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Kidney bean vs Barley - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Kidney bean and Barley

  • Kidney bean has more Folate, Iron, Copper, Fiber, Potassium, Phosphorus, and Vitamin K, while Barley has more Selenium, Manganese, and Vitamin B3.
  • Kidney bean's daily need coverage for Folate is 94% higher.
  • Barley contains 9 times less Vitamin K than Kidney bean. Kidney bean contains 19µg of Vitamin K, while Barley contains 2.2µg.

The food types used in this comparison are Beans, kidney, all types, 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 +127.8%
Contains more Calcium +333.3%
Contains more Potassium +211.1%
Contains more Copper +92.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +54.2%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Equal in Magnesium - 133
Equal in Zinc - 2.77
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 308% 43% 125% 100% 320% 77% 175% 4%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 135% 10% 40% 95% 166% 76% 114% 2%
Contains more Iron +127.8%
Contains more Calcium +333.3%
Contains more Potassium +211.1%
Contains more Copper +92.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +54.2%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Equal in Magnesium - 133
Equal in Zinc - 2.77

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 C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +176.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +24.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +763.6%
Contains more Folate +1973.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +159.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +22.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +30.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +123.5%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 15% 0% 5% 0% 133% 51% 39% 47% 92% 0% 48% 296%
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 C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +176.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +24.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +763.6%
Contains more Folate +1973.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +159.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +22.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +30.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +123.5%

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
60
Kidney bean
36
Barley
Mineral Summary Score
143
Kidney 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
141%
Kidney bean
75%
Barley
Carbohydrates
60%
Kidney bean
73%
Barley
Fats
4%
Kidney 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.
Kidney bean Barley
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

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Kidney 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 Saturated Fat?
Kidney bean
Kidney bean is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.362g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Kidney bean
Kidney bean is lower in glycemic index (difference - 6)
Which food is cheaper?
Kidney bean
Kidney bean is cheaper (difference - $0.3)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Kidney bean
Kidney bean is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Barley
Barley is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.43g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Barley
Barley contains less Sodium (difference - 12mg)
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 Kidney bean Barley Opinion
Calories 333 354 Barley
Protein 23.58 12.48 Kidney bean
Fats 0.83 2.3 Barley
Vitamin C 4.5 0 Kidney bean
Carbs 60.01 73.48 Barley
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 8.2 3.6 Kidney bean
Calcium 143 33 Kidney bean
Potassium 1406 452 Kidney bean
Magnesium 140 133 Kidney bean
Sugar 2.23 0.8 Barley
Fiber 24.9 17.3 Kidney bean
Copper 0.958 0.498 Kidney bean
Zinc 2.79 2.77 Kidney bean
Starch
Phosphorus 407 264 Kidney bean
Sodium 24 12 Barley
Vitamin A 0 22 Barley
Vitamin E 0.22 0.57 Barley
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.529 0.646 Barley
Vitamin B2 0.219 0.285 Barley
Vitamin B3 2.06 4.604 Barley
Vitamin B5 0.78 0.282 Kidney bean
Vitamin B6 0.397 0.318 Kidney bean
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 19 2.2 Kidney bean
Folate 394 19 Kidney bean
Trans Fat 0 Barley
Saturated Fat 0.12 0.482 Kidney bean
Monounsaturated Fat 0.064 0.295 Barley
Polyunsaturated fat 0.457 1.108 Barley
Tryptophan 0.279 0.208 Kidney bean
Threonine 0.992 0.424 Kidney bean
Isoleucine 1.041 0.456 Kidney bean
Leucine 1.882 0.848 Kidney bean
Lysine 1.618 0.465 Kidney bean
Methionine 0.355 0.24 Kidney bean
Phenylalanine 1.275 0.7 Kidney bean
Valine 1.233 0.612 Kidney bean
Histidine 0.656 0.281 Kidney 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. Kidney bean - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/175193/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.