Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine / 2014 / Article / Tab 1

Research Article

Effects of Young Barley Leaf Powder on Gastrointestinal Functions in Rats and Its Efficacy-Related Physicochemical Properties

Table 1

Chemical compositions of samples in the animal experiments.

UnitWBBLWIEIES

Energy*1kcal299262
Moistureg3.54.9
Proteing24.314.7
Fatg2.64.2
Ashg6.06.3
Carbohydrateg25.512.9
Dietary fiber*2g38.157.0

Dietary fiber*3g35.857.672.915.11.5
Soluble dietary fiber*4g3.61.61.413.81.2
Hemicellulose*4g21.123.028.41.30.3
Cellulose*4g8.226.733NDND
Lignin*4g2.96.310.1NDND

Conversion factor into calorie (protein 4, fat 9, carbohydrate 4, and dietary fiber 2).
Enzymatic-gravimetric method.
Southgate method.
Phenol-sulfuric acid method.
WB: wheat bran, BL: whole of young barley leaf powder (BL), WI: water-insoluble fraction of BL, EI: ethanol-insoluble fraction of BL, and ES: ethanol-soluble fraction of BL.