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Bob's Red Mill, Natural Raw Wheat Germ, 16 oz (453 g) (Discontinued Item)

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  • Product Code: BRM-00150
  • UPC Code: 039978001504
  • Package Quantity: 16 oz (453 g)
  • Dimensions: 2.6 x 4 x 7 in, 1.05 lbs (0.48 kg)

Product Overview

  • To Your Good Health...Bob Moore
  • Friend of the Heart
  • The Heart of the Wheat Kernel
  • A Natural Source of Folic Acid
  • You Can See Our Quality!
  • Kosher
  • All Natural

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.

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.

Dear Friends, we would like to share important information about Wheat Germ with you.

A 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 healthy benefits including strengthening the immune system. Ironically, some of the best sources of vitamin E are higher-fat foods. Since Wheat Germ contains only 1.5 grams 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 Tablespoons Wheat Germ = 50 mcg folic acid = 13% of the recommended Daily Value

Other Essential Minerals

Provides 10% of the recommended Daily Value of Phosphorus, Magnesium and Zinc.

Dietary Fiber

Provides 10% of the recommended Daily Value.

Suggested Use

Keeps best refrigerated or frozen

Banana Orange Smoothie

1 1/2 cups Plain Low Fat Yogurt

1/2 cup Orange Juice

1/4 cup Bob's Red Mill Wheat Germ

1/2 tsp. Vanilla

1 Large ripe Banana, peeled and sliced

1 Tbsp Honey

1/4 tsp Ground Cinnamon

Place all ingredients in blender container. Cover and blend on high speed 1 minute or until smooth. Pour into glasses and sprinkle with additional Wheat Germ.

Makes 2 servings.

(For a thicker smoothie, add frozen banana slices)

Other Ingredients

100% natural raw wheat germ

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

Free of preservatives and chemical additives.

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Supplement Facts
Serving Size: 2 Tbsp (16 g)
Servings Per Container: 28
  Amount Per Serving % Daily Value*
Calories 60  
Calories from Fat 15  
Total Fat 1.5 g 3%
Saturated Fat 0 g 0%
Trans Fat 0 g  
Cholesterol 0 mg 0%
Sodium 0 mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate 9 g 3%
Dietary Fiber 2 g 10%
Sugars 2 g  
Protein 4 g  
Vitamin A   0%
Vitamin C   0%
Calcium   0%
Iron   6%
Folate   13%
Phosphorus   10%
Niacin   10%
Magnesium   10%
Zinc   10%
*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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Light test, perfect in yogourt

Posted by coupon-code-GIH008 on Apr 04, 2012

Bob's Red Mill, Natural Raw Wheat Germ Taste great not too strong, ideal for morning in yogourt or cornflakes. Very healthy product

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5 people found the following review helpful

Mostly Wheat Bran

Posted by pickier-than-thou on Apr 16, 2010

No complaints about freshness but it's like 60% wheat bran and 40% wheat germ - I've seen better.

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3 people found the following review helpful

a little nutrition

Posted by Reviewer1306160 on Oct 15, 2008

i always add wheat germ to my baking, whether recipe calls for it or not.

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Posted by Reviewer1400377 on Apr 03, 2009

I use the wheat germ oil and raw wheat germ in a cocktail that's supposed to enhance your hair, skin and nails. Shipping was a great turnaround (it came a few days later). Also these two products have done miracles for my skin. It's clearer and more radiant. Has a glow!

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Posted by BelieveJesus4EternalLife on Jan 04, 2012

This is excellent wheat germ. If you research wheat germ, you will find it is a very healthy food to be eating.

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