% 18%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 10% 135% 95% 114% 40% 2% 76% 166% 254% 206%
Contains more Calcium +384.8%
Contains more Iron +141.7%
Contains more Magnesium +20.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +66.7%
Contains more Potassium +231.9%
Contains less Sodium -25%
Contains more Copper +100.8%
Contains more Zinc +25.9%
Contains more Manganese +94.3%
Contains more Selenium +1078.1%

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 B1 +39.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +218.8%
Contains more Folate +2236.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +154.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +29.4%
Contains more Vitamin E +171.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +47.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +135.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +11.2%
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% 5% 0% 0% 225% 45% 37% 54% 66% 334% 0% 0% 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 B1 +39.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +218.8%
Contains more Folate +2236.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +154.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +29.4%
Contains more Vitamin E +171.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +47.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +135.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +11.2%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +70.3%
Contains more Water +16.5%
Contains more Other +56.5%
Contains more Fats +155.6%
Contains more Carbs +16.2%
21% 63% 11% 4%
Protein: 21.25 g
Fats: 0.9 g
Carbs: 63.25 g
Water: 11 g
Other: 3.6 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 +70.3%
Contains more Water +16.5%
Contains more Other +56.5%
Contains more Fats +155.6%
Contains more Carbs +16.2%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -51.9%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +278.2%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +186.3%
33% 11% 56%
Saturated Fat: 0.232 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.078 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.387 g
26% 16% 59%
Saturated Fat: 0.482 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.295 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.108 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -51.9%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +278.2%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +186.3%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Black turtle bean Barley Opinion
Net carbs 47.75g 56.18g Barley
Protein 21.25g 12.48g Black turtle bean
Fats 0.9g 2.3g Barley
Carbs 63.25g 73.48g Barley
Calories 339kcal 354kcal Barley
Sugar 2.12g 0.8g Barley
Fiber 15.5g 17.3g Barley
Calcium 160mg 33mg Black turtle bean
Iron 8.7mg 3.6mg Black turtle bean
Magnesium 160mg 133mg Black turtle bean
Phosphorus 440mg 264mg Black turtle bean
Potassium 1500mg 452mg Black turtle bean
Sodium 9mg 12mg Black turtle bean
Zinc 2.2mg 2.77mg Barley
Copper 1mg 0.498mg Black turtle bean
Manganese 1mg 1.943mg Barley
Selenium 3.2µg 37.7µg Barley
Vitamin A 17IU 22IU Barley
Vitamin A RAE 0µg 1µg Barley
Vitamin E 0.21mg 0.57mg Barley
Vitamin B1 0.9mg 0.646mg Black turtle bean
Vitamin B2 0.193mg 0.285mg Barley
Vitamin B3 1.955mg 4.604mg Barley
Vitamin B5 0.899mg 0.282mg Black turtle bean
Vitamin B6 0.286mg 0.318mg Barley
Folate 444µg 19µg Black turtle bean
Vitamin K 5.6µg 2.2µg Black turtle bean
Tryptophan 0.252mg 0.208mg Black turtle bean
Threonine 0.894mg 0.424mg Black turtle bean
Isoleucine 0.938mg 0.456mg Black turtle bean
Leucine 1.697mg 0.848mg Black turtle bean
Lysine 1.459mg 0.465mg Black turtle bean
Methionine 0.32mg 0.24mg Black turtle bean
Phenylalanine 1.149mg 0.7mg Black turtle bean
Valine 1.112mg 0.612mg Black turtle bean
Histidine 0.592mg 0.281mg Black turtle bean
Saturated Fat 0.232g 0.482g Black turtle bean
Monounsaturated Fat 0.078g 0.295g Barley
Polyunsaturated fat 0.387g 1.108g Barley

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Black turtle bean 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
60%
Black turtle bean
34%
Barley
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
135%
Black turtle bean
110%
Barley

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Black turtle bean
Black turtle bean contains less Sodium (difference - 3mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Black turtle bean
Black turtle bean is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.25g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Black turtle bean
Black turtle bean is lower in glycemic index (difference - 8)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Barley
Barley is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.32g)
Which food is cheaper?
Barley
Barley is cheaper (difference - $0.1)
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.
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. Black turtle bean - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/175186/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.