Applied Nutrition Science

Welcome to Barley+ Healthcare Professional web pages. Barley+ is rich in 3 fiber types: 1) resistant starch; 2) soluble fiber; and 3) insoluble fiber. See the infographic below for a broad overview of the functions of these fiber types in the gastrointestinal tract.

for better gut nutrition

is rich in BARLEYmax™, the one non-genetically engineered whole grain unique for its natural mix of three high quality fiber types, including prebiotic dietary fiber.

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Soluble fiber captures nutrients in the viscous
GI materials

This impedes enzyme access, reducing
carbohydrate , & sugar digestion & absorption rate

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Beta-glucan soluble fiber increases
cholesterol-bound bile acid excretion, reducing circulating cholesterol levels

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Digestion produces:

  • Resistant starch, soluble
    fiber (incl. beta-glucan) & insoluble fiber
  • Carbohydrates, proteins, fats, vitamins, minerals & antioxidants

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Resistant starch, fructans &
FOS have prebiotic effects

Bacteria ferment these in the large bowel, producing short chain fatty acids , which are important to human health

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Insoluble fiber :

  • Increases fecal mass
    & colonic transit rate
  • Improves regular bowel
    function & evacuation

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