Barley grass can help treat or prevent many health problems, including diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, inflammation and insomnia. Additionally, barley grass is said to promote weight loss, enhance energy, slow the aging process, stimulate the digestive system, boost immunity, and even protect against cancer. A vegetarian diet consisting of fruit, salads, carrot juice, tubers, grain products, nuts, seeds, and a dehydrated barley grass juice product may benefit people with fibromyalgia by reducing pain, and improving flexibility. Following a diet that includes barley grass may help reduce cholesterol levels. Barley grass contains an exceptionally high amount of “organic sodium” which can help to alleviate arthritis symptoms.