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Paprika vs Barley - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Paprika and Barley

  • Paprika has more Vitamin A RAE, Iron, Vitamin E , Vitamin B6, Vitamin B2, Fiber, Vitamin K, Potassium, and Vitamin B5, however Barley has more Selenium.
  • Paprika's daily need coverage for Vitamin A RAE is 274% more.
  • Paprika has 51 times more Vitamin E than Barley. Paprika has 29.1mg of Vitamin E , while Barley has 0.57mg.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Spices, paprika 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
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Barley
Contains more Calcium +593.9%
Contains more Iron +487.2%
Contains more Magnesium +33.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +18.9%
Contains more Potassium +404.4%
Contains more Zinc +56.3%
Contains more Copper +43.2%
Contains less Sodium -82.4%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 69% 793% 128% 135% 202% 9% 119% 238%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 10% 135% 95% 114% 40% 2% 76% 166%
Contains more Calcium +593.9%
Contains more Iron +487.2%
Contains more Magnesium +33.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +18.9%
Contains more Potassium +404.4%
Contains more Zinc +56.3%
Contains more Copper +43.2%
Contains less Sodium -82.4%

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 A +223781.8%
Contains more Vitamin E +5005.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +331.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +118.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +790.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +573.3%
Contains more Folate +157.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +3550%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +95.8%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 2956% 583% 0% 3% 83% 284% 189% 151% 495% 37% 0% 201%
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 A +223781.8%
Contains more Vitamin E +5005.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +331.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +118.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +790.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +573.3%
Contains more Folate +157.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +3550%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +95.8%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Paprika Barley Opinion
Net carbs 19.09g 56.18g Barley
Protein 14.14g 12.48g Paprika
Fats 12.89g 2.3g Paprika
Carbs 53.99g 73.48g Barley
Calories 282kcal 354kcal Barley
Starch g g
Fructose 6.71g g Paprika
Sugar 10.34g 0.8g Barley
Fiber 34.9g 17.3g Paprika
Calcium 229mg 33mg Paprika
Iron 21.14mg 3.6mg Paprika
Magnesium 178mg 133mg Paprika
Phosphorus 314mg 264mg Paprika
Potassium 2280mg 452mg Paprika
Sodium 68mg 12mg Barley
Zinc 4.33mg 2.77mg Paprika
Copper 0.713mg 0.498mg Paprika
Vitamin A 49254IU 22IU Paprika
Vitamin E 29.1mg 0.57mg Paprika
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 0.9mg 0mg Paprika
Vitamin B1 0.33mg 0.646mg Barley
Vitamin B2 1.23mg 0.285mg Paprika
Vitamin B3 10.06mg 4.604mg Paprika
Vitamin B5 2.51mg 0.282mg Paprika
Vitamin B6 2.141mg 0.318mg Paprika
Folate 49µg 19µg Paprika
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 80.3µg 2.2µg Paprika
Tryptophan 0.07mg 0.208mg Barley
Threonine 0.49mg 0.424mg Paprika
Isoleucine 0.57mg 0.456mg Paprika
Leucine 0.92mg 0.848mg Paprika
Lysine 0.69mg 0.465mg Paprika
Methionine 0.2mg 0.24mg Barley
Phenylalanine 0.61mg 0.7mg Barley
Valine 0.75mg 0.612mg Paprika
Histidine 0.25mg 0.281mg Barley
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g g Barley
Saturated Fat 2.14g 0.482g Barley
Monounsaturated Fat 1.695g 0.295g Paprika
Polyunsaturated fat 7.766g 1.108g Paprika

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Paprika 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
415
Paprika
36
Barley
Mineral Summary Score
211
Paprika
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
85%
Paprika
75%
Barley
Carbohydrates
54%
Paprika
73%
Barley
Fats
59%
Paprika
11%
Barley

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Paprika
Paprika is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Paprika
Paprika is lower in glycemic index (difference - 28)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Paprika
Paprika is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Barley
Barley is lower in Sugar (difference - 9.54g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Barley
Barley contains less Sodium (difference - 56mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Barley
Barley is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.658g)
Which food is cheaper?
Barley
Barley is cheaper (difference - $1.1)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

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. Paprika - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171329/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.