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Frequently Asked Questions

Q: What is BarleyLife® Xtra? It's a high-end, high-quality supplement. It combines eighteen fruits and vegetables with young barley grass, one of the most nutritious plants on earth.

Q: How is BarleyLife® Xtra made? It's made by taking nutrient-rich plants like barley grass, carrots and broccoli and juicing them. It's then made into a powder. When consumed, the nutrients are absorbed into your body as if you had eaten the fruits and vegetables whole.

Q: Where is BarleyLife® Xtra grown? Using organic methods, barley grass crops are grown in the United States in premium, high-nutrient soil without the use of pesticides, herbicides or fungicides. The ground is clean, has never been heavily farmed and there are no nearby smokestack industries. No irrigation system is in place. Rainwater supplies the necessary moisture.

To produce one pound of highly concentrated barley juice powder, it takes fifteen pounds of barley grass (15:1).

Q: How is BarleyLife® Xtra sweetened? BarleyLife® Xtra is naturally sweetened with fruit and vegetable juices, along with stevia, which is made from the stevia plant leaves. The stevia and fruits act on the sweet taste buds in the front of the mouth. This provides a sweeter taste, without adding a lot of sugars.

One serving of BarleyLife® Xtra provides a single gram of natural sugar.

Q: Why do you prefer BarleyLife® Xtra instead of BarleyLife®? I take both of them. However, BarleyLife® Xtra tastes better. (grin)

Also, because of the added fruits and vegetables, BarleyLife® Xtra is higher in Vitamin C.

Finally, since our son likes BarleyLife® Xtra, it's easier to order one product, rather than several different versions of BarleyLife®.

Q: Is there any fiber in BarleyLife® Xtra? No. Most supplements contain fiber because it's a cheap filler. You end up getting less of the expensive ingredients (vitamins, minerals, enzymes, probiotics, etc.)

On the other hand, because BarleyLife® Xtra does not have fillers, you're getting nothing but concentrated nutrition.

Q: How much vitamin C is in BarleyLife® Xtra? BarleyLife® Xtra delivers 34% of the daily requirement for vitamin C per serving.

Vitamin C is a critical nutrient for holding your muscles, bones and tissues together, protects against bruising and helps your body absorb iron and folate. It also keeps your gums healthy, promotes the healing of cuts, scrapes and wounds, protects against infection as well as cell-damaging free radicals. 

The acerola cherry in BarleyLife® Xtra is one of the highest available sources of natural vitamin C.

Q: Why is BarleyLife® Xtra green? It's green because it has a lot of chlorophyll in it. Chlorophyll is a super-nutrient that:
  • Helps reduce body odor 
  • Cleanses your blood 
  • Detoxes your liver 
  • Cuts excess cholesterol, triglycerides and other blood lipids (fats) 
  • Has antioxidant (cancer fighters) properties 
  • Removes toxins from your body 
  • Helps with digestion 
  • Has wound-healing properties 
  • Strengthens your immune system 
  • Fights disease and more 
The chemical structure of chlorophyll (healer of sick cells) closely matches the hemoglobin in human blood. By taking BarleyLife® Xtra, your blood will carry much more oxygen. Increased oxygen is beneficial for healthy red blood cells, breathing conditions, brain fogginess and more.

Q: Is the natural cream flavor from dairy cream? The natural cream flavor is a combination of naturally derived ingredients that mimic the taste of cream. The ingredients are derived from vegetable sources only and acceptable for vegetarians. BarleyLife® Xtra does not contain any dairy products.

Q: What does BarleyLife® Xtra not have? BarleyLife® Xtra does not have pesticides, food coloring, processed sugar, synthetic stabilizers, starch, gluten, soy, wheat, corn, binders, fiber, or filler. There are no preservatives or other toxic additives.

Note: The last gluten test results on the BarleyLife® powder are negative at a detection level of less than 10 parts per million (ppm).

Q: What’s the best way to take BarleyLife® Xtra? It is best absorbed when taken on an empty stomach. Also, do not take BarleyLife® Xtra with acidic juices like orange juice, nor with soft drinks or coffee, as these tend to destroy the nutrients and inhibit absorption.

When giving BarleyLife® Xtra to our son, we mix it with apple and white grape juice, along with purified water, in his sippy cup.

When I take BarleyLife® Xtra, I use a spoon and swallow it with water. You can also mix it in a glass of water and drink it as a juice.

Q: What age groups can take BarleyLife® Xtra? BarleyLife® Xtra is good for everyone, from babies to teens to adults. Babies as young as two days old have been started on BarleyLife® Xtra (by dropper, or tiny amount dry in mouth). We added a small amount to the bottled breast milk of our son, when he was only a few days old.

