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Garden rhubarb vs. Barley — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Garden rhubarb and Barley

  • Garden rhubarb has more Vitamin K, Vitamin C, and Calcium, however, Barley is higher in Iron, Selenium, Vitamin B3, Copper, Fiber, Vitamin B6, and Zinc.
  • Garden rhubarb covers your daily need of Vitamin K 24% more than Barley.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Rhubarb, raw 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 +681.8%
Contains more Potassium +209.7%
Contains more Iron +504.5%
Contains more Magnesium +83.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +285.7%
Contains less Sodium -25%
Contains more Zinc +720%
Contains more Copper +400%
Contains more Manganese +32.1%
Contains more Selenium +681.8%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 26% 9% 9% 6% 26% 1% 3% 7% 26% 6%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 4% 50% 16% 24% 9% 1% 23% 35% 34% 47%
Contains more Calcium +681.8%
Contains more Potassium +209.7%
Contains more Iron +504.5%
Contains more Magnesium +83.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +285.7%
Contains less Sodium -25%
Contains more Zinc +720%
Contains more Copper +400%
Contains more Manganese +32.1%
Contains more Selenium +681.8%

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 +1357.1%
Contains more Vitamin E +2600%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin K +3562.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +315%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +106.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +587.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +58.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +379.2%
Contains more Folate +128.6%
Contains more Choline +119.7%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 7% 6% 0% 27% 5% 7% 6% 6% 6% 6% 0% 4% 74%
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 +1357.1%
Contains more Vitamin E +2600%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin K +3562.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +315%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +106.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +587.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +58.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +379.2%
Contains more Folate +128.6%
Contains more Choline +119.7%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Water +36.1%
Contains more Other +167.9%
Contains more Protein +151.1%
Contains more Fats +120%
Contains more Carbs +521.6%
5% 94%
Protein: 0.9 g
Fats: 0.2 g
Carbs: 4.54 g
Water: 93.61 g
Other: 0.75 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 Water +36.1%
Contains more Other +167.9%
Contains more Protein +151.1%
Contains more Fats +120%
Contains more Carbs +521.6%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -43%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +46.2%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +116.2%
28% 20% 52%
Saturated Fat: 0.053 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.039 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.099 g
26% 16% 59%
Saturated Fat: 0.093 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.057 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.214 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -43%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +46.2%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +116.2%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Garden rhubarb Barley Opinion
Net carbs 2.74g 24.42g Barley
Protein 0.9g 2.26g Barley
Fats 0.2g 0.44g Barley
Carbs 4.54g 28.22g Barley
Calories 21kcal 123kcal Barley
Sugar 1.1g 0.28g Barley
Fiber 1.8g 3.8g Barley
Calcium 86mg 11mg Garden rhubarb
Iron 0.22mg 1.33mg Barley
Magnesium 12mg 22mg Barley
Phosphorus 14mg 54mg Barley
Potassium 288mg 93mg Garden rhubarb
Sodium 4mg 3mg Barley
Zinc 0.1mg 0.82mg Barley
Copper 0.021mg 0.105mg Barley
Manganese 0.196mg 0.259mg Barley
Selenium 1.1µg 8.6µg Barley
Vitamin A 102IU 7IU Garden rhubarb
Vitamin A RAE 5µg 0µg Garden rhubarb
Vitamin E 0.27mg 0.01mg Garden rhubarb
Vitamin C 8mg 0mg Garden rhubarb
Vitamin B1 0.02mg 0.083mg Barley
Vitamin B2 0.03mg 0.062mg Barley
Vitamin B3 0.3mg 2.063mg Barley
Vitamin B5 0.085mg 0.135mg Barley
Vitamin B6 0.024mg 0.115mg Barley
Folate 7µg 16µg Barley
Choline 6.1mg 13.4mg Barley
Vitamin K 29.3µg 0.8µg Garden rhubarb
Tryptophan 0.038mg Barley
Threonine 0.077mg Barley
Isoleucine 0.083mg Barley
Leucine 0.154mg Barley
Lysine 0.084mg Barley
Methionine 0.043mg Barley
Phenylalanine 0.127mg Barley
Valine 0.111mg Barley
Histidine 0.051mg Barley
Saturated Fat 0.053g 0.093g Garden rhubarb
Monounsaturated Fat 0.039g 0.057g Barley
Polyunsaturated fat 0.099g 0.214g Barley

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Garden rhubarb 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
11%
Garden rhubarb
10%
Barley
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
12%
Garden rhubarb
24%
Barley

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Garden rhubarb
Garden rhubarb is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.04g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Garden rhubarb
Garden rhubarb is lower in glycemic index (difference - 15)
Which food is cheaper?
Garden rhubarb
Garden rhubarb is cheaper (difference - $1.5)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Barley
Barley is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.82g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Barley
Barley contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Barley
Barley is relatively richer in minerals
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. Garden rhubarb - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167758/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.