Also known as barley leaves and barley greens, barley grass is the leaf of the barley plant. It has been studied extensively for its beneficial health effects and is often featured in green juices and supplements.
Benefits: Barley grass is a good source of many nutrients, including fiber, polyphenols, flavonoids, and vitamins A, C, and K. Some human and animal studies suggest that barley grass may promote weight loss, improve blood sugar levels, and support heart health.
Suggested use: 1-2 teaspoon of the powder in any of the preferred smoothies, juices and shakes.
Caution: If you have celiac disease or a sensitivity to gluten, exercise caution with barley grass products.