Q: Who needs BarleyLife® Xtra? According to Prescription for Nutritional Healing, here is a short list of those who should consider taking BarleyLife® Xtra:
  • Adolescents 
  • Alcohol drinkers 
  • Athletes 
  • Dieters 
  • Drug users, prescription or recreational 
  • Elderly people
  • Health fanatics 
  • Junk food eaters 
  • Overweight and obese people 
  • People who supplement with specific, single nutrients 
  • People who eat mostly cooked food 
  • People who have trouble sleeping at night
  • Sick people 
  • Smokers 
  • Stressed out people 
  • Women who are pregnant, nursing, or taking oral contraceptives 
  • Workaholics

Q: Do you have a list of all the ingredients in BarleyLife® Xtra? Juice powder of young barley plants, oligodextrin, apple juice solids, acerola cherry, stevia, fructooligosaccaride (chicory), natural cream flavor, cherry, malic acid, guar gum, natural apple flavor, brown rice, broccoli, carrot, natural cherry flavor, cranberry, grape, lemon, lime, orange, pineapple, raspberry, strawberry, tomato, kale and kelp.

BarleyLife® Xtra is an excellent source of:
  • Vitamin A - eye health and builds a strong immune system 
  • Vitamin B - natural source of energy, reduces stress, adrenal support 
  • Vitamin C - healthy muscle, bones, teeth, tendons, skin 
  • Vitamin K - bone health and blood clotting 
  • Calcium - for the formation of strong bones and teeth 
  • Chromium - required for normal sugar and fat metabolism 
  • Manganese - needed for normal nerve and brain function 
  • Iron - needed for red blood cells, immune system and energy 
  • Zinc - fights acne, healthy hair and nails, muscle growth 
  • Protein - makes up your body's structure, a source for amino acids 
  • Other minerals lacking in today's processed foods

Q: But my family already takes vitamins. Why do we need BarleyLife® Xtra? BarleyLife® Xtra is real food. Man-made synthetic vitamins are "dead" vitamins. They are not in their natural form and are not well absorbed. Virtually all of the nutrients in BarleyLife® Xtra are absorbed by your body.

Supplements only have to be 10% natural in order to legally make this claim. That's why more than 95% of all vitamins sold today are unhealthy, man-made synthetics.

Your body isn't designed to take synthetic vitamins, regards them as toxins, and attempts to eliminate them as rapidly as possible. They act like stimulants, hasten the aging process, rob your body of energy and provide expensive color to your urine.

- Dr. Joel Robbins, M.D.

Synthetic vitamins can build up in your system and cause health problems, including headaches, constipation, asthma and worse. That's why it's important any supplements you or your children take are made from real food. Otherwise, you're better off taking nothing.

"These fruits and veggies are found in BarleyLife Xtra!"

Q: Is there any scientific proof that BarleyLife® Xtra really works? Research shows almost every single vitamin and mineral of value to human nutrition is in BarleyLife® Xtra. Here are five quick examples:

  • A study at John Hopkins Medical University found beta-carotene (Vitamin A) helps prevent cancer. These researchers say people who often eat green leafy vegetables have a much lower chance of getting cancer. Deep green, leafy vegetables are high in beta-carotene. BarleyLife® Xtra is extremely high in beta-carotene. It has 2½ times the beta carotene found in the same weight of raw carrots and twenty-five times that found in an equivalent weight of raw broccoli. 
  • Another study found there are over a thousand different live enzymes in BarleyLife® Xtra. One of those enzymes is super oxide dismutase (SOD). The aging process has been directly linked to decreasing amounts of the SOD enzyme in the body. They've also discovered by increasing the amount of SOD in your system, the body repairs itself more quickly, has less inflammation and acts as a preventive of cancer. 
  • Another enzyme found in BarleyLife® Xtra is P4D1. In laboratory tests, the P4D1 enzyme has been shown to eat the protein sheath off of cancer cells, allowing white blood cells to attack. Whether or not a person develops clinical cancer depends on the ability of their immune system to destroy cancer cells. 
  • Yet another study by Cambridge researchers showed the likelihood of children developing asthma is significantly reduced by a diet high in antioxidants (cancer fighters). BarleyLife® Xtra is loaded with antioxidants. 
  • Finally, Indiana University School of Medicine at Ball State University conducted a study using thirty-two students. They wanted to determine whether or not the barley grass plant could strengthen the immune system. After seventy-one days, blood was drawn from each participant. It showed the immune system was statistically strengthened in the students and their immune systems had become stronger than at the beginning of the study. 

Q: Does BarleyLife® Xtra cure disease? BarleyLife® Xtra is not promoted as a product that cures disease. The AIM Companies™ does not have miracle products. It's the human body that's the real miracle. It simply needs high-quality food to do its work. BarleyLife® Xtra is a high-quality food.

Q: How long have you been taking BarleyLife® Xtra? I've been using BarleyLife® and BarleyLife® Xtra for over twenty years. It all started when I saw what happened to my friend, Janice Gravely, who turned her health around by changing her diet and using BarleyLife® as well as other AIM supplements.

