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Doctor insights on: Barley Malt Syrup

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Is barley helps to reduce weight or not?

Is barley helps to reduce weight or not?

No: There is no negative calorie food and that includes celery. It is the amount and type of food you eat which determine how much weight you may gain or lose . Exercise is often the decisive factor in achieving weight reduction. ...Read more

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What are the benefits of quinoa and barley?

What are the benefits of quinoa and barley?

Great grains!: Quinoa is higher in protein than other major grains, and contains all the essential amino acids. It has a low glycemic index, loaded with fiber, and very high in calcium, iron and b vitamins. Barley is easy to digest, high in selenium (good for elasticity of skin) manganese and b vitamins. It can act as an appetite suppressant. High fiber, low fat, soothing to the bowels. ...Read more

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Is it ok to take green barley during hangover?

Is it ok to take green barley during hangover?

No contraindication: barley tea has been used to treat hangover, but like most hangover cures, there is little objective scientific evidence to prove this. Better to not drink so much that you GET hangovers, because it also means you are drinking enough to cause other problems, not the least of which is developing alcohol abuse/dependence, as well as liver, heart, stomach, pancreas etc. Hydration, vitamins, rest best ...Read more

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Is it normal that I can barley remember anything from when I was younger.?

Is it normal that I can barley remember anything from when I was younger.?

Yes: Yes, it is normal. Majority of people don`t remember what they had for lunch a week ago let alone remembering the early childhood experiences. Some may remember few incidents here and there from their childhood. ...Read more

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Is it ok to eat malted barley it is one of the ingredients in the organic water crackers.

Is it ok to eat malted barley it is one of the ingredients in the organic water crackers.

Yes: Barley is a healthy grain. Malting is a process that increases the sugar in it so malted barley adds some sweetness to the crackers. Crackers tend to be converted primarily into sugar once you digest them anyways so the malted barley is almost like predigesting some of the grain. See http://beer.About.Com/od/homebrewingextract/f/what-is-malted-barley.Htm. ...Read more

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Everytime i try to express milk i get barley enough to cover the bottom of the bottle. What can I do to make this work?

Everytime i try to express milk i get barley enough to cover the bottom of the bottle. What can I do to make this work?

Breast milk: Increase milk supply by stimulation. Using a breast pump helps. Frequent feedings also help. ...Read more

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I weighed 160 last year 2012 i've lost a lot of weight i'm down to barley 130 , i'm skinny and i can't seem to gain weight , what can I do ?

I weighed 160 last year 2012 i've lost a lot of weight i'm down to barley 130 ,  i'm skinny and i can't seem to gain weight , what can I do ?

Weight: Consult with your doctor to rule out any medical causes. Eat a plant based diet similiar to the mediterranean diet and exercise aerobically 4 times a week and begin a weight resistance program three times a week. Also supplement with a protein drink in between meals with a least 15 grams of protein. If you need more help consult with an exercise physiologist. My best. ...Read more

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What are barley supplements? Why not just eat barley?

What are barley supplements? Why not just eat barley?

Good Question: These supplements are concentrated barley extract. The fiber in barley might lower cholesterol and blood pressure. Barley may also reduce blood sugar and Insulin levels. Barley seems to slow stomach emptying. This could help keep blood sugar stable and create a sensation of being full, which might help to control appetite. The gluten in barley can make celiac disease or gluten sensitivity worse. ...Read more