Based on Chapter 6 from The Beginners Guide to Natural Living by Larry Cook, host Zoe Simpson explains why barley grass is an excellent supplement to take on a regular basis.
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Barley is an annual cereal plant that has been cultivated for hundreds of years. Although the Barley grain is most often used, the plants true nutrition is found in the leaves specifically the young green shoots that form before the grain sprouts. Barley grass contains a vast array of vitamins and minerals including five of the B vitamins even B12. It also contains folic acid, Beta carotene and vitamin C and E. Laboratory analysis of green Barley grass has turned out traces of more than 70 minerals including calcium, iron, magnesium and phosphorus. Barley grass also contains 18 amino acids which are the building blocks of proteins. Green Barley grass also has a highly alkalizing effect because it contains buffering minerals such as sodium, potassium, calcium and magnesium. Barley grass supplements are whole food supplements and can be found online and at natural food stores. If you like to learn more about supplements and how to live naturally, you can read this informative book “The Beginners Guide to Natural Living.”
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