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Noodle vs Barley - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Noodle and Barley

  • Noodle contains less Manganese, Fiber, Copper, Vitamin B1, Phosphorus, Magnesium, Iron, Selenium, Vitamin B6, and Zinc than Barley.
  • Daily need coverage for Manganese from Barley is 71% higher.

Food types used in this article are Noodles, egg, enriched, cooked 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
Noodle
1
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7
Barley
Contains less Sodium -58.3%
Contains more Calcium +175%
Contains more Iron +144.9%
Contains more Magnesium +533.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +247.4%
Contains more Potassium +1089.5%
Contains more Zinc +326.2%
Contains more Copper +408.2%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 56% 15% 33% 4% 1% 18% 33%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 10% 135% 95% 114% 40% 2% 76% 166%
Contains less Sodium -58.3%
Contains more Calcium +175%
Contains more Iron +144.9%
Contains more Magnesium +533.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +247.4%
Contains more Potassium +1089.5%
Contains more Zinc +326.2%
Contains more Copper +408.2%

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
Noodle
3
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8
Barley
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Folate +342.1%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +235.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +123.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +109.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +121.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +591.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Equal in Vitamin A - 22
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.282
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 2% 4% 3% 0% 73% 32% 39% 16% 11% 63% 12% 0%
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 D +∞%
Contains more Folate +342.1%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +235.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +123.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +109.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +121.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +591.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Equal in Vitamin A - 22
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.282

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Noodle Barley Opinion
Net carbs 23.96g 56.18g Barley
Protein 4.54g 12.48g Barley
Fats 2.07g 2.3g Barley
Carbs 25.16g 73.48g Barley
Calories 138kcal 354kcal Barley
Starch g g
Fructose 0g g Noodle
Sugar 0.4g 0.8g Noodle
Fiber 1.2g 17.3g Barley
Calcium 12mg 33mg Barley
Iron 1.47mg 3.6mg Barley
Magnesium 21mg 133mg Barley
Phosphorus 76mg 264mg Barley
Potassium 38mg 452mg Barley
Sodium 5mg 12mg Noodle
Zinc 0.65mg 2.77mg Barley
Copper 0.098mg 0.498mg Barley
Vitamin A 21IU 22IU Barley
Vitamin E 0.17mg 0.57mg Barley
Vitamin D 4IU 0IU Noodle
Vitamin D 0.1µg 0µg Noodle
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.289mg 0.646mg Barley
Vitamin B2 0.136mg 0.285mg Barley
Vitamin B3 2.077mg 4.604mg Barley
Vitamin B5 0.263mg 0.282mg Barley
Vitamin B6 0.046mg 0.318mg Barley
Folate 84µg 19µg Noodle
Vitamin B12 0.09µg 0µg Noodle
Vitamin K 0µg 2.2µg Barley
Tryptophan 0.043mg 0.208mg Barley
Threonine 0.138mg 0.424mg Barley
Isoleucine 0.19mg 0.456mg Barley
Leucine 0.365mg 0.848mg Barley
Lysine 0.137mg 0.465mg Barley
Methionine 0.086mg 0.24mg Barley
Phenylalanine 0.24mg 0.7mg Barley
Valine 0.22mg 0.612mg Barley
Histidine 0.121mg 0.281mg Barley
Cholesterol 29mg 0mg Barley
Trans Fat 0.029g g Barley
Saturated Fat 0.419g 0.482g Noodle
Monounsaturated Fat 0.581g 0.295g Noodle
Polyunsaturated fat 0.552g 1.108g Barley

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Noodle 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
21
Noodle
36
Barley
Mineral Summary Score
20
Noodle
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
27%
Noodle
75%
Barley
Carbohydrates
25%
Noodle
73%
Barley
Fats
10%
Noodle
11%
Barley

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Noodle
Noodle is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.4g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Noodle
Noodle contains less Sodium (difference - 7mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Noodle
Noodle is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.063g)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Barley
Barley is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 29mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Barley
Barley is lower in glycemic index (difference - 22)
Which food is cheaper?
Barley
Barley is cheaper (difference - $0.5)
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

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. Noodle - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169732/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.