Sunflower Barley Crackers

Spring ahead with Barley, Nuts and Seeds

Health experts have known for decades, a dietary plan of minimally processed foods, including a variety of plants, is a healthy option and promotes a healthy planet. Personally, I enjoy lean meat, fish and poultry as part my healthy diet; however, over the past five years I’ve added more ...

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Turmeric-Spiced Barley Recipes

This year turmeric is predicted to climb to the top of spice racks across Canada and USA. A relative of the ginger plant, turmeric has a distinct taste and gets its vibrant yellow colour from its active ingredient curcumin. Curcumin is known for its antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties, ...

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The Barley Balance: Delicious High Fibre Barley Recipes for Fall

Chances are your dietitian or doctor is recommending you eat a fibre-rich diet. This is because dietary fibre is inversely associated with risk of chronic diseases, including: coronary heart disease, stroke, hypertension, diabetes, obesity and metabolic syndrome1,2. Plus dietary fibre helps ...

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The Barley Balance–Antioxidant-rich Barley

“Antioxidants” is one of the most popular nutrition buzzwords today. And for good reason: antioxidants combat oxidative stress, which is a factor in inflammation, aging and certain diseases including cancer. When you think of barley, do you think of antioxidants? You should—barley is an ...

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