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Aktivated® Barley is a pre-sprouted grain which can be taken throughout the day to increase carbohydrate intake for a number of different sports.
The beta-glucans found within the barley can contribute to the maintenance of normal blood cholesterol levels. Due to this being a low GI source of carbohydrate this can also contribute to the reduction of the blood glucose rise after it is consumed.
Aktivated® Barley is ideal for anyone looking to increase daily carbohydrate intake in the form of a low GI source of carbohydrate.
The dietary choices of all our customers are extremely important to us. Whilst this product is manufactured using ingredients and processing aids suitable for the vegan diet, please note that dairy powders are also used within the same production facility and cross contamination may occur at very small levels.
Carbohydrates contribute to muscle recovery† after high intensity and/or endurance exercise. Therefore in order to replenish muscular glycogen stores we recommend adding 3/4 large scoop (30g) to 150-250ml of water or your favourite beverage in a Myprotein shaker within 4 hours of exercise. †Beneficial effect is obtained through consumption of carbohydrates, from all sources, at a total intake of 4 g per kg body weight, at doses within the first 4 hours and no later than 6 hours of exercise.
Store in a cool, dry place away from direct sunlight. This product is intended to be used alongside an active lifestyle and a balanced diet. Suitable for vegetarians and vegans.
For allergens, including cereals containing gluten, see ingredients in bold. May also contain soy, milk and egg.
Unflavoured: Aktivated*®* Barley Starch Powder (100%)
Serving Size - ¾ large scoop (30g)
Servings Per Container - 33 (1kg)
|Per 100g||Per Serving||*RI|
|Energy||1590 kJ/377 kcal||477 kJ/113 kcal||6%|
|Fat||1.9 g||0.6 g||1%|
|of which saturates||0.3 g||0.1 g||0%|
|Carbohydrates||70 g||21 g||8%|
|of which sugars||0 g||0 g||0%|
|Fibre||20 g||6 g|
|Protein||10 g||3 g||6%|
|Salt||<0.01 g||<0.01 g||0%|
* Reference intake of an average adult (8400 kJ/2000 kcal)
The nutritional information is based on the Unflavoured version, when choosing an alternative flavour the nutritional values may vary by up to 10%
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Thought I'd try this product as a way of increasing my carb intake. On its own with water or milk is drinkable but tastes like flour so I mix it with some flavoured protein and instant oats to make a nice post workout shake or meal replacement. Also quite nice as an alternative for flour when making pancakes, just mix the Barley with some oats, milk and eggs.
"It's hard to beat for it's nutrient and fibre content and being low GI as well it's ideal for a breakfast shake. It's a bit gritty though and doesn't really dissolve as such, it just seems to get held in suspension temporarily! If you're having this in a shake, don't pour it into a glass after mixing in the shaker otherwise you'll have an inch of silt to fight through at the bottom of the glass. Instead drink it straight from the shaker (leave the wire ball in) and give it a swill round after every couple of mouthfulls. It is expensive compared to oats but given the far superior nutrient profile of this and it's ultra low GI it's not really a fair comparision. If you're just having one scoop a day it lasts so long that the cost isn't that noticable."
This is a great carb source if you want complex. The taste is nice and mixes well the only thing to let it down is its gritty texture.
got my activated barley this morning and used it in a shake with milk and chocolate whey80. It has minimal taste and smell with a floury consistency. I mixed it with a hand blender and the shake had a slight 'gritty' feel but was fine no lumps just tiny pieces. Mixed this way it tasted similar to instant mass by reflex. So my verdict is it was a very good alround product and i would definately recommend it to others! \r\n