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Chickpea vs Barley - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Chickpea and Barley

  • Chickpea has more Manganese, Folate, Vitamin B5, Copper, and Vitamin B6, however Barley is richer in Selenium, Fiber, Vitamin B3, Vitamin B1, and Magnesium.
  • Chickpea covers your daily Manganese needs 842% more than Barley.
  • Barley has 29 times less Folate than Chickpea. Chickpea has 557µg of Folate, while Barley has 19µg.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Chickpeas (garbanzo beans, bengal gram), 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 Iron +19.7%
Contains more Calcium +72.7%
Contains more Potassium +58.8%
Contains more Copper +31.7%
Contains more Magnesium +68.4%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Equal in Zinc - 2.77
Equal in Phosphorus - 264
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 162% 18% 64% 57% 219% 76% 108% 4%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 135% 10% 40% 95% 166% 76% 114% 2%
Contains more Iron +19.7%
Contains more Calcium +72.7%
Contains more Potassium +58.8%
Contains more Copper +31.7%
Contains more Magnesium +68.4%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Equal in Zinc - 2.77
Equal in Phosphorus - 264

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 +204.5%
Contains more Vitamin E +43.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +463.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +68.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +309.1%
Contains more Folate +2831.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +35.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +34.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +198.8%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 14% 5% 17% 0% 120% 49% 29% 96% 124% 0% 23% 418%
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 +204.5%
Contains more Vitamin E +43.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +463.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +68.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +309.1%
Contains more Folate +2831.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +35.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +34.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +198.8%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Chickpea Barley Opinion
Calories 378kcal 354kcal Chickpea
Protein 20.47g 12.48g Chickpea
Fats 6.04g 2.3g Chickpea
Vitamin C 4mg 0mg Chickpea
Net carbs 50.75g 56.18g Barley
Carbs 62.95g 73.48g Barley
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Iron 4.31mg 3.6mg Chickpea
Calcium 57mg 33mg Chickpea
Potassium 718mg 452mg Chickpea
Magnesium 79mg 133mg Barley
Sugar 10.7g 0.8g Barley
Fiber 12.2g 17.3g Barley
Copper 0.656mg 0.498mg Chickpea
Zinc 2.76mg 2.77mg Barley
Starch g g
Phosphorus 252mg 264mg Barley
Sodium 24mg 12mg Barley
Vitamin A 67IU 22IU Chickpea
Vitamin E 0.82mg 0.57mg Chickpea
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin B1 0.477mg 0.646mg Barley
Vitamin B2 0.212mg 0.285mg Barley
Vitamin B3 1.541mg 4.604mg Barley
Vitamin B5 1.588mg 0.282mg Chickpea
Vitamin B6 0.535mg 0.318mg Chickpea
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 9µg 2.2µg Chickpea
Folate 557µg 19µg Chickpea
Trans Fat 0g g Barley
Saturated Fat 0.603g 0.482g Barley
Monounsaturated Fat 1.377g 0.295g Chickpea
Polyunsaturated fat 2.731g 1.108g Chickpea
Tryptophan 0.2mg 0.208mg Barley
Threonine 0.766mg 0.424mg Chickpea
Isoleucine 0.882mg 0.456mg Chickpea
Leucine 1.465mg 0.848mg Chickpea
Lysine 1.377mg 0.465mg Chickpea
Methionine 0.27mg 0.24mg Chickpea
Phenylalanine 1.103mg 0.7mg Chickpea
Valine 0.865mg 0.612mg Chickpea
Histidine 0.566mg 0.281mg Chickpea
Fructose g g

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Chickpea Barley
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs 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
74
Chickpea
36
Barley
Mineral Summary Score
88
Chickpea
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
123%
Chickpea
75%
Barley
Carbohydrates
63%
Chickpea
73%
Barley
Fats
28%
Chickpea
11%
Barley

Comparison summary

Which food is cheaper?
Chickpea
Chickpea is cheaper (difference - $0.5)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Chickpea
Chickpea is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Barley
Barley is lower in Sugar (difference - 9.9g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Barley
Barley contains less Sodium (difference - 12mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Barley
Barley is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.121g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Barley
Barley is lower in glycemic index (difference - 8)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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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. Chickpea - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173756/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.