Preventative Measure Against Cardiovascular Diseases
Oxidative stress in the body is associated with diseases such as atherosclerosis
(hardening