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Navy bean vs Barley - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Navy bean and Barley

  • Navy bean has more Folate, however Barley is richer in Selenium, Manganese, Phosphorus, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B3, Vitamin C, Iron, Zinc, and Copper.
  • Barley covers your daily Selenium needs 67% more than Navy bean.
  • Barley has 7 times less Folate than Navy bean. Navy bean has 132µg of Folate, while Barley has 19µg.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Beans, navy, mature seeds, sprouted, 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
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Barley
Contains more Iron +86.5%
Contains more Calcium +120%
Contains more Potassium +47.2%
Contains more Magnesium +31.7%
Contains more Copper +39.9%
Contains more Zinc +211.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +164%
Equal in Sodium - 12
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 73% 5% 28% 73% 119% 25% 43% 2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 135% 10% 40% 95% 166% 76% 114% 2%
Contains more Iron +86.5%
Contains more Calcium +120%
Contains more Potassium +47.2%
Contains more Magnesium +31.7%
Contains more Copper +39.9%
Contains more Zinc +211.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +164%
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" 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 +192.6%
Contains more Folate +594.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +450%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +65.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +32.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +277.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +66.5%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 63% 1% 0% 0% 98% 50% 23% 50% 45% 0% 0% 99%
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 +192.6%
Contains more Folate +594.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +450%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +65.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +32.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +277.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +66.5%

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
35
Navy bean
36
Barley
Mineral Summary Score
45
Navy 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
37%
Navy bean
75%
Barley
Carbohydrates
13%
Navy bean
73%
Barley
Fats
3%
Navy 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.
Navy bean Barley
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

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Navy 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?
Navy bean
Navy bean is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.8g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Navy bean
Navy bean is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.397g)
Which food is cheaper?
Navy bean
Navy bean is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Barley
Barley contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Barley
Barley is lower in glycemic index (difference - 11)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Barley
Barley is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Barley
Barley is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Navy bean Barley Opinion
Calories 67 354 Barley
Protein 6.15 12.48 Barley
Fats 0.7 2.3 Barley
Vitamin C 18.8 0 Navy bean
Carbs 13.05 73.48 Barley
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 1.93 3.6 Barley
Calcium 15 33 Barley
Potassium 307 452 Barley
Magnesium 101 133 Barley
Sugar 0.8 Navy bean
Fiber 17.3 Barley
Copper 0.356 0.498 Barley
Zinc 0.89 2.77 Barley
Starch
Phosphorus 100 264 Barley
Sodium 13 12 Barley
Vitamin A 4 22 Barley
Vitamin E 0.57 Barley
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.39 0.646 Barley
Vitamin B2 0.215 0.285 Barley
Vitamin B3 1.22 4.604 Barley
Vitamin B5 0.825 0.282 Navy bean
Vitamin B6 0.191 0.318 Barley
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 2.2 Barley
Folate 132 19 Navy bean
Trans Fat 0 Barley
Saturated Fat 0.085 0.482 Navy bean
Monounsaturated Fat 0.052 0.295 Barley
Polyunsaturated fat 0.407 1.108 Barley
Tryptophan 0.064 0.208 Barley
Threonine 0.258 0.424 Barley
Isoleucine 0.273 0.456 Barley
Leucine 0.442 0.848 Barley
Lysine 0.35 0.465 Barley
Methionine 0.064 0.24 Barley
Phenylalanine 0.31 0.7 Barley
Valine 0.316 0.612 Barley
Histidine 0.172 0.281 Barley
Fructose

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. Navy bean - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169139/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.