WholisticMatters invites you to see what amazing nutrients are contained in a bite of barley grass, an edible grass characterized by the young green leaves and stems of the barley plant after about 10 days of sprouting. Barley grass is rich with nutrients, enzymes and antioxidants, such as:
- Flavones, plant compounds with anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial, and anti-cancer activities
- Biotin, a B vitamin necessary for energy metabolism, histone modification, gene regulation, and cell signaling
- Riboflavin, a B vitamin vital for energy production, cell function, metabolism, and growth and development
- and much more
This bite-sized video is a part of our Color of Food series where we see the health benefits that come from phytonutrients, which create the colors of foods and possess many health-promoting properties, including antioxidant and anti-inflammatory actions. Be sure to click on the link below for more information!
Read more about barley grass.
View the Color of Food series.