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Hazelnut vs. Barley — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Hazelnut and Barley

  • Hazelnut has more Manganese, Copper, Vitamin E , Folate, Vitamin B6, and Iron, however, Barley has more Selenium, Fiber, and Vitamin B3.
  • Daily need coverage for Manganese from Hazelnut is 184% higher.
  • Barley has 26 times less Vitamin E than Hazelnut. Hazelnut has 15.03mg of Vitamin E , while Barley has 0.57mg.
  • Barley is lower in Saturated Fat.

Food types used in this article are Nuts, hazelnuts or filberts 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 +245.5%
Contains more Iron +30.6%
Contains more Magnesium +22.6%
Contains more Potassium +50.4%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Contains more Copper +246.4%
Contains more Manganese +217.8%
Contains more Zinc +13.1%
Contains more Selenium +1470.8%
Equal in Phosphorus - 264
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 35% 177% 117% 125% 60% 0% 67% 575% 806% 14%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 10% 135% 95% 114% 40% 2% 76% 166% 254% 206%
Contains more Calcium +245.5%
Contains more Iron +30.6%
Contains more Magnesium +22.6%
Contains more Potassium +50.4%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Contains more Copper +246.4%
Contains more Manganese +217.8%
Contains more Zinc +13.1%
Contains more Selenium +1470.8%
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" 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 E +2536.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +225.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +77%
Contains more Folate +494.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +545.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +152.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +155.8%
Equal in Vitamin A - 22
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.646
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% 301% 0% 21% 161% 27% 34% 56% 130% 85% 0% 25% 36%
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 E +2536.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +225.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +77%
Contains more Folate +494.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +545.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +152.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +155.8%
Equal in Vitamin A - 22
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.646

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +19.8%
Contains more Fats +2541.3%
Contains more Carbs +340%
Contains more Water +77.8%
Equal in Other - 2.3
15% 61% 17% 5% 2%
Protein: 14.95 g
Fats: 60.75 g
Carbs: 16.7 g
Water: 5.31 g
Other: 2.29 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 Protein +19.8%
Contains more Fats +2541.3%
Contains more Carbs +340%
Contains more Water +77.8%
Equal in Other - 2.3

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +15375.3%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +614.8%
Contains less Saturated Fat -89.2%
8% 79% 14%
Saturated Fat: 4.464 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 45.652 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 7.92 g
26% 16% 59%
Saturated Fat: 0.482 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.295 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.108 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +15375.3%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +614.8%
Contains less Saturated Fat -89.2%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Hazelnut Barley
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Hazelnut Barley Opinion
Net carbs 7g 56.18g Barley
Protein 14.95g 12.48g Hazelnut
Fats 60.75g 2.3g Hazelnut
Carbs 16.7g 73.48g Barley
Calories 628kcal 354kcal Hazelnut
Starch 0.48g Hazelnut
Fructose 0.07g Hazelnut
Sugar 4.34g 0.8g Barley
Fiber 9.7g 17.3g Barley
Calcium 114mg 33mg Hazelnut
Iron 4.7mg 3.6mg Hazelnut
Magnesium 163mg 133mg Hazelnut
Phosphorus 290mg 264mg Hazelnut
Potassium 680mg 452mg Hazelnut
Sodium 0mg 12mg Hazelnut
Zinc 2.45mg 2.77mg Barley
Copper 1.725mg 0.498mg Hazelnut
Manganese 6.175mg 1.943mg Hazelnut
Selenium 2.4µg 37.7µg Barley
Vitamin A 20IU 22IU Barley
Vitamin A RAE 1µg 1µg
Vitamin E 15.03mg 0.57mg Hazelnut
Vitamin C 6.3mg 0mg Hazelnut
Vitamin B1 0.643mg 0.646mg Barley
Vitamin B2 0.113mg 0.285mg Barley
Vitamin B3 1.8mg 4.604mg Barley
Vitamin B5 0.918mg 0.282mg Hazelnut
Vitamin B6 0.563mg 0.318mg Hazelnut
Folate 113µg 19µg Hazelnut
Choline 45.6mg Hazelnut
Vitamin K 14.2µg 2.2µg Hazelnut
Tryptophan 0.193mg 0.208mg Barley
Threonine 0.497mg 0.424mg Hazelnut
Isoleucine 0.545mg 0.456mg Hazelnut
Leucine 1.063mg 0.848mg Hazelnut
Lysine 0.42mg 0.465mg Barley
Methionine 0.221mg 0.24mg Barley
Phenylalanine 0.663mg 0.7mg Barley
Valine 0.701mg 0.612mg Hazelnut
Histidine 0.432mg 0.281mg Hazelnut
Saturated Fat 4.464g 0.482g Barley
Monounsaturated Fat 45.652g 0.295g Hazelnut
Polyunsaturated fat 7.92g 1.108g Hazelnut

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Hazelnut 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
67%
Hazelnut
34%
Barley
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
197%
Hazelnut
110%
Barley

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Hazelnut
Hazelnut contains less Sodium (difference - 12mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Hazelnut
Hazelnut is lower in glycemic index (difference - 13)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Hazelnut
Hazelnut is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Barley
Barley is lower in Sugar (difference - 3.54g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Barley
Barley is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 3.982g)
Which food is cheaper?
Barley
Barley is cheaper (difference - $1.7)
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. Hazelnut - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170581/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.