Gladiator Barley and the Science Behind it

Did you ever wonder what the science was behind our Gladiator Barley?

In 2006 the FDA allowed for the claim that Barley could reduce the risk of Coronary Heart Disease. The FDA allows this claim due to the fiber in it that helps to control cholesterol. Barley also can protect the liver from injury. A 2016 study published in the Journal of Nutrients found that, in particular, barley sprouts, which have a large amount of saponarin flavonoid, helped protect the liver against alcohol-induced injury. The study's authors noted that the sprouts might help hinder the inflammatory response brought on by alcohol.

The Benefits of Sprouted Barley

Essential Metabolic Enzymes:

Sprouted Barley contains thousands of different metabolic enzymes. To explain, these enzymes catalyze and regulate every biochemical reaction that occurs within the human body. The enzymes are, therefore, imperative for cellular function and health. Equally important, each organ, each tissue, and all of the 100 trillion cells in our body depend upon the reactions of metabolic enzymes with their energy factor to keep us healthy.

Metabolic enzymes, for example, have the job of carrying out many different cellular functions necessary for our survival, for instance, "proteolysis and digestion, cellular respiration, energy storage, and response to the environment."

In particular, these pathways throughout our body are necessary to grow and maintain cellular integrity.

Amino Acids and Their Job:

Amino acids are organic compounds that combine to form proteins, which are the building blocks of life. When a protein is digested or broken down, amino acids are what are left. Additionally, amino acids play a role in almost every system throughout the body. Here are some of the jobs they have:

  1. Helping in the creation and growth of muscles, connective tissue, and skin
  2. Normalizing digestion
  3. Aiding in maintaining muscle tone and tissue strength
  4. Providing energy for your body
  5. Healing and repair throughout the body
  6. Producing neurotransmitters
  7. Regulating moods by helping produce hormones                                                   
  8. Maintaining healthy skins, hair, and nails

Superoxide Dismutase (SOD) and How It Works:

SOD is another feature of the Gladiator Barley. "For years, scientists have sought a way to boost one of the body's most potent natural antioxidant enzymes: superoxide dismutase (SOD). Present both inside and outside cell membranes, and SOD is one of the body's primary internal antioxidant defenses." Specifically, SOD plays a critical role in reducing the oxidative stress implicated in atherosclerosis and other life-threatening diseases. Additionally, studies have shown SOD can play a crucial role in reducing internal inflammation and lessening pain associated with arthritis conditions.

Additionally, by strengthening the body's primary antioxidant system, SOD-boosting supplements may offer the most powerful free radical protection available today".

Increasing one's antioxidant intake is vital for maximum health, especially in today's polluted world. Because the body can't keep up with antioxidant production, many vitamins, minerals, phytochemicals, and enzymes must come from one's daily diet. For this reason, boosting your antioxidant intake can help provide added protection for the body against Heart Problems, Eye Problems, Memory Problems, Mood Disorders, and Immune System Problems.

Gladiator or Heirloom Barley provides many excellent health benefits and possibly protects from several chronic diseases when added to a healthy diet. With this in mind, is it time for you to consider adding sprouted Barley to your diet as you move down the path toward total health and wellness? Call today to place your order or find more information online at

1 comment

  • Anonymous

    BRUCE-THE BIG CALL- says he brushes his hair and teeth with BARLEY

    me too-HL-BRUCE is the #1 seed

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