Dr Gram Organic Wheat Germ Raw 250g

$3.90

250g

Wheat germ is the nutrient-rich embryo of the wheat kernel that is removed during the processing of whole wheat grains to white flour and it makes up about 2-3% of the entire wheat kernel. It is good to include wheat germ as part of a balanced diet because it contains many essential vitamins, minerals and healthy fats.

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Known Benefits

Wheat germ contains phytosterols which have been shown to lower cholesterol and promote heart health. In addition, wheat germ contains high amounts of Vitamin E, an anti-oxidant that helps protect the body from damaging free radicals.

It is also a good source of omega-3 fatty acids. Omega-3 fatty acids promote heart health by lowering cholesterol and blood pressure, are important for nervous system functioning, and help elevate mood.

It is also a good source of fiber which has many benefits including improved bowel function and prevention of weight gain.

Some of the other nutrients that can be found in wheat germ are:

  • B vitamins, such as Folate, Niacin, Thiamin, and Vitamin B6
  • Calcium
  • Complex carbs
  • Iron
  • Magnesium
  • Manganese
  • Phosphorous
  • Potassium
  • Protein
  • Selenium
  • Zinc

Recommended Usage

Wheat germ is inexpensive and can be easily incorporated into the diet. Wheat germ is usually preferred toasted because of its texture and the nutty, slightly sweet flavor that it brings out. It can be added to:

  • Breakfast cereals
  • Oatmeal
  • Pancake and waffle mixes
  • Smoothies
  • Yogurt
  • Breads and muffin mixes
  • Cottage cheese
  • Homemade protein bars
  • Casseroles

COUNTRY OF ORIGIN: United States
CERTIFIED ORGANIC BY: USDA

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 3 tbsp. (15.0g)

Calories: 50
Total Fat: 0.5g (1%)
Total Carbohydrates: 10.0g (3%)
Dietary Fibre: 2.0g (8%)
Protein: 3.0g
Calcium: 2%
Iron: 10% %

Daily Value Based on 2000 calorie diet.

Additional information

Weight 250 g
Dimensions 13.0 × 7.0 × 23.0 cm
Weight/Volume

250g

Brand

Dr Gram

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