Wheat germ meal or wheatgerm is a concentrated source of several essential nutrients, including vitamin E, folate (folic acid), phosphorus, thiamin, zinc, and magnesium, as well as essential fatty acids and fatty alcohols.



  •  Used as food supplement.


  • It’s a great source of vegetable proteins, along with fiber and healthy fats. It’s also a good source of magnesium, zinc, thiamin, folate, potassium, and phosphorus.Wheat germ is high in vitamin E, an essential nutrient with antioxidant properties.


  • People who are gluten intolerant or have gluten allergies should avoid wheat germ supplements, as it contains gluten.
  • People who are on a low-carb diet should be mindful of their portion of wheat germ, as one cup contains nearly 60 grams of carbohydrates.


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Other names

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Source: Wikipedia, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cereal_germ

Healthline, https://www.healthline.com/health/wheat-germ-benefits

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