Barley has been a superfood for thousands of years. The Roman army ate it, Gladiators were fed on it to boost their training and fuel long marches, and build them up for battles.
What does the nursery rhyme Jack & Jill really mean? Is is a parable of two friends or siblings watching out for each other? Choose your favourite version
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It is said to have been traditionally used for generations to treat wound infections and promote healing. Even recently it was tested as a weapon against hospital infections such as MRSA.
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