Do you want to live a healthier life? If so, one way to go about it is to start eating healthier! Trust us, your heart will thank you for it. The superfoods you are about to see are full of everything you need to improve the well-being of your heart. Studies show that you can prevent cardiovascular disease with a good diet, so let us get to it!
Barley is an excellent substitution for rice. It’s a whole grain and the fiber inside can lower cholesterol levels, as well as lower blood sugar levels. The trick with barley is knowing the difference between hulled or whole grain barley and pearl barley.
Whole grain barley is the healthiest and while pearl barley isn’t bad for you, most of the heart-healthy fiber has been removed. Barley goes great in soups and stews as well!