Nutrition Reference

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What is Beta-Glucan?

The active ingredient that provide barley one of its health benefits is Beta-glucan. Beta-glucan is a type of soluble fibre. It has been shown to reduce cholesterol levels and risk of heart disease by absorb excessive bad cholesterol (LDL).


Approved Nutrient Function Claim:

Consume 3g of barley beta-glucan everyday helps to lower or reduce blood cholesterol

Approved Nutrient Function Claim:

Barley fibre helps reduce or lower cholesterol. High cholesterol is a risk factor for heart disease.

Approved Nutrient Function Claim:

Long-term intake of barley beta-glucan has been shown to lower blood cholesterol. Blood cholesterol lowering may reduce the risk of (coronary) heart disease.

Approved Nutrient Function Claim:

Beta-Glucan from Barley as part of a diet low in saturated fat and cholesterol, may reduce the risk of heart disease.



Statement of the Authority:

1. Source from Malaysia Ministry of Health

2. Source from Health Canada

3. Source from European Food Safety Authority

4. Source from U.S. Food and Drug Administration

5. Source from Food Standard Australia and New Zealand