There are different varieties of Barley Flakes to choose from. Each of these has its own set of nutritional value as well as calorie count. The calorie content in three most popular varieties of Barley Flakes is discussed in detail in this article.
Half cup dry barley flakes contain a total of 45 calories. The total dietary fiber content in an equal quantity of dry barley flakes is 29 grams and the total sugar content in it is 6 grams. It also contains some amount of vitamin A and traces of certain other vitamins.
Bob’s Red Mill’s Rolled Barley Flakes are quite a popular choice when it comes to barley flakes. One fourth cup of Bob’s Red Mill’s rolled barley flakes weighing around 22 grams contains a total of 80 calories out of which 81% of the calories are obtained from carbohydrates, 14% come from proteins and just 5% calories are obtained from fat. The total fat content in it is as low as 0.5 gram, carbohydrate content is 18 grams, dietary fiber content and protein content is 3 grams each.
You may also consume Barley Flakes Organic. Those available at Barry Farm Foods are quite well liked. Half cup of barley flakes organic weighing around 60 grams contains 178 calories out of which just 10 calories come from fat. The total fat content in an equal serving of Barry Farm Foods’ Barley Flakes Organic is 1.1 grams, total carbohydrate content in it is 36 grams, sodium content is 10 mg, protein content in it is 6 grams and dietary fiber content is also 6 grams.
There are several other barley flakes varieties available from different brands and the calorie content in each of these is different. Different ingredients and flavors are added in these by different brands and the calorie content depends largely on this factor.