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Peppermint vs. Barley — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Peppermint and Barley

  • The amount of Iron, Manganese, Vitamin C, Copper, Folate, Vitamin A RAE, Calcium, Fiber, Vitamin B2, and Potassium in Peppermint is higher than in Barley.
  • Peppermint covers your daily Iron needs 47% more than Barley.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Peppermint, fresh and Barley, pearled, cooked.

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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 +2109.1%
Contains more Iron +282%
Contains more Magnesium +263.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +35.2%
Contains more Potassium +511.8%
Contains more Zinc +35.4%
Contains more Copper +213.3%
Contains more Manganese +354.1%
Contains less Sodium -90.3%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 73% 191% 58% 32% 51% 5% 31% 110% 154% 0%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 4% 50% 16% 24% 9% 1% 23% 35% 34% 47%
Contains more Calcium +2109.1%
Contains more Iron +282%
Contains more Magnesium +263.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +35.2%
Contains more Potassium +511.8%
Contains more Zinc +35.4%
Contains more Copper +213.3%
Contains more Manganese +354.1%
Contains less Sodium -90.3%

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 +60585.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +329%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +150.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +12.2%
Contains more Folate +612.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +20.9%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.083
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 255% 0% 0% 106% 21% 62% 32% 21% 30% 86% 0% 0% 0%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 1% 1% 0% 0% 21% 15% 39% 9% 27% 12% 0% 8% 2%
Contains more Vitamin A +60585.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +329%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +150.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +12.2%
Contains more Folate +612.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +20.9%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.083

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +65.9%
Contains more Fats +113.6%
Contains more Water +14.3%
Contains more Other +532.1%
Contains more Carbs +89.5%
4% 15% 79% 2%
Protein: 3.75 g
Fats: 0.94 g
Carbs: 14.89 g
Water: 78.65 g
Other: 1.77 g
2% 28% 69%
Protein: 2.26 g
Fats: 0.44 g
Carbs: 28.22 g
Water: 68.8 g
Other: 0.28 g
Contains more Protein +65.9%
Contains more Fats +113.6%
Contains more Water +14.3%
Contains more Other +532.1%
Contains more Carbs +89.5%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +137.4%
Contains less Saturated Fat -62.2%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +72.7%
31% 4% 65%
Saturated Fat: 0.246 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.033 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.508 g
26% 16% 59%
Saturated Fat: 0.093 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.057 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.214 g
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +137.4%
Contains less Saturated Fat -62.2%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +72.7%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Peppermint 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 Peppermint Barley Opinion
Net carbs 6.89g 24.42g Barley
Protein 3.75g 2.26g Peppermint
Fats 0.94g 0.44g Peppermint
Carbs 14.89g 28.22g Barley
Calories 70kcal 123kcal Barley
Sugar 0.28g Peppermint
Fiber 8g 3.8g Peppermint
Calcium 243mg 11mg Peppermint
Iron 5.08mg 1.33mg Peppermint
Magnesium 80mg 22mg Peppermint
Phosphorus 73mg 54mg Peppermint
Potassium 569mg 93mg Peppermint
Sodium 31mg 3mg Barley
Zinc 1.11mg 0.82mg Peppermint
Copper 0.329mg 0.105mg Peppermint
Manganese 1.176mg 0.259mg Peppermint
Selenium 8.6µg Barley
Vitamin A 4248IU 7IU Peppermint
Vitamin A RAE 212µg 0µg Peppermint
Vitamin E 0.01mg Barley
Vitamin C 31.8mg 0mg Peppermint
Vitamin B1 0.082mg 0.083mg Barley
Vitamin B2 0.266mg 0.062mg Peppermint
Vitamin B3 1.706mg 2.063mg Barley
Vitamin B5 0.338mg 0.135mg Peppermint
Vitamin B6 0.129mg 0.115mg Peppermint
Folate 114µg 16µg Peppermint
Choline 13.4mg Barley
Vitamin K 0.8µg Barley
Tryptophan 0.058mg 0.038mg Peppermint
Threonine 0.154mg 0.077mg Peppermint
Isoleucine 0.154mg 0.083mg Peppermint
Leucine 0.281mg 0.154mg Peppermint
Lysine 0.161mg 0.084mg Peppermint
Methionine 0.053mg 0.043mg Peppermint
Phenylalanine 0.191mg 0.127mg Peppermint
Valine 0.187mg 0.111mg Peppermint
Histidine 0.075mg 0.051mg Peppermint
Saturated Fat 0.246g 0.093g Barley
Monounsaturated Fat 0.033g 0.057g Barley
Polyunsaturated fat 0.508g 0.214g Peppermint

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Peppermint Barley
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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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
47%
Peppermint
10%
Barley
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
70%
Peppermint
24%
Barley

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Peppermint
Peppermint is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Peppermint
Peppermint is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.28g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Barley
Barley contains less Sodium (difference - 28mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Barley
Barley is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.153g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Barley
Barley is lower in glycemic index (difference - 42)
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. Peppermint - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173474/nutrients
  2. Barley - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170285/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.