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Black pepper vs Barley - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Black pepper and Barley

  • Black pepper has more Manganese, Vitamin K, Copper, Iron, Calcium, Fiber, Potassium, and Vitamin B5, however Barley has more Selenium, and Vitamin B1.
  • Daily need coverage for Manganese from Black pepper is 470% higher.
  • Barley has 74 times less Vitamin K than Black pepper. Black pepper has 163.7µg of Vitamin K, while Barley has 2.2µg.

Food types used in this article are Spices, pepper, black 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 +1242.4%
Contains more Iron +169.7%
Contains more Magnesium +28.6%
Contains more Potassium +194%
Contains more Copper +167.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +67.1%
Contains less Sodium -40%
Contains more Zinc +132.8%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 133% 365% 123% 68% 118% 3% 33% 444%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 10% 135% 95% 114% 40% 2% 76% 166%
Contains more Calcium +1242.4%
Contains more Iron +169.7%
Contains more Magnesium +28.6%
Contains more Potassium +194%
Contains more Copper +167.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +67.1%
Contains less Sodium -40%
Contains more Zinc +132.8%

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 A +2386.4%
Contains more Vitamin E +82.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +396.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +7340.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +498.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +58.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +302.8%
Contains more Folate +11.8%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.318
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 33% 21% 0% 0% 27% 42% 22% 84% 68% 13% 0% 410%
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 A +2386.4%
Contains more Vitamin E +82.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +396.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +7340.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +498.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +58.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +302.8%
Contains more Folate +11.8%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.318

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Black pepper Barley Opinion
Net carbs 38.65g 56.18g Barley
Protein 10.39g 12.48g Barley
Fats 3.26g 2.3g Black pepper
Carbs 63.95g 73.48g Barley
Calories 251kcal 354kcal Barley
Starch g g
Fructose 0.23g g Black pepper
Sugar 0.64g 0.8g Black pepper
Fiber 25.3g 17.3g Black pepper
Calcium 443mg 33mg Black pepper
Iron 9.71mg 3.6mg Black pepper
Magnesium 171mg 133mg Black pepper
Phosphorus 158mg 264mg Barley
Potassium 1329mg 452mg Black pepper
Sodium 20mg 12mg Barley
Zinc 1.19mg 2.77mg Barley
Copper 1.33mg 0.498mg Black pepper
Vitamin A 547IU 22IU Black pepper
Vitamin E 1.04mg 0.57mg Black pepper
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.108mg 0.646mg Barley
Vitamin B2 0.18mg 0.285mg Barley
Vitamin B3 1.143mg 4.604mg Barley
Vitamin B5 1.399mg 0.282mg Black pepper
Vitamin B6 0.291mg 0.318mg Barley
Folate 17µg 19µg Barley
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 163.7µg 2.2µg Black pepper
Tryptophan 0.058mg 0.208mg Barley
Threonine 0.244mg 0.424mg Barley
Isoleucine 0.366mg 0.456mg Barley
Leucine 1.014mg 0.848mg Black pepper
Lysine 0.244mg 0.465mg Barley
Methionine 0.096mg 0.24mg Barley
Phenylalanine 0.446mg 0.7mg Barley
Valine 0.547mg 0.612mg Barley
Histidine 0.159mg 0.281mg Barley
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g g Barley
Saturated Fat 1.392g 0.482g Barley
Monounsaturated Fat 0.739g 0.295g Black pepper
Polyunsaturated fat 0.998g 1.108g Barley

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Black pepper 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
Black pepper
36
Barley
Mineral Summary Score
160
Black pepper
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
62%
Black pepper
75%
Barley
Carbohydrates
64%
Black pepper
73%
Barley
Fats
15%
Black pepper
11%
Barley

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Black pepper
Black pepper is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Black pepper
Black pepper is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.16g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Barley
Barley contains less Sodium (difference - 8mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Barley
Barley is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.91g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Barley
Barley is lower in glycemic index (difference - 4)
Which food is cheaper?
Barley
Barley is cheaper (difference - $1)
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. Black pepper - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170931/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.