Barley_Fiber Reduces Cholesterol Level
Barley is a wonderfully versatile cereal grain with a rich nutlike flavour and appearing chewy, pasta-like consistency. Barley flour and grains are also used in baking.
Barley contains fibre that can help to reduce the risk factor associated with excess weight and diabetes that can lead to coronary heart disease.
Scientific evidence indicates that including barley in a healthy diet can help to reduce the risk of heart disease, by lowering LDL and total cholesterol level.
✓Barley’s dietary fibre is high in beta-glucan, which helps to lower cholesterol by binding to bile acid and removing them from the body via the faeces.
✓Barley can also help to prevent sugar levels from rising too high in people with diabetes.
✓Barley is also a good source of niacin, a B-vitamin that provides numerous protective action against cardiovascular factor. It can help to reduce total cholesterol and lipoprotein.