Saturday’s Food For Thought

Saturday’s Food For Thought Is: BARLEY

Barley is the Saturday talk. Barley is one of the top foods to eat in order for us to stay healthy. 

What are the benefits of barley? 

  • Barley controls blood sugar.

  • Barley lowers glucose levels.

  • Barley beats oats in a glucose study.

  • Barley reduces blood pressure.

  • Cholesterol and visceral fat decrease.

  • Barley helps within our diet.

 

 

Barley
1.00 cup, cooked
200.00 grams
270.00 calories
Nutrient Amount DV
(%)
Nutrient
Density
World’s Healthiest
Foods Rating
fiber 13.60 g 54.4 3.6 very good
selenium 36.40 mcg 52.0 3.5 very good
tryptophan 0.12 g 37.5 2.5 good
copper 0.63 mg 31.5 2.1 good
manganese 0.62 mg 31.0 2.1 good
phosphorus 230.00 mg 23.0 1.5 good

 

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