10 Healthy Foods for Your Weight Loss Journey


4. Barley (Jau)

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Barley has some impressive health benefits such as improved digestion, weight loss, lower cholesterol levels, and a healthier heart. It is rich in fiber, manganese, copper, and vitamins. Add barley khichadi or soup to your dinner to witness your improving health.


  • Lowers risk of heart disease and cancers.
  • Reduces excessive hunger and reduces weight.
  • Improves digestion.


  • Usually safe to eat, but some people may be allergic to barley.
  • Feeling of fullness.