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Updated 16 April 2013

Wheatgerm

Wheatgerm relieves constipation and also supports heart health.

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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
 
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