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Is Barley a Good Carb Choice while Cutting?

I don’t usually see much said about barley. And i was wondering if it would be a decent choice. And this is really my first time ever cutting some fat so i cant say i know all that much.

Like beer?

High carbs, obviously, but a good choice. It sprouts easily if you’re into that.

I found barley really hard to eat. It was like the worst oatmeal ever.

You usually do something with it, like use it to thicken soups or casseroles. If you want to eat it like oatmeal, soak it for at least 12 hours first.

Crock pot/slow cooker is a great way to do it.

[quote]Nards wrote:
I found barley really hard to eat. It was like the worst oatmeal ever.[/quote]

I used to cook it with brown rice for like 2 hours, which is much longer than recommended. Kind of bland more than anything else.

Has lots of fiber and a low glycemic load.

I read a study in which people ate barley at their nighttime meal, and their insulin sensitivity increased the next day.

[quote]Uncle Gabby wrote:
Nards wrote:
I found barley really hard to eat. It was like the worst oatmeal ever.

I used to cook it with brown rice for like 2 hours, which is much longer than recommended. Kind of bland more than anything else.[/quote]

Add cinnamon

Add splenda

Add Metabolic Drive

Success?

grains of any type are not a good idea for cutting