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Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean) vs Barley - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean) and Barley

  • Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean) has less Manganese, Selenium, Copper, Vitamin B1, Iron, Phosphorus, Vitamin B3, Vitamin B6, Zinc, and Magnesium than Barley.
  • Barley covers your daily need of Manganese 76% more than Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean).

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Yardlong bean, raw 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 +51.5%
Contains less Sodium -66.7%
Contains more Iron +666%
Contains more Magnesium +202.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +347.5%
Contains more Potassium +88.3%
Contains more Zinc +648.6%
Contains more Copper +937.5%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 15% 18% 32% 26% 22% 1% 11% 16%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 10% 135% 95% 114% 40% 2% 76% 166%
Contains more Calcium +51.5%
Contains less Sodium -66.7%
Contains more Iron +666%
Contains more Magnesium +202.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +347.5%
Contains more Potassium +88.3%
Contains more Zinc +648.6%
Contains more Copper +937.5%

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 +3831.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Folate +226.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +503.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +159.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1022.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +412.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1225%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 52% 0% 0% 63% 27% 26% 8% 4% 6% 47% 0% 0%
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 +3831.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Folate +226.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +503.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +159.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1022.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +412.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1225%

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.
Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean) Barley
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean) Barley Opinion
Net carbs 8.35g 56.18g Barley
Protein 2.8g 12.48g Barley
Fats 0.4g 2.3g Barley
Carbs 8.35g 73.48g Barley
Calories 47kcal 354kcal Barley
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g 0.8g Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Fiber g 17.3g Barley
Calcium 50mg 33mg Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Iron 0.47mg 3.6mg Barley
Magnesium 44mg 133mg Barley
Phosphorus 59mg 264mg Barley
Potassium 240mg 452mg Barley
Sodium 4mg 12mg Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Zinc 0.37mg 2.77mg Barley
Copper 0.048mg 0.498mg Barley
Vitamin A 865IU 22IU Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Vitamin E mg 0.57mg Barley
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 18.8mg 0mg Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Vitamin B1 0.107mg 0.646mg Barley
Vitamin B2 0.11mg 0.285mg Barley
Vitamin B3 0.41mg 4.604mg Barley
Vitamin B5 0.055mg 0.282mg Barley
Vitamin B6 0.024mg 0.318mg Barley
Folate 62µg 19µg Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg 2.2µg Barley
Tryptophan 0.032mg 0.208mg Barley
Threonine 0.104mg 0.424mg Barley
Isoleucine 0.15mg 0.456mg Barley
Leucine 0.2mg 0.848mg Barley
Lysine 0.184mg 0.465mg Barley
Methionine 0.04mg 0.24mg Barley
Phenylalanine 0.154mg 0.7mg Barley
Valine 0.162mg 0.612mg Barley
Histidine 0.09mg 0.281mg Barley
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g g Barley
Saturated Fat 0.105g 0.482g Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Monounsaturated Fat 0.036g 0.295g Barley
Polyunsaturated fat 0.169g 1.108g Barley

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean) 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
19
Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
36
Barley
Mineral Summary Score
17
Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
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
17%
Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
75%
Barley
Carbohydrates
8%
Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
73%
Barley
Fats
2%
Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
11%
Barley

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean) is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.8g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean) contains less Sodium (difference - 8mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean) is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.377g)
Which food is cheaper?
Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean) is cheaper (difference - $1.5)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Barley
Barley is lower in glycemic index (difference - 58)
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
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. Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean) - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169222/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.