Fine barley porridge contains 20% of vegetable protein (daily diet norm). By its nutritious value it prevails over the wheat protein and, unlike animal protein, is digested by our body almost for 100%.
Fine barley is characterised by its high calorie content. Due to its high cellulose content fine ground barley porridge is digested slowly and favours to clear off one's body. So, nutritionists recommend fine barley porridge dishes to overweight people and to those having intestinal diseases.