Nutritional Facts of Mushroom Soup with Barely, Indian Barley Mushroom Soup, Calories in Mushroom Soup with Barely, Indian Barley Mushroom Soup

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How many calories does one serving of Mushroom Barley Soup have?

One serving of Mushroom Barley Soup gives 85 calories. Out of which carbohydrates comprise 48 calories, proteins account for 10 calories and remaining calories come from fat which is 31 calories.  One serving of Mushroom Barley Soup provides about 4 percent of the total daily calorie requirement of a standard adult diet of 2,000 calories.

See here for Mushroom Barley Soup recipe. Make sure you use the vegetable stock in the recipe as that is what gives you the super taste.

Is Mushroom Barley Soup healthy?

Yes, this Mushroom Barley Soup is healthy. Made from barley, onions, vegetable stock and tons of mushrooms.

Let's understand the Ingredients.

What's good in the soup.

Barley (Jao) : Barley is diabetic and pregnancy friendly. A high fiber diet for years has been paired with reduced risk of heart disease. The fiber (2.73 g) from barley helps reduce blood cholesterol levels. Additionally folate, potassium and magnesium also work together to support a healthy heart The B vitamins (thiamineriboflavin and niacin) along with magnesium and potassium have been identified in supporting nerve health and lowering high blood pressure. See here for detailed benefits of barley

Onions : Yes, its a great antioxidant. The phytochemical present in onions along with their Vitamin C help boost your immunity. The chromium in onions help regulate your blood pressure. The sulphur in the onion which brings you tears is actually good for your eyes. Raw onions keep your heart healthy and see here for total benefits of onions

Mushrooms : One cup of Mushrooms contain only 18 calories and is safe to be consumed by those who have high blood pressure. Mushrooms has a Glycemic Index of 15 which is very low and is diabetic friendly. The B-vitamins Thiamine (B1)Riboflavin (B2)Niacin (B3), Pyridoxine (B6) and Folic acid (B9) which are present in good amounts in mushrooms are involved in various metabolic reactions in the body. to convert into energy. See the detailed 8 benefits of mushrooms

Can diabetics, heart patients and over weight individuals have Mushroom Barley Soup ?

Yes, this soup is very healthy. In fact highly recommended to diabetics and heart patients.
Can healthy individuals have Mushroom Barley Soup?

Yes, this is what you call a very healthy soup. The fat used is olive oil which again is perfect. 

Mushroom Barley Soup is good for


Mushroom Barley Soup is high in

1. Vitamin C :  Vitamin C is a great defence against coughs and colds.
2.  Vitamin B3 (niacin) : Vitamin B3 helps in brain functioning and mental health. Also healthy skin formation.  
3.  Phosphorous Phosphorous works closely with calcium to build bones. 
Note : a recipe is deemed high in a Vitamin or mineral if it meets 20% and above the recommended daily allowance based on a 2,000 calorie diet.


How to burn 85 calories that come from one serving of Mushroom Barley Soup?

Walking (6 kmph)     =         26  mins
Running (11 kmph)     =            9  mins
Cycling (30 kmph)     =         11  mins
Swimming (2 kmph)     =         15  mins

Note: These values are approximate and calorie burning differs in each individual.

Value per serving% Daily Values
Energy85 cal4%
Protein2.5 g5%
Carbohydrates11.9 g4%
Fiber2 g8%
Fat3.4 g5%
Cholesterol0 mg0%
Vitamin A203.2 mcg4%
Vitamin B1 (Thiamine)0.1 mg10%
Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin)0.2 mg18%
Vitamin B3 (Niacin)2.4 mg20%
Vitamin C18.7 mg47%
Vitamin E0.5 mg3%
Folic Acid (Vitamin B9)25.6 mcg13%
Calcium44.1 mg7%
Iron1.4 mg7%
Magnesium16.6 mg5%
Phosphorus125.2 mg21%
Sodium15.9 mg1%
Potassium271.5 mg6%
Zinc0.6 mg6%
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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