Healthy Benefits

Disease Prevention and Risk Reduction

A 2008 article published in the European Journal of Nutrition cited studies showing that bran may help treat diabetes and cardiovascular disease.

A 2001 article in the Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry described the antioxidant and antibacterial compounds in barley bran.


Reinhard, Tonia. Superfoods: The Healthiest Foods on the Planet. Buffalo, NY: Firefly, 2010. Print.

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