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Sugar substitute vs Barley - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Sugar substitute and Barley

  • Sugar substitute has more Calcium, however Barley is higher in Manganese, Fiber, Copper, Vitamin B1, Iron, Phosphorus, Magnesium, and Zinc.
  • Sugar substitute covers your daily need of Calcium 85% more than Barley.
  • Sugar substitute has 48 times more Sodium than Barley. While Sugar substitute has 572mg of Sodium, Barley has only 12mg.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Sweeteners, sugar substitute, granulated, brown 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 +2563.6%
Contains more Iron +2150%
Contains more Potassium +1059%
Contains more Magnesium +2116.7%
Contains more Copper +7014.3%
Contains more Zinc +6825%
Contains more Phosphorus +3200%
Contains less Sodium -97.9%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 6% 264% 4% 5% 3% 2% 4% 75%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 135% 10% 40% 95% 166% 76% 114% 2%
Contains more Calcium +2563.6%
Contains more Iron +2150%
Contains more Potassium +1059%
Contains more Magnesium +2116.7%
Contains more Copper +7014.3%
Contains more Zinc +6825%
Contains more Phosphorus +3200%
Contains less Sodium -97.9%

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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12
Barley
Contains more Vitamin B1 +4206.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1800%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +252.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +2020%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 0% 0% 0% 4% 4% 0% 5% 4% 0% 0% 0%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 2% 12% 0% 162% 66% 87% 17% 74% 0% 6% 15%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +4206.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1800%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +252.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +2020%

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
1
Sugar substitute
36
Barley
Mineral Summary Score
45
Sugar substitute
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
12%
Sugar substitute
75%
Barley
Carbohydrates
85%
Sugar substitute
73%
Barley
Fats
0%
Sugar substitute
11%
Barley

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

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Sugar substitute Barley
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Sugar substitute
Sugar substitute is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 0mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Sugar substitute
Sugar substitute is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.482g)
Which food is cheaper?
Sugar substitute
Sugar substitute is cheaper (difference - $1.5)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Barley
Barley is lower in Sugar (difference - 3.23g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Barley
Barley contains less Sodium (difference - 560mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Barley
Barley is lower in glycemic index (difference - 12)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Barley
Barley is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Barley
Barley is relatively richer in vitamins

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Sugar substitute Barley Opinion
Calories 347 354 Barley
Protein 2.06 12.48 Barley
Fats 0 2.3 Barley
Vitamin C 0 Barley
Carbs 84.77 73.48 Sugar substitute
Cholesterol 0 Sugar substitute
Vitamin D 0 Barley
Iron 0.16 3.6 Barley
Calcium 879 33 Sugar substitute
Potassium 39 452 Barley
Magnesium 6 133 Barley
Sugar 4.03 0.8 Barley
Fiber 0.6 17.3 Barley
Copper 0.007 0.498 Barley
Zinc 0.04 2.77 Barley
Starch 3.52 Sugar substitute
Phosphorus 8 264 Barley
Sodium 572 12 Barley
Vitamin A 22 Barley
Vitamin E 0.57 Barley
Vitamin D 0 Barley
Vitamin B1 0.015 0.646 Barley
Vitamin B2 0.015 0.285 Barley
Vitamin B3 4.604 Barley
Vitamin B5 0.08 0.282 Barley
Vitamin B6 0.015 0.318 Barley
Vitamin B12 0 Barley
Vitamin K 2.2 Barley
Folate 19 Barley
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 0.482 Sugar substitute
Monounsaturated Fat 0.295 Barley
Polyunsaturated fat 1.108 Barley
Tryptophan 0.208 Barley
Threonine 0.424 Barley
Isoleucine 0.456 Barley
Leucine 0.848 Barley
Lysine 0.465 Barley
Methionine 0.24 Barley
Phenylalanine 0.7 Barley
Valine 0.612 Barley
Histidine 0.281 Barley
Fructose 0 Sugar substitute

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. Sugar substitute - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170675/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.