Pearl Barley(16 OZ/Bag)
The Impressive Health Benefits of Barley include:
- Rich in Many Beneficial Nutrients. ...
- Reduces Hunger and May Help You Lose Weight. ...
- Insoluble and Soluble Fiber Content Improves Digestion. ...
- May Prevent Gallstones and Gallbladder Surgery. ...
- Beta-Glucans May Help Lower Cholesterol. ...
- May Reduce Heart Disease Risk. (healthline.com)
Brown rice also has over five times more folate and vitamin E. However, barley has twice the calcium and fiber and about 30 percent fewer calories. The two are equivalent in protein and fat content. Ultimately, both grains are healthy choices. (taste.com.au)
A 100-gram serving of pearl barley has nearly four grams of fiber and just over 120 calories — making it a viable carbohydrate for weight-loss and overall health. (thedailymeal.com)
Pearl barley is softer and releases starch into its cooking liquid, making it a good thickener for soups. ... As with all bulk grains, it's best to give the barley a quick rinse under running water before cooking to wash away any dust or debris. (thekitchen.com). .. Bring to a boil over high heat and lower to a simmer. Cook until barley is tender yet chewy, about 25–30 minutes for pearl barley, 40–50 for hulled barley. Add a little more water if the pan dries out. Drain barley if needed, and fluff with a fork. (masterclass.com)
From the manufacturer:
The taste is sweet and it is cooling. The caryopsis of barley, a gramineous plant. Indications: It is used for abdominal distension, food stagnation, diarrhea, and inadequate urination. It enters the Spleen and Kidney meridians. Indications: To invigorate the spleen and stomach, laxative, diuresis.