Oil, wheat germ

Fun Facts

  1. Wheat germ has anti-aging properties, and can positively affect mental agility, muscle development, stamina, and the healing rate for wounds. The nutrients in wheat germs can also aid in digestion, prevent damage to the arteries, and help in efforts to lose weight.
  2. Wheat germ is the small, nutrient-containing center of a wheat kernel, comprising only about 2.5% of the weight of the kernel, but packing a very beneficial list of attributes.
  3. Wheat is one of those examples, and wheat germ is the healthy part that contains the vast majority of the nutrients. A wheat kernel consists of the outside shell (wheat bran), the starchy endosperm (used to mill flour), and the wheat germ (the reproductive element).
  4. The wheat germ is the part of each kernel that helps in reproducing the plant, so naturally, it contains the many nutrients needed to grow and develop into a healthy, new organism.

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