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Home > Diet & Nutrition > Food List > Barley

BARLEY

Barley & Chinese NutritionNature: cooling

 

Actions: promotes diuresis, strengthens spleen,

benefits gall bladder, clears heat, detoxifies.

 

Conditions: edema, indigestion, constipation, diarrhea, jaundice, tumors.

 

Nutrition:

Barley is a superb source of dietary fiber. It is also high in selenium, an important antioxidant. Barley helps lower cholesterol and provides protection against colon colon.

 

1/2 cup uncooked (pearled):
 

Calories

 352

Total fat

 (g) 1.2

Saturated fat

 (g) 0.2

Monounsaturated fat

 (g) 0.1

Polyunsaturated fat

 (g) 0.6

Dietary fiber

 (g) 16

Protein

 (g) 10

Carbohydrate

 (g) 78

Sodium

 (mg) 9

Thiamin

 (mg) 0.2

Vitamin B6

 (mg) 0.3

Iron

(mg) 2.5

Magnesium

 (mg) 79

Phosphorus

 221

Selenium

 (mcg) 38

Zinc

 (mg) 2.1


 

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