Home > Diet and nutrition > Healthy Food > Nuts, seeds and grains Updated 16 April 2013 Wheatgerm Wheatgerm relieves constipation and also supports heart health. 0 Vit & Min doses per day » Count calories in food » Is my vegetarian diet balanced? » Ask The Dietitians » Wheatgerm relieves constipation and also supports heart health. Wheatgerm is rich in folate and it also provides antioxidant protection. Wheatgerm is nutrient-rich and also contains vitamins B1 and B6 and E. Wheatgerm is best eaten fresh. It must, like other grains, be stored in airtight containers.Two tablespoons eaten daily provide an adult with 40% of his/her folate and vitamin B1 needs. Calories 300 Fat 10g Fibre 10mg Folate 320mcg Iron 8,4mg Niacin 4,4mg Potassium 980mg Protein 28g Vitamin B1 2g Vitamin B6 3,2mg Vitamin E 22mg Zinc 17mg Per 100g More in Diet and nutrition Seeds: small in size, big in benefits! More: Healthy FoodNuts, seeds and grains advertisement Read Health24’s Comments Policy Comment on this story 0 comments Comments have been closed for this article. Logout Comment 0 characters remaining Share on Facebook Loading comments... From our sponsors Keep an eye on your vision Which skin products are better, ‘medical grade’ or ‘over-the-counter’? Win 1 of 6 R5000 cash prizes Win Skin Renewal voucher Live healthier Exercise benefits for seniors » Working out in the concrete jungle Even a little exercise may help prevent dementia Here’s an unexpected way to boost your memory: running Seniors who exercise recover more quickly from injury or illness When sedentary older adults got into an exercise routine, it curbed their risk of suffering a disabling injury or illness and helped them recover if anything did happen to them. No relief for MS » Drug shows promise against MS in mouse study Vitamin D may slow multiple sclerosis Obesity in girls tied to higher MS risk Exercise may not lower women's risk of MS A Harvard study showed no evidence to support the idea that exercise lowers the risk of multiple sclerosis.