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Is barley fattening?

If you want to lose some weight then you definitely have to watch the amount and kind of foods you consume. Being conscious about the kind of foods you eat determines whether you will achieve some success at the end of your weight loss journey. If you are reading this, then it might be that […]

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Rice – Properties, Benefits and Medicinal uses

Rice is a grain with many medicinal applications. As the most widely consumed grain on earth, it is used to fight diarrhea, relieve constipation, reduce blood pressure, lower cholesterol level, and aid weight loss. As a staple food for over half the world’s population, rice provides 20% of worlds dietary energy supply. It is closely […]

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Oats – Properties, Benefits and medicinal uses

Oats or Avena sativa are one of the most endowed grains when it comes to nutrients, as they are a rich source of many vitamins and minerals. This rich content of healthy nutrients account for its many benefits which include lowering blood cholesterol, aiding weight loss, relieving constipation, and controlling diabetes. Botanical name: Avena sativa Other […]

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Rye – Properties, Benefits and medicinal uses

Rye or Secale cereale is an important grain, cover and forage crop grown extensively in many parts of the world, with Europe as the main producer. As a close relative of barley, this grain has a lot of health benefits on the human body. It can improve heart health, relieve constipation, prevent cancer, control diabetes, aid […]

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Barley (malt) – Properties, Benefits and Medicinal uses

Barley or Hordeum vulgare is one of the first cultivated grain on earth. It is used medicinally against conditions such as high cholesterol, hypertension, diabetes, diarrhea, weight loss, and stomach pain. As of 2014, barley ranked 4th among grains in total production, just behind maize, rice and wheat. Botanical name: Hordeum vulgare Botanical family: Poaceae Other […]