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How barley useful to human beings?

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Asked by mohd yousuf, 18 Dec '12 05:01 pm
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Barley: a nutritional powerhouse

As cereal grains go, barley is a winner when it comes to good nutrition. This centuries-old grain is packed with fiber, contains important vitamins and minerals, is slim on fat, and, like all plant products, cholesterol-free. Heres a closer look:

Fiber
Barley is a great source of dietary fiber and actually contains both soluble and insoluble fiber. Soluble fiber is effective in lowering blood cholesterol and can reduce the risk of heart disease. Soluble fiber is also beneficial in slowing the absorption of sugar and reducing the risk for developing type 2 or non-insulin-dependent diabetes. The insoluble fiber found in barley may be beneficial in helping the body maintain regular bowel function. Insoluble fiber may also help lower the risk for certain cancers such as colon cancer.

Cholesterol and fat
Like all plant foods, barley is naturally cholesterol-free and low in fat. A 1/2-cup serving of cooked pearl barley, a typical grain serv ...more
Answered by ajay, 18 Dec '12 05:05 pm

 
  
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It reduces the heat from your body and and cleanses kidneys too...!
Answered by Dil Se, 18 Dec '12 05:37 pm

 
  
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Barley water is used for free urine motion. barley pasta in milk is a good rejuvenator in recovery period after illness.
Answered by shyamvanwari, 18 Dec '12 05:04 pm

 
  
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