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Black gram vs Barley - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Black gram and Barley different?

  • Black gram is richer in Folate, while Barley is higher in Manganese, Selenium, Fiber, Vitamin B1, Copper, Iron, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B3, and Zinc.
  • Barley covers your daily need of Manganese 67% more than Black gram.
  • Black gram contains 5 times more Folate than Barley. Black gram contains 94µg of Folate, while Barley contains 19µg.

Mungo beans, mature seeds, cooked, boiled, without salt and Barley, hulled types were used in this article.

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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 +60.6%
Contains less Sodium -41.7%
Contains more Iron +105.7%
Contains more Potassium +95.7%
Contains more Magnesium +111.1%
Contains more Copper +258.3%
Contains more Zinc +233.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +69.2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 66% 16% 21% 45% 47% 23% 67% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 135% 10% 40% 95% 166% 76% 114% 2%
Contains more Calcium +60.6%
Contains less Sodium -41.7%
Contains more Iron +105.7%
Contains more Potassium +95.7%
Contains more Magnesium +111.1%
Contains more Copper +258.3%
Contains more Zinc +233.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +69.2%

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 A +40.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +53.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +22.7%
Contains more Folate +394.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +280%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +330.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +280%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +206.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +448.3%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 4% 2% 3% 0% 38% 18% 29% 26% 14% 0% 7% 71%
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 A +40.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +53.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +22.7%
Contains more Folate +394.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +280%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +330.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +280%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +206.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +448.3%

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
17
Black gram
36
Barley
Mineral Summary Score
35
Black gram
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
45%
Black gram
75%
Barley
Carbohydrates
18%
Black gram
73%
Barley
Fats
3%
Black gram
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.
Black gram Barley
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in price Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Black gram 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 contains less Sodium?
Black gram
Black gram contains less Sodium (difference - 5mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Black gram
Black gram is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.444g)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Barley
Barley is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.21g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Barley
Barley is lower in glycemic index (difference - 15)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Barley
Barley is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($1.5)
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 Black gram Barley Opinion
Calories 105 354 Barley
Protein 7.54 12.48 Barley
Fats 0.55 2.3 Barley
Vitamin C 1 0 Black gram
Carbs 18.34 73.48 Barley
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 1.75 3.6 Barley
Calcium 53 33 Black gram
Potassium 231 452 Barley
Magnesium 63 133 Barley
Sugar 2.01 0.8 Barley
Fiber 6.4 17.3 Barley
Copper 0.139 0.498 Barley
Zinc 0.83 2.77 Barley
Starch
Phosphorus 156 264 Barley
Sodium 7 12 Black gram
Vitamin A 31 22 Black gram
Vitamin E 0.15 0.57 Barley
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.15 0.646 Barley
Vitamin B2 0.075 0.285 Barley
Vitamin B3 1.5 4.604 Barley
Vitamin B5 0.433 0.282 Black gram
Vitamin B6 0.058 0.318 Barley
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 2.7 2.2 Black gram
Folate 94 19 Black gram
Trans Fat 0 Barley
Saturated Fat 0.038 0.482 Black gram
Monounsaturated Fat 0.029 0.295 Barley
Polyunsaturated fat 0.359 1.108 Barley
Tryptophan 0.078 0.208 Barley
Threonine 0.262 0.424 Barley
Isoleucine 0.385 0.456 Barley
Leucine 0.625 0.848 Barley
Lysine 0.5 0.465 Black gram
Methionine 0.11 0.24 Barley
Phenylalanine 0.44 0.7 Barley
Valine 0.423 0.612 Barley
Histidine 0.211 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. Black gram - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172427/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.