Organic New Zealand Barley Grass Powder
Organic Barley Grass Powder.... from the pure, green fields of New Zealand. Cosmopolitan Magazine describes our Barley Grass as 'a potent fibre-filled vitamin bomb that aids detoxification', and it's easy to see why. Simply mixing a teaspoon with water or juice makes a powerful organic green superfood smoothie.
Organic Barley Grass Powder HighlightsPacked with B vitamins, Calcium, Magnesium, Iron
- Very high in Fibre, Antioxidants, Chlorophyll
- Contains all 8 Essential Amino Acids
- Gluten Free, Lactose Free
- Suitable for Vegetarians, Vegans
- Non-GMO and 100% natural
- Certified Organic by the Soil Association
- Family company and lovingly hand packed
Our Organic New Zealand Barley Grass powder is made from young barley grass shoots, which are bursting with vitamins and minerals, and are 100% gluten free. They're hand cut and gently died and powdered to retain all their goodness.
Greens Organic Fact: In the 1970s, after studying more than 150 plants, Dr Yoshihide Hagiwar, a leading pharmacological researcher, said that barleygrass shoots were 'one of the most nutritionally balanced foods in nature'.
Ingredients: 100% Pure, Soil Association Certified Organic New Zealand Barley Grass Powder.Suggested Use: 5g - 15g (1 - 3 tsp) daily. Mix with water, juice or a delicious smoothie.
Our Standards: The purity of our superfoods means so much to us and we go much further in testing than is required by the current organic standards for our Golden Greens® Organic range.We want to make sure our superfoods are 100% organic, free of all pesticides, fertilisers, heavy metals, GMO's and other pollutants. Each product is independently tested for over 500 chemical residues at SAL labs in Cambridge.
For more detailed information please see: Golden Greens® Organic Standards. Our Soil Association License is: DC22957.
Health & Beauty from within... Our Organic Barley Grass Powder is rich in many vitamins and minerals that are important for your health and wellbeing. For example:
Flatter Tummies & Weight Loss... Barley Grass can help as part of your diet plan, because it's high in fibre. High fibre foods help you to feel fuller for longer, so you're less inclined to over-eat.
According to the NHS website, "fibre has many health benefits. It can help prevent heart disease, diabetes, weight gain, some cancers, and improve digestive health".
However, many of us don't get enough fibre. The UK average is just 14g a day, and you should aim for at least 18g a day. Barley Grass contributes to your recommended daily fibre intake, and 10g of Barley Grass will provide about 4.7g of fibre.
Reducing Tiredness... Vitamins B2, B6, Magnesium and Iron in Barley Grass contribute to the reduction of tiredness and fatigue.
Digestive Health… Calcium in Barley Grass contributes to the normal functioning of digestive enzymes, and Magnesium to normal energy-yielding metabolism, and normal protein synthesis as well.
Zinc contributes to normal carbohydrate metabolism, normal acid-base metabolism, normal macronutrient metabolism, and normal metabolism of fatty acids, and Vitamin B6 contributes to normal protein and glycogen metabolism, and Iron to normal oxygen transport in the body.
Skin, Hair & Teeth... There are also vitamins and minerals in Barley Grass that support the health of your skin, hair and teeth. For example vitamins B2, B3 and Zinc contribute to the maintenance of normal skin, and Zinc also to both normal hair and nails.
Calcium and Magnesium contribute to the maintenance of normal teeth, and also to normal muscle function. Protein contributes to a growth in and maintenance of muscle mass.
Barley Grass is a natural, organic source of antioxidants including Vitamins B2 and E, both contribute to the protection of cells from oxidative stress.
Mental Health... For your mental health, Vitamins B1, B2, B6, Magnesium and Zinc, contribute to normal psychological function. Iron and Zinc to normal cognitive function, and Calcium to normal neurotransmission in the brain.
Sexual and Physical Health... Vitamins B1, B2, B3, B6, and Magnesium contribute to the normal function of the nervous system. Zinc and Iron to the normal function of the immune system, and Vitamin B6 contributes to the regulation of hormonal activity.
Vitamins B2 and B6, contribute to the maintenance of normal red blood cells, Iron to normal formation of red blood cells and haemoglobin, and Calcium to normal blood clotting.
For your sexual health, Zinc contributes to normal fertility and reproduction.
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Comparisons based on USDA nutritional facts:  Bread, Multi-Grain (includes whole-grain) contains 7g of Fibre per 100g.  Spinach, raw contains 2.7mg of Iron per 100g.  Milk, whole, 3.25% milkfat contains 113mg of Calcium per 100g.