Expert Andreanova: pearl barley is very rich in immune-strengthening selenium

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Grain expert Tatyana Andreanova spoke about the beneficial properties of pearl barley porridge.

Expert Andreanova advised Russians to be sure to include pearl barley porridge in their diet if there are no contraindications. The specialist stated that pearl barley is an excellent source of vitamins and microelements – in particular, B vitamins, vitamin A, zinc, potassium, calcium, copper, iron, iodine, phosphorus.

In addition, Andreanova added, pearl barley very rich in immune-strengthening selenium

“Pearl barley is a record holder for the content of the antioxidant selenium. This component supports the immune system, the functioning of the endocrine and nervous systems, and also prevents the development of cardiovascular, inflammatory and oncological diseases,” she shared with Life.
The expert stated that thanks to the systematic consumption of pearl barley porridge, the functioning of the nervous system can improve , intestines, pancreas.

At the same time, it should be remembered that barley contains gluten and is contraindicated for people with hypersensitivity to it. In addition, it is high in calories.

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Important! Information is provided for reference purposes. Ask a specialist about contraindications and side effects and under no circumstances self-medicate. At the first signs of illness, consult a doctor.

Tatyana Andreanova Tatyana Andreanova Healthy lifestyle specialist of the Federal State Budgetary Institution “Center for Grain Quality Assessment”