Bob's Red Mill, Natural Raw, Wheat Germ, 32 oz (907 g)
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- To your Good Health...Bob Moore
- Friend of the Heart
- The Heart of the Wheat Kernel
- A Natural Source of Folic Acid
Wheat Germ is the heart of the wheat berry. It has a delicious nutty flavor and is packed with nutrition. For a scant 60 calories and one and a half grams of unsaturated fat, a two tablespoon serving will provide two grams of dietary fiber, thirteen percent of recommended daily value of folic acid, ten percent of recommended daily value of phosphorus, magnesium and zinc, and fifteen percent of your vitamin E and thiamin requirements. It is a cholesterol and sodium free food, and its fat is unsaturated. You can use Wheat Germ to replace up to one half cup of flour when baking cookies, muffins and breads. Use it as a topping for fruit pies, fruit salads, yogurt and ice cream, or as a nutritious breading for chicken or fish and as filler for meatballs and meatloaf.
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Diets rich in whole grain foods and other plant foods low in total fat, saturated fat and cholesterol, may reduce the risk of heart disease and some cancers.
You can use Wheat Germ to replace up to one half cup of fiber when baking cookies, muffins and breads. Use it as a topping for fruit pies, fruit salads, yogurt and ice cream, or as a nutritious breading for chicken or fish and as filler for meatballs and meatloaf.
Toasted Wheat Germ
Toasting Wheat Germ gives it an especially nutty flavor and crunchy texture. Set your oven on 350°F. Pour Wheat Germ in a thin layer on a cookie sheet and bake for 5 to 10 minutes or until lightly browned. Keep a close watch on the Wheat Germ and stir frequently, as it browns easily.
Wheat Germ Corn Muffins
1 cup Unbleached White Flour
1/2 cup Bob's Red Mill Wheat Germ
1/2 cup Regular Cornmeal
1 Egg, beaten
1/4 cup Butter or Margarine, melted
2 Tbsp Sugar
1 tsp Baking Powder
1/2 tsp Salt
1 cup Milk
For 12 delicious muffins, stir together flour, wheat germ, cornmeal, sugar, baking powder and salt. Make a well in the center. Combine egg, milk and melted butter or margarine; add all at once to flour mixture. Stir just till moistened; batter should be lumpy. Grease muffin pan or line with paper bake cups; fill 2/3 full. Bake at 400° F for 20 minutes or until muffins are lightly browned. Serve warm.
100% Natural Raw Wheat Germ.
Manufactured in a facility that also uses tree nuts, soy, wheat and milk.
Keeps best refrigerated or frozen
|Serving Size: 2 Tbsp (11g)|
|Servings Per Container: 41 (per 16 oz bag)
82 (per 32 oz bag)
|Amount Per Serving:||% Daily Value*|
|Calories from Fat||10|
|Total Fat||1 g||2%|
|Saturated Fat||0 g||0%|
|Trans Fat||0 g|
|Total Carbohydrate||5 g||2%|
|Dietary Fiber||2 g||8%|
|* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.|
|Total Fat||Less than||65 g||80 g|
|Sat. Fat||Less than||20 g||25 g|
|Cholest.||Less than||300 mg||300 mg|
|Sodium||Less than||2,400 mg||2,400 mg|
|Total Carb.||300 g||375 g|
|Fiber||25 g||30 g|
Wheat germ is one of the best sources of dietary fiber, B vitamins (thiamin, folic acid, vitamin B6, niacin, riboflavin, pantothenic acids), manganese, selenium, phosphorus, zinc, magnesium, copper, iron, potas sium, calcium, phytosterols and antioxidants, and can benefit people suffering from diabetes, hypertension, high cholesterol, obesity, heart disease, gastritis, acid reflux, nausea, indigestion, osteoporosis, arthritis, rheumatism and even cancer: it helps stabilize blood sugar and regulate insulin levels, prevents blood spikes keeping you full longer, aids digestion, prevents heartburn and acid reflux, increases appetite, soothes the stomach lining, reduces colon inflammation, normalizes blood pressure, lowers triglycerides and LDL or "bad" cholesterol levels while increasing HDL or "good" cholesterol, protects against strokes, atherosclerosis and peripheral arterial disease, helps maintain healthy bones and teeth, and even reduces the risk of cancer. I love this natural and raw wheat germ and add it to oatmeal, cereal, yogurt, smoothies and different recipes. Not only does it make food taste better, but also it helps normalize my cholesterol levels and blood pressure. Wonderful product. Highly recommended.
This really helps me to have a regular bowel movement. Ever since I had about 2 tbspful with my morning drinks, I did not have any constipation problem.
Posted by Reviewer1878151 on May 25, 2016
Posted by sadeq-fuad on May 06, 2015
specially with milk
Posted by Reviewer2366716 on Apr 23, 2015
Add to my morning cereal for extra fibre
Posted by 5138247983126017047 on Mar 15, 2015
Excellent. The product was so much fresher then I have previous bought in different stores at various locations. I'm sorry that I haven't come here sooner. it increased my yield by??200%???, a bunch anyways. Thanx. Cal