Nutrition Month Solutions with Barley

This year’s the Dietitians of Canada Nutrition Month campaign theme is Take the Fight out of Food! It’s dedicated to helping Canadians improve their relationship with food, no matter what the concern. I will share with you why food fads like avoiding smart carbohydrates is NOT a good idea, tips ...

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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: Celebrate Salad Month with Barley

By Jane Dummer RD May is national salad month! Getting the recommended seven to 10 servings of fruits and vegetables per day can be simple when you include salads. Eating a salad daily packed with antioxidants, fibre, vitamins, minerals and smart carbohydrates can have a positive impact on your ...

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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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