Then my wife started taking BarleyLife® after we were married. About a year later, she was surprised when she no longer needed to wear glasses.

Laura also took BarleyLife® during her pregnancy with our son, Brady. So he has been taking it since before he was born. It’s been ten years now and Brady is one healthy critter!

Q: Who makes BarleyLife® Xtra? BarleyLife® Xtra is made by The AIM Companies™, a thirty-five year old company in Nampa, Idaho.

In 1982, AIM pioneered a way to juice plants such as carrots, beets and barley grass. The juice is then made into an easy to consume powder, delivering concentrated nutrition to your body.

Q: Is The AIM Companies™ a network marketing company? Yes, AIM is a no-nonsense company that focuses on health and nutrition.

And there is the option to do network marketing, if someone wants to do it.

However, I focus on getting customers. I use this website to bring information about BarleyLife® Xtra directly to people who want to learn more about it. The AIM Companies™ compensates me to do that, instead of setting up retail stores.

Anyway, I do not hype or hound anyone, in case you're worried about that. Fewer than one in a hundred people want to do any type of sales, so why annoy them and take a chance on losing a good customer?

I also do not try to convince or persuade anyone to become a customer. I simply find people that already believe nutrition matters. (In other words, I sell water to people in the desert. I do not try to convince everyone they are thirsty.)

The Bottom Line: If buying nutritional supplements from a network marketing company makes you feel at all uncomfortable, then you should not order BarleyLife® Xtra.

Q: What is the cost of BarleyLife® Xtra? It depends. Let me tell you how it comes. They have a couple of options, depending on what you want.

The retail price of BarleyLife® Xtra is $67.50.

If you like buying in bulk, they have a bargain hunter package - six canisters for $390.

You also have the option of becoming a Member and getting it at wholesale.

You know how Costco™ and Sam's Club™ have an annual membership? And then you get things at a special member price?

This works like that.

For a one-time fee of $20, you get a membership to The AIM Companies™. This allows you to get BarleyLife® Xtra at the wholesale price of $52.00, instead of paying retail.

The Member price for the six-canister bargain hunter package is $300, which comes to $50 per canister.

Note: With an initial product order of $100 or more, the $20 application fee is waived and you get your membership for free.

Note: If you decide to sign-up for the monthly auto-ship (Automatic Monthly Reorder), you get an additional five percent discount on orders of $100 or more. On orders of $300 or more, you get an additional ten percent discount.

Q: How often do I have to order? You only order what you need. There's no monthly quota or required minimum order. You order what you want, when you want it.

Many folks are understandably skeptical of network marketing companies and concerned they'll have products coming to their house every month - even if they don't want them. An AIM membership is simply a wholesale number, like you get at Sam's Club™, which allows you to order products at the wholesale price and save money.

Q: Will BarleyLife® Xtra work for me? I don't know if it will work for you or not, but what if it does? What if it works for you the way it has for me and my family? Would you like to try it then?

That's why I say, No Promises, No Problems. Since you're unique, I have no idea how concentrated nutrition will work for you.

The only way to know for sure how anything will work is for you to try it.

Q: Do you offer free samples? No. However, you can try BarleyLife Xtra® to see if you like it by ordering as a Guest. You can do this one time only and it has to be done over the telephone by calling The AIM Companies™.

Q: Does BarleyLife® Xtra come with any type of guarantee? All nutritional products from The AIM Companies™ come with an absolute satisfaction, no fine print guarantee. If for any reason you are not completely satisfied, simply return the unused portion within thirty days, for a full one hundred percent, money-back refund. No hassles and no hard feelings.

Q: How do I order BarleyLife® Xtra? Whenever we place our order, we have the option of going online or calling 1-800-456-2462. It's extremely convenient and our order arrives within five to seven days. When calling to become a Member and order BarleyLife® Xtra, use our referral number 477210.

Here's What You Get With BarleyLife® Xtra 
  • Eighteen fruits and vegetables in a powder 
  • The barley grass plant, one of the most nutritious plants on earth 
  • An excellent source of Vitamin C 
  • Made from real food, not synthetic vitamins - which are risky to your health 
  • 5 to 9 servings of fruits and vegetables every day (Three servings of BarleyLife® Xtra equals six fruits and veggies, while four servings equals nine fruits and veggies.) 
  • Cherry-apple flavor designed to appeal to your taste buds 
  • Antioxidants (cancer fighters), chlorophyll (healer of sick cells) and phytochemicals (plant medicines) 
  • Amino acids, digestive enzymes, plant proteins and more 
  • A No Hassles, No Hard Feelings, No Fine Print, Money Back Guarantee 

BarleyLife® Xtra is an excellent way for you to reap the benefits of a diet rich in fruits and vegetables. It only takes a few minutes a day to give your body the nutrition it needs, but the benefits last a lifetime.

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