Pearled Barley Nutritional Value And Analysis

Nutrition Facts

Serving size 100g

Amount per serving

Calories 330

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 1g %1

Saturated Fat 0g %1

Trans Fat ~g

Cholesterol 0mg %0

Sodium 9mg %0

Total Carbohydrate 78g %26

Dietary Fiber 16g %55

Total Sugars 1g

Protein 10g

Vitamin D 0.0IU %0

Calcium 29.0mg %2

Iron 2.5mg %13

Potassium 280mg %7

Phosphorus 221.0mg %22

* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

Vitamins in pearled barley

Vitamin D 0.0IU %0

Vitamin C 0.0mg %0

Vitamin B12 0.0µg %0

Vitamin E 0.0mg %0

Vitamin A 22.0IU %1

Vitamin K 2.2µg %2

Vitamin B5 (Pantothenic acid) 0.3mg %6

Choline, total 37.8mg %7

Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin) 0.1mg %9

Vitamin B1 (Thiamin) 0.2mg %16

Vitamin B6 0.3mg %20

Vitamin B3 (Niacin) 4.6mg %29

Minerals in pearled barley

Sodium 9.0mg %1

Calcium 29.0mg %2

Potassium 280.0mg %7

Iron 2.5mg %14

Zinc 2.1mg %15

Magnesium 79.0mg %19

Phosphorus 221.0mg %22

Copper 0.4mg %47

Manganese 1.3mg %57

Selenium 37.7µg %69

Amino Acids in pearled barley

Lysine 0.4g %16

Leucine 0.7g %23

Isoleucine 0.4g %24

Methionine 0.2g %24

Valine 0.5g %25

Histidine 0.2g %30

Threonine 0.3g %30

Tyrosine 0.3g %30

Tryptophan 0.2g %55

Phenylalanine 0.6g %59

Cystine 0.2g %71

Fatty Acids in pearled barley

DPA 0.0g %0

Omega-3 0.0g %0

DHA 0.0g %0

EPA 0.0g %0

"~" is missing data | Data Source

Macronutrients ratio

Carbohydrate Quality Score

Carbohydrates are made up of three components: fiber, starch, and sugar. Our score is based on Harvard research and our data analysis.

The Carbohydrate Quality Score of pearled barley is 20.5/100 which makes it a excellent quality carbohydrate food.


Protein Completeness

A protein is called complete when, proportionally to its overall amino-acid content, it has enough of each essential amino acids.

Pearled Barley has an incomplete source of protein.

amino acid mg/kg of BW mg/g of protein
Lysine 45 37
Leucine 59 67
Isoleucine 30 36
Valine 39 49
Histidine 15 22
Threonine 23 34
Tryptophan 6 17
Met+Cys 22 41
Phe+Tyr 30 84

Energy density (ED)

Lowering the energy density of your food can be an effective strategy for the prevention and treatment of obesity without focusing on calorie intake.

The energy density of pearled barley is 3.5 which makes it a medium energy density food.

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How nutritious is this food?

Microutrients in pearled barley as % of Recommended Daily Intake per serving.

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Nutrient Density Score for pearled barley is 15/100 low).

The Nutrient Density Score tells you how much of the essential minerals, vitamins, amino acids and fatty acids you get per calorie. It helps you get the nutrients you need without consuming excess energy.

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Satiety Score

Satiety Score is a mathematical prediction of satiety based on macronutrients and micronutrients analysis of 650,000+ days of food logs.

satiety 57%

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This food is insulinogenic with high insulin load.

Our insulinogenic formula determines the degree that food will raise your insulin levels in the short term.

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