According to statistics from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, heart disease continues to be the leading cause of death in the United States and is also a major cause of disability. But the good news is improving heart health can be as easy as making simple lifestyle changes like choosing foods with proven heart health-promoting attributes.
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Barley in the most energy-efficient food available in nature, having major implications for those who are concerned with maximizing longevity, avoiding disease, increasing athletic performance, and fighting obesity.
It’s fun to experiment when cooking. Some of my best dishes have been ones that I’ve created from scratch or ones that have been tweaked by changing one or more ingredients.
The first ever shipment of U.S. food barley arrived in Japan on July 17, 2007, as a result of USGC barley members, USGC/Tokyo office and the Japanese food barley industry working together to introduce the new high beta-glucan varieties …
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In this article barley derived beta glucan is described as beneficial as it relates to heart and the managing of diabetes.
“Dietary intake of beta-glucans has been shown to reduce all these risk factors to benefit the treatment of diabetes and associated complications.”