Request for your sample
Many people ask us about whether they should consume barley or barley products during pregnancy or not. Then the answer to this question is that there is no specific restriction to not to use barley during pregnancy. Barley gives many health benefits during pregnancy and is even used in Ayurveda for medical purposes. Barley is a cereal grain that is rich in vitamins and minerals including vitamin B6 and folic acid which are important for a healthy pregnancy. But definitely, excess of everything is bad.
Benefits of Barley during Pregnancy:
Helps in Boosting Immune System:
Barley has a good amount of iron content in it which increases the blood volume, prevents fatigue, develops body cells and ultimately boosts the immune system. The copper element in it helps with the development of red blood cells and haemoglobin.
Helps with Skin Benefits:
Barley contains selenium which protects the skin from radical damage and helps maintain the skin elasticity. If you have selenium deficiency in the body then it can cause skin cancer and many other health diseases.
Helps in Digestion:
Barley is a good source of fibre which keeps the body free from toxins. It also helps in developing healthy bacteria in the large intestine that helps in fermenting the fibre content of barley and keeps the digestive system healthy.
Helps in Controlling Cholesterol Levels:
High Cholesterol levels are injurious to health. Soluble and insoluble fibre in barley helps in keeping the cholesterol level under control.
Helps in Preventing Asthma:
Chronic Inflammation is reduced with the help of whole grains like barley and it also has a protective effect against asthma.
Helps in Weight Loss:
If you consume Barley Water then it also helps in weight reduction as barley water keeps your digestion and metabolism balanced. It keeps you feeling full for a longer period of time and reduces the unnecessary cravings.
Helps in keeping the Heart Healthy:
The niacin element present in barley reduces the cholesterol level which ultimately reduces the risk of cardiovascular attacks.
Other than these, barley also has many other benefits such as It keeps the intestines healthy, protects against gallstones, prevents Osteoporosis, manages diabetes, etc. Intake of barley can be done in many ways such as Malt Extract, Malt Based Food, Barley Malt Extract etc. Barley is also widely used in the brewing of beer making.
Mahalaxmi Malt Extract is one of the best manufacturers of Malt and produces the best quality of malted milk food in India with Barley.