Bob's Red Mill, Natural Raw Wheat Germ, 12 oz (340 g)
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Bob's Red Mill, Natural Raw Wheat Germ, 12 oz (340 g)
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Bob's Red Mill, Natural Raw Wheat Germ, 12 oz (340 g)

Specifications
  • Shipping Weight: 0.95 lbs (0.43 kg)
  • Product Code: BRM-01150
  • UPC Code: 039978011503
  • Package Quantity: 12 oz (340 g)
  • Dimensions: 2.5 x 4 x 6.5 in, 0.8 lbs (0.36 kg)
  • Expiration Date: Mar 2015 Expiration Date Info
SRP: $3.23
Our Price: $3.07
4 for $11.97 12 for $35.00
Savings of: $0.16 (5% Off)
In Stock: Yes

Product Overview

Description
  • To Your Good Health - Bob Moore
  • Friend of the Heart
  • The Heart of the Wheat Kernel
  • A Natural Source of Folic Acid
  • Kosher
  • All Natural
  • Free of Preservatives and Chemical Additives

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Wheat Germ is the heart of the wheat berry. It has a delicious nutty flavor, and is packed with nutrition. For a scant 45 calories and one gram of unsaturated fat, a two tablespoon serving will provide to grams of dietary fiber, ten percent of recommended daily value of folic acid, eight percent of recommended daily value of phosphorus, magnesium and zinc, fifteen percent of your vitamin E and ten percent of your 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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A 2 Tablespoon serving of Wheat Germ Provides:

Vitamin E - Best known for its positive association with heart disease prevention, vitamin E has also been linked with a host of other health benefits including strengthening the immune system. Ironically, some of the best sources of vitamin E are higher-fat foods. Since Wheat Germ contains only 1 gram of fat per serving, adding wheat germ as a source of vitamin E to your diet makes it easier to stay within the recommended fat guidelines.

2 Tablespoons Wheat Germ = 15% of the recommended Daily Value

Folic Acid - Also known as folate or folacin. This B vitamin is necessary for heart and blood vessel health, and for proper cell replication. Research has linked it with helping to protect against neural tube birth defects. Current recommendations are that all women of childbearing age consume 400 micrograms of folic acid every day.

2 Tablespoon Wheat Germ = 38 mcg folic acid = 10% of the recommended Daily Value

Other Essential Minerals

Provides 8% of the recommended Daily Value of Phosphorus, Magnesium and Zinc.

Dietary Fiber

Provides 8% of the recommended daily value.

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.

Suggested Use

Keeps best refrigerated or frozen

Toasted Wheat Germ

Toasting Wheat Germ gives it an especially nutty flavor and crunchy texture. Set your oven to 350ºF. Pour Wheat Germ in a thin layer on a cookie sheet and bake it for 5 to 10 minutes or until lightly browned. Keep a close watch on the Wheat Germ and stir frequently, as it browns easily.

Other Ingredients

100% natural raw wheat germ

Manufactured in a facility that also uses tree nuts, soy, wheat and milk.

Supplement Facts
Serving Size: 2 Tbsp (11 g)
Serving Per Container: About 31
Amount Per Serving % Daily Value*
Calories 45  
Calories from Fat 10  
Total Fat 1 g 2%
Saturated Fat 0 g 0%
Trans Fat 0 g  
Cholesterol 0 mg 0%
Sodium 0 mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate 5 g 2%
Dietary Fiber 2 g 8%
Sugars 2 g  
Protein 3 g  
Vitamin A   0%
Vitamin C   0%
Calcium   0%
Iron   4%
Folate   10%
Vitamin E   15%
Phosphorus   8%
Thiamin   10%
Magnesium   8%
Zinc   8%
*Percent Daily Values (DV) are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  Calories: 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less than 65 g 80 g
Sat. Fat Less than 20 g 25 g
Cholesterol Less than 300 mg 300 mg
Sodium Less than 2,400 mg 2,400 mg
Total Carb.   300 g 375 g
Dietary Fiber   25 g 30 g

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