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Cardiovascular Disease Research

Article: Barley extracts show weight management potential

Article: An inside view of barley beta glucan

Article: Beta-glucan shows potential prebiotic activity

Blood Pressure Research

Cholesterol Research

Diabetes Research

Glycemic Index

Weight Management Research

Fiber Research

Whole Grain Research

Barley health claim - FDA Final Rule

Barley Foods Health Benefits Research Project

USDA ARS: Health effects of barley consumption


Industry News

Health Canada OKs Barley Beta Glucan Health Claim

Cargill’s Barliv™ barley betafiber proves helpful for individuals at risk for type 2 diabetes

Development of Functional Spaghetti Enriched in Bioactive Compounds Using Barley Coarse Fraction Obtained by Air Classification

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Cardiovascular Disease Research

Effect of consuming novel foods consisting [of] high oleic canola oil, barley β-glucan and DHA on cardio disease risk in humans - New

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Blood Pressure Research

Blood Pressure Reduced by Whole Grain Diet Containing Barley or Whole Wheat and Brown Rice in Moderately Hypercholesterolemic Men

Whole-Grain Diets Reduce Blood Pressure in Mildly Hypercholesterolemic Men and Women 

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Cholesterol Research

 

B-Glucan from Barley and its Lipid-Lowering Capacity: a meta-analysis of randomized, controlled trials

Effect of High B-Glucan Barley on Serum Cholesterol Concentrations and Visceral Fat Area in Japanese Men - A randomized, double-blinded, placebo-controlled diet

The Effects of Concentrated Barley [Beta]-Glucan on Blood Lipids in a Population of Hypercholesterolaemic Men and Women

Diets Containing Barley Significantly Reduce Lipids in Mildly Hypercholesterolemic Men and Women

Lipids Significantly Reduced by Diets Containing Barley in Moderately Hypercholesterolemic Men

Effect of Boiled Barley-Rice Feeding in Hypercholesterolemic and Normolipemic Subjects

Barley and Wheat Foods: Influence on Plasma Cholesterol Concentrations in Hypercholesterolemic Men

Hypercholesterolemic Effect of Barley Foods on Healthy Men

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Diabetes Research

Reduced viscosity Barley B-Glucan versus placebo: a randomized controlled trial of the effects on insulin sensitivity for individuals at risk for diabetes mellitus

Metabolic Improvement of Male Prisoners with Type 2 Diabetes in Fukushima Prison, Japan

Breakfast Cereals and Risk of Type 2 Diabetes in the Physician's Health Study I  

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Glycemic Index

 

Fibrous barley and mushroom beta-glucans reduce glycemic response of extruded snacks

Barley B-Glucan Reduces Plasma Glucose and Insulin Responses Compared with Resistant Starch in Men

Effects of GI and Content of Indigestible Carbohydrates of Cereal-based Evening Meals on Glucose Tolerance at a Subsequent Standardized Breakfast

Post-Prandial Responses to Cereal Products Enriched with Barley Beta-Glucan

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Weight Management Research

 

Barley extracts show weight management potential

Effects of indigestible carbohydrates in barley on glucose metabolism, appetite and voluntary food intake over 16 h in healthy adults

Beneficial Health Effects of Consumption of Barley and Barley Components by Humans

Consumption of Whole Grains Containing Beta-Glucan Altered Short-Term Satiety and Glycemic Response in Overweight Women

Effect of High B-Glucan Barley on Serum Cholesterol Concentrations and Visceral Fat Area in Japanese Men - A randomized, double-blinded, placebo-controlled trial

Dietary Fiber and Body Weight 

Whole-Grain Intake and Cereal Fiber are Associated with Lower Abdominal Adiposity in Older Adults

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Fiber Research

Fiber protects against type 2 diabetes - NEW

Fiber and weight loss

Dietary Fiber Intake and Mortality in the NIH-AARP Diet and Health Study

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Whole Grain Research

Long-term studies tout whole grain benefits

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Barley Foods Health Benefits Research Project

In 2000, the National Barley Foods Council, in cooperation with the Barley Foods Research Steering Committee and the National Barley Improvement Committee, recommended that permanent funding be approved in the USDA ARS program budget to initiate clinical trials to investigate the human health benefits of barley.

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USDA ARS: Health effects of barley consumption

Researchers from the US Department of Agriculture/Agricultural Research Services Diet & Human Performance Laboratory in Beltsville, MD presented an update on barley foods research investigating the grain’s health benefits as it relates to critical health issues facing Americans today. For more information, click here.

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USDA ARS: Health effects of barley consumption

Researchers from the US Department of Agriculture/Agricultural Research Services Diet & Human Performance Laboratory in Beltsville, MD presented an update on barley foods research investigating the grain’s health benefits as it relates to critical health issues facing Americans today. For more information, click here.

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