Barley is a cereal grain derived from the annual grass Hordeum vulgare.
Raw materials:derived from the annual grass Hordeum vulgare
Nutritional value:Barley contains eight essential amino acids.According to a recent study, eating whole grain barley can regulate blood sugar (i.e. reduce blood glucose response to a meal) for up to 10 hours after consumption compared to white or even whole-grain wheat, which has a similar glycemic index.
Uses:Barley has many uses. It serves as a major animal fodder, as a base malt for beer and certain distilled beverages, and as a component of various health foods. It is used in soups and stews, and in barley bread of various cultures, from Scotland to Africa.