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.


Soluble fiber captures nutrients in the viscous
GI materials

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


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


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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Barley+ – Healthcare Professionals

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