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Cayenne pepper vs Barley - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Cayenne pepper and Barley

  • Cayenne pepper has more Vitamin A RAE, Vitamin E , Vitamin B6, Vitamin K, Iron, Vitamin B2, Potassium, and Fiber, however Barley is higher in Vitamin C, and Selenium.
  • Cayenne pepper covers your daily Vitamin A RAE needs 231% more than Barley.
  • Barley contains 52 times less Vitamin E than Cayenne pepper. Cayenne pepper contains 29.83mg of Vitamin E , while Barley contains 0.57mg.

Food varieties used in this article are Spices, pepper, red or cayenne 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
Contains more Calcium +348.5%
Contains more Iron +116.7%
Contains more Magnesium +14.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +11%
Contains more Potassium +345.6%
Contains less Sodium -60%
Contains more Zinc +11.7%
Contains more Copper +33.5%
Equal in Phosphorus - 264
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 45% 293% 109% 126% 178% 4% 68% 125%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 10% 135% 95% 114% 40% 2% 76% 166%
Contains more Calcium +348.5%
Contains more Iron +116.7%
Contains more Magnesium +14.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +11%
Contains more Potassium +345.6%
Contains less Sodium -60%
Contains more Zinc +11.7%
Contains more Copper +33.5%
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" 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 +189036.4%
Contains more Vitamin E +5133.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +222.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +89%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +670.4%
Contains more Folate +457.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +3550%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +97%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 2497% 597% 0% 255% 82% 213% 164% 0% 566% 80% 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 +189036.4%
Contains more Vitamin E +5133.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +222.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +89%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +670.4%
Contains more Folate +457.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +3550%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +97%

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.
Cayenne pepper Barley
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins 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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Cayenne pepper Barley Opinion
Net carbs 29.43g 56.18g Barley
Protein 12.01g 12.48g Barley
Fats 17.27g 2.3g Cayenne pepper
Carbs 56.63g 73.48g Barley
Calories 318kcal 354kcal Barley
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 10.34g 0.8g Barley
Fiber 27.2g 17.3g Cayenne pepper
Calcium 148mg 33mg Cayenne pepper
Iron 7.8mg 3.6mg Cayenne pepper
Magnesium 152mg 133mg Cayenne pepper
Phosphorus 293mg 264mg Cayenne pepper
Potassium 2014mg 452mg Cayenne pepper
Sodium 30mg 12mg Barley
Zinc 2.48mg 2.77mg Barley
Copper 0.373mg 0.498mg Barley
Vitamin A 41610IU 22IU Cayenne pepper
Vitamin E 29.83mg 0.57mg Cayenne pepper
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 76.4mg 0mg Cayenne pepper
Vitamin B1 0.328mg 0.646mg Barley
Vitamin B2 0.919mg 0.285mg Cayenne pepper
Vitamin B3 8.701mg 4.604mg Cayenne pepper
Vitamin B5 mg 0.282mg Barley
Vitamin B6 2.45mg 0.318mg Cayenne pepper
Folate 106µg 19µg Cayenne pepper
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 80.3µg 2.2µg Cayenne pepper
Tryptophan mg 0.208mg Barley
Threonine mg 0.424mg Barley
Isoleucine mg 0.456mg Barley
Leucine mg 0.848mg Barley
Lysine mg 0.465mg Barley
Methionine mg 0.24mg Barley
Phenylalanine mg 0.7mg Barley
Valine mg 0.612mg Barley
Histidine mg 0.281mg Barley
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 3.26g 0.482g Barley
Monounsaturated Fat 2.75g 0.295g Cayenne pepper
Polyunsaturated fat 8.37g 1.108g Cayenne pepper

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Cayenne pepper 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
388
Cayenne pepper
36
Barley
Mineral Summary Score
118
Cayenne pepper
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
72%
Cayenne pepper
75%
Barley
Carbohydrates
57%
Cayenne pepper
73%
Barley
Fats
80%
Cayenne pepper
11%
Barley

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Cayenne pepper
Cayenne pepper is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Cayenne pepper
Cayenne pepper 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 - 18mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Barley
Barley is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.778g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Barley
Barley is lower in glycemic index (difference - 4)
Which food is cheaper?
Barley
Barley is cheaper (difference - $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. Cayenne pepper - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170932/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.