Organic pearl barley, beans and pulses: benefits and properties
Organic pearl barley with beans and pulses are nutritional powerhouses packed with low-fat protein, fibre, b-vitamins such as folate, and minerals such as iron, zinc and potassium. Pulses contain a wide range of cancer-fighting plant chemicals, specifically, isoflavones and phytosterols which are associated with reduced cancer risk. Organic pearl barley, beans and pulses provide the body with soluble fibre, which plays an important role in controlling blood cholesterol levels which can prevent heart disease and type 2 diabetes.
Organic pearl barley, beans and pulses are good for vegans who can’t get protein from meat, fish or dairy products. As pulses increase the feeling of fullness, this may result in lower food intake and weight loss. Gusto Sano organic pearl barley, beans and pulses have no added salt or sugar.
Organic pearl barley, beans and pulses: calories and nutritional values
Average values per 100g:
- Energy 317 kj/76 kcal
- Fat 0,6 g
Satured fat 0 g
- Carbohydrate 10,9 g
Sugars 0 g
- Fibre 6,7 g
- Protein 3,3 g
- Salt 0,07 g
Organic pearl barley, beans and pulses can
Help prevent heart disease; help fight cancer; lower cholesterol; help you lose weight; help manage diabetes and contribute to healthy bones and teeth.