Barley Grass is a powerhouse of nutrients commonly seen in juice bars and health stores. It is also a great additional ingredient with other greens such as spinach, kale, and broccoli.
Did you know that health enthusiasts consider barley as a superfood and supplement for weight loss, immune system and a support to one’s holistic health? Here’s a few reasons why.
In a study conducted in 2018, it was found out that barley grass is a loaded
source of functional ingredients such as gamma-aminobutyric acid GABA, flavonoids, SOD, K-Ca, vitamins, and tryptophan mechanism which have preventive and therapeutic role for chronic diseases.
Blood Sugar Mediator.
Since barley contains insoluble dietary fibres, it’s believed that doubling your fibre intake can decrease blood sugar levels and refine whole-body insulin sensitivity. Its extract can
remove oxygen free radicals, improve fibre intake, and strengthen the immune system.
Rich in Antioxidants.
Barley grass is abundant in vitamins A and C, which act as antioxidants. These vitamins also help battle free radicals that can harm your body. It caters in carrying free radicals out of the body lowering the risk of problems ranging from subsiding skin elasticity to breast and colon cancer.
Weight Loss Support.
Barley grass contains more fibre than calories. This means, your body will digest its calories longer – keeping you feeling full for a longer period of time. Consistent intake of barley grass will aid in decreasing hunger and food cravings.
Although fresh grass of barley is difficult to spot on your local stores, barley grass powder is available at health stores, pharmacies and online. We’ve even got it in our own green powder; Green Charge. Organic Green Charge to have the benefits of barley added to your everyday meal.