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Cranberry bean vs Barley - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Cranberry bean and Barley

  • Cranberry bean has more Folate, Copper, Fiber, Potassium, Iron, Phosphorus, and Calcium, however Barley is higher in Selenium, Manganese, and Vitamin B3.
  • Cranberry bean covers your daily need of Folate 146% more than Barley.
  • Cranberry bean has 4 times more Calcium than Barley. While Cranberry bean has 127mg of Calcium, Barley has only 33mg.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Beans, cranberry (roman), 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" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Contains more Iron +38.9%
Contains more Calcium +284.8%
Contains more Potassium +194.7%
Contains more Magnesium +17.3%
Contains more Copper +59.4%
Contains more Zinc +31%
Contains more Phosphorus +40.9%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 188% 39% 118% 112% 265% 99% 160% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 135% 10% 40% 95% 166% 76% 114% 2%
Contains more Iron +38.9%
Contains more Calcium +284.8%
Contains more Potassium +194.7%
Contains more Magnesium +17.3%
Contains more Copper +59.4%
Contains more Zinc +31%
Contains more Phosphorus +40.9%
Contains less Sodium -50%

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
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Barley
Contains more Vitamin B1 +15.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +165.2%
Contains more Folate +3078.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +1000%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +33.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +216.4%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.318
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 1% 0% 0% 187% 50% 28% 45% 72% 0% 0% 453%
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%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +15.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +165.2%
Contains more Folate +3078.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +1000%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +33.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +216.4%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.318

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
69
Cranberry bean
36
Barley
Mineral Summary Score
122
Cranberry bean
80
Barley

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
138%
Cranberry bean
75%
Barley
Carbohydrates
60%
Cranberry bean
73%
Barley
Fats
6%
Cranberry bean
11%
Barley

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

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Cranberry bean Barley
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?
Cranberry bean
Cranberry bean is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.8g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cranberry bean
Cranberry bean contains less Sodium (difference - 6mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cranberry bean
Cranberry bean is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.166g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Cranberry bean
Cranberry bean is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Barley
Barley is lower in glycemic index (difference - 7)
Which food is cheaper?
Barley
Barley is cheaper (difference - $0.9)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Cranberry bean Barley Opinion
Calories 335 354 Barley
Protein 23.03 12.48 Cranberry bean
Fats 1.23 2.3 Barley
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 60.05 73.48 Barley
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 5 3.6 Cranberry bean
Calcium 127 33 Cranberry bean
Potassium 1332 452 Cranberry bean
Magnesium 156 133 Cranberry bean
Sugar 0.8 Cranberry bean
Fiber 24.7 17.3 Cranberry bean
Copper 0.794 0.498 Cranberry bean
Zinc 3.63 2.77 Cranberry bean
Starch
Phosphorus 372 264 Cranberry bean
Sodium 6 12 Cranberry bean
Vitamin A 2 22 Barley
Vitamin E 0.57 Barley
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.747 0.646 Cranberry bean
Vitamin B2 0.213 0.285 Barley
Vitamin B3 1.455 4.604 Barley
Vitamin B5 0.748 0.282 Cranberry bean
Vitamin B6 0.309 0.318 Barley
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 2.2 Barley
Folate 604 19 Cranberry bean
Trans Fat 0 Barley
Saturated Fat 0.316 0.482 Cranberry bean
Monounsaturated Fat 0.106 0.295 Barley
Polyunsaturated fat 0.527 1.108 Barley
Tryptophan 0.273 0.208 Cranberry bean
Threonine 0.969 0.424 Cranberry bean
Isoleucine 1.017 0.456 Cranberry bean
Leucine 1.838 0.848 Cranberry bean
Lysine 1.58 0.465 Cranberry bean
Methionine 0.346 0.24 Cranberry bean
Phenylalanine 1.245 0.7 Cranberry bean
Valine 1.205 0.612 Cranberry bean
Histidine 0.641 0.281 Cranberry bean
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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. Cranberry bean - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/175189/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.