Barley grass is one of the green grasses?the only vegetation on earth that
can supply sole nutritional support from birth to old age. Agronomists place
this ancient cereal grass as being cultivated as early as 4000 B.C., probably
in the dry lands of southwestern Asia. In the West, barley grass was first
known for the barley grain it produces; there is written mention of the grain
as early as 2800 BC. in Babylon. Barley is also a Biblical food, mentioned
no fewer than 32 times in the Bible.
Barley grass vs. barley grain
Green grasses are at their nutritional peak before they enter the reproductive
cycle. To create grain, the plant must channel its nutrition up to the seed
heads. When grasses are harvested before they enter the reproductive cycle,
they have a different chemical makeup from their adult, largely depleted,
counterparts. Young grasses contain about the same vitamins and minerals as
dark green vegetables. When these grasses are juiced and concentrated, as
in AIM BarleyLife ™, they are far superior nutritionally. This amazing
discovery is supported by data.
Barley contains 33 mg of calcium per 100 g and barley flour contains 32 mg of calcium per 100 g. AIM BarleyLife ™ contains 730 mg of calcium per 100 g. This is more than 7 times the calcium found in an equivalent weight of raw spinach and is times the calcium found in an equivalent weight of raw broccoli. Calcium is essential for bone development. You can see then, that grasses, when juiced and concentrated as in AIM BarleyLife ™, offer us great nutrition.