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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" charts 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 Manganese +556.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +67.1%
Contains less Sodium -40%
Contains more Zinc +132.8%
Contains more Selenium +669.4%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 133% 365% 123% 68% 118% 3% 33% 444% 1664% 27%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 10% 135% 95% 114% 40% 2% 76% 166% 254% 206%
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 Manganese +556.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +67.1%
Contains less Sodium -40%
Contains more Zinc +132.8%
Contains more Selenium +669.4%

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts 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 Choline Vitamin K 33% 21% 0% 0% 27% 42% 22% 84% 68% 13% 0% 7% 410%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 2% 12% 0% 0% 162% 66% 87% 17% 74% 15% 0% 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

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Fats +41.7%
Contains more Water +32%
Contains more Other +332.2%
Contains more Protein +20.1%
Contains more Carbs +14.9%
10% 3% 64% 12% 10%
Protein: 10.39 g
Fats: 3.26 g
Carbs: 63.95 g
Water: 12.46 g
Other: 9.94 g
12% 2% 73% 9% 2%
Protein: 12.48 g
Fats: 2.3 g
Carbs: 73.48 g
Water: 9.44 g
Other: 2.3 g
Contains more Fats +41.7%
Contains more Water +32%
Contains more Other +332.2%
Contains more Protein +20.1%
Contains more Carbs +14.9%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +150.5%
Contains less Saturated Fat -65.4%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +11%
44% 24% 32%
Saturated Fat: 1.392 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.739 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.998 g
26% 16% 59%
Saturated Fat: 0.482 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.295 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.108 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +150.5%
Contains less Saturated Fat -65.4%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +11%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the 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
Fructose 0.23g 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
Manganese 12.753mg 1.943mg Black pepper
Selenium 4.9µg 37.7µg Barley
Vitamin A 547IU 22IU Black pepper
Vitamin A RAE 27µg 1µg Black pepper
Vitamin E 1.04mg 0.57mg Black pepper
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
Choline 11.3mg Black pepper
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
Saturated Fat 1.392g 0.482g Barley
Monounsaturated Fat 0.739g 0.295g Black pepper
Polyunsaturated fat 0.998g 1.108g Barley
Omega-3 - ALA 0.152g Black pepper

Which food is preferable for your diet?

ok
ok
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

Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
56%
Black pepper
34%
Barley
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
297%
Black pepper
110%
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

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food 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.