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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 Calcium +333.3%
Contains more Iron +127.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +54.2%
Contains more Potassium +211.1%
Contains more Copper +92.4%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Equal in Magnesium - 133
Equal in Zinc - 2.77
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 43% 308% 100% 175% 125% 4% 77% 320%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 10% 135% 95% 114% 40% 2% 76% 166%
Contains more Calcium +333.3%
Contains more Iron +127.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +54.2%
Contains more Potassium +211.1%
Contains more Copper +92.4%
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 Folate +1973.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +763.6%
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 A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 5% 0% 15% 133% 51% 39% 47% 92% 296% 0% 48%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 2% 12% 0% 0% 162% 66% 87% 17% 74% 15% 0% 6%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +176.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +24.8%
Contains more Folate +1973.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +763.6%
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%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Kidney bean Barley Opinion
Net carbs 35.11g 56.18g Barley
Protein 23.58g 12.48g Kidney bean
Fats 0.83g 2.3g Barley
Carbs 60.01g 73.48g Barley
Calories 333kcal 354kcal Barley
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 2.23g 0.8g Barley
Fiber 24.9g 17.3g Kidney bean
Calcium 143mg 33mg Kidney bean
Iron 8.2mg 3.6mg Kidney bean
Magnesium 140mg 133mg Kidney bean
Phosphorus 407mg 264mg Kidney bean
Potassium 1406mg 452mg Kidney bean
Sodium 24mg 12mg Barley
Zinc 2.79mg 2.77mg Kidney bean
Copper 0.958mg 0.498mg Kidney bean
Vitamin A 0IU 22IU Barley
Vitamin E 0.22mg 0.57mg Barley
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 4.5mg 0mg Kidney bean
Vitamin B1 0.529mg 0.646mg Barley
Vitamin B2 0.219mg 0.285mg Barley
Vitamin B3 2.06mg 4.604mg Barley
Vitamin B5 0.78mg 0.282mg Kidney bean
Vitamin B6 0.397mg 0.318mg Kidney bean
Folate 394µg 19µg Kidney bean
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 19µg 2.2µg Kidney bean
Tryptophan 0.279mg 0.208mg Kidney bean
Threonine 0.992mg 0.424mg Kidney bean
Isoleucine 1.041mg 0.456mg Kidney bean
Leucine 1.882mg 0.848mg Kidney bean
Lysine 1.618mg 0.465mg Kidney bean
Methionine 0.355mg 0.24mg Kidney bean
Phenylalanine 1.275mg 0.7mg Kidney bean
Valine 1.233mg 0.612mg Kidney bean
Histidine 0.656mg 0.281mg Kidney bean
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g g Barley
Saturated Fat 0.12g 0.482g Kidney bean
Monounsaturated Fat 0.064g 0.295g Barley
Polyunsaturated fat 0.457g 1.108g Barley

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Kidney bean Barley
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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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

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.

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.