The Power of Barley Unleashed
Barley beta-glucan is a type of soluble fibre found in the cell walls of barley grains. It's an excellent source of fibre and has been linked with numerous health benefits that is now accepted by Health Canada and the US FDA. Currently, NutraStat is the only barley beta-glucan fibre supplement available in North America.
Undisputed Health Benefits
Researchers have linked the daily consumption of barley beta-glucan to several health benefits. Most notably, it is accepted by Health Canada, the US FDA, and healthcare professionals for:
Barley beta-glucan enhances the performance of beneficial bacteria in your gut, improves regularity, and controls appetite by moderating hunger fullness and satiety.
Barley beta-glucan has been clinically proven to naturally lower both LDL and total cholesterol levels. It is over twice as effective at lowering cholesterol than pysllium husk.
Barley beta-glucan can hlep reduce blood glucose spikes after meals, making it an excellent option for athletes, diabetics, and anyone else seeking more consistent blood glucose levels.
Upgrade from Psyllium
Both psyllium and beta-glucan are types of soluble fibre supplements, however beta-glucan has stronger and more diverse health benefits.
|NutraStat||Major Psyllium Brands|
|Active Ingredient||Beta-Glucan Fibre||Psyllium Husk|
|Extraction Method||Natural air extraction||Water extraction using chemicals|
|Amount required to lower cholesterol||3g per day*||7g per day|
|Associated Risks||None||Esophageal obstruction, bezoars, adenomas, allergic reaction|
|Additives||None||Artifical colours, sweeteners, and flavours|
|Blood Sugar Control||4g per day||No|
|100% Canadian Made||Yes||No|
*one serving of NutraStat provides the required 3g of beta-glucan to naturally lower cholesterol
Source and Extraction
Barley provides the highest yeilds of beta-glucan. NutraStat is made from exclusively non-GMO Canadian grown barley grain.
Recently developed technology allows for the extraction of beta-glucan fibre from barley grains using an environmentally friendly air extraction technique. Our company, Sunny Boy Foods, uses this novel extraction method to produce NutraStat. Notably, we don't use any additives, chemicals, or solvents at any point – meaning you can feel confident consuming NutraStat daily.
Add to Anything
Unlike psyllium, beta-glucan powder is neutral tasting and can easily be disolved into water and other beverages, or added/sprinkled on top of your favorite foods. This makes it increadibly versitile and easy to incorporate into your family's diet.