Barley helps control cholesterol
Cereals should be a part of your diet. DonвЂ™t avoid them because they are very nutritious. Barley, for example is very effective in treating high cholesterol levels. Barley is specially processed in order to get barley groats, which are rich in unsaturated fatty acids and vitamin B2.
Although barley is one of the oldest cereals, it is considered poor food. This is because it is not as good for making bread as wheat is.
When it comes to vitamins in barley you need to know that of the barley malt (used in beer making) can be produced a nourishing flour full of vitamin B12. Vitamin B12 deficiency can develop serious issues in our body. Moreover, the barley malt contains vitamin E and ferments, it is easily digestible and it stimulates the production of digestive juices.
Ingredients: 300 gr barley grains (peeled), a cup of soured milk, a spoon of apple cider vinegar, two spoons of oil, one onion, spices, three pickled cucumbers, two tomatoes, one egg (hard boiled) and salt.
Instructions: boil the barley grains in salty water until they soften. Then, strain and pour them in a bowl to cool down. Prepare the salad dressing by mixing the soured milk, the oil, the vinegar and the spices. Chop the pickled cucumbers and mix them with the dressing and then add the barley and leave the salad soak for half an hour. Enjoy!