Easy Turmeric Barley Arugula Salad Print 8 LikeDislike By giada mazzer As the weather warms up, I very often make salads based around cooked grains, which can be healthy, delicious and very filling. I love barley, both in winter added into soup and in summer made to make fresh salads. If you are suffering from asthma, arthritis, impotence, skin problems, anemia, obesity, constipation, diabetes, hypertension or heart disease, perhaps it’s time for you to learn about the health benefits of barley.Recent research says that consuming whole grain barley regulates blood sugar. It is rich in phosphorus and copper and this guarantees healthy bones and prevents osteoporosis. The vitamin C content in barley, almost twice that of oranges, supports the immune system and reduces the chances of cold and flu. Barley is a good source of selenium, which helps you to preserve skin elasticity. It is an excellent source of fiber so it keeps your body toxin-free.Turmeric is a spice with many positive effects in our bodies. It gives a wild immune kick as well as a gentle detox.