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New Science on Leafy Greens & Gut Health

Researchers from Melbourne University, Bio21 Institute and University of York have shown that leafy green vegetables are a vital part of good gut health. Leafy greens contain high quantities of sugars called sulfoquinovose (SQ) which feed good bacteria in the digestive system. A newly discovered enzyme is used by bacteria such as E. coli to…
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Leafy Greens and Glaucoma Risk

A US study has found that people with a diet high in leafy greens have a lower risk of developing glaucoma. Apparently the nitrate from the leafy greens is converted into nitric oxide which increases blood flow. Dark leafy greens such as kale and spinach contain the highest levels of nitrate. Organic Green Barley also…
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Nutrition Trends of 2015

Some nutrition trends from 2015 (CTV News). Includes no-sugar diets, gut health, plan-based diets and green juice diets. Fads may come and go but organic Green Barley remains! Article: http://www.ctvnews.ca/health/from-green-juice-to-no-sugar-the-top-nutrition-trends-of-2015-1.2715004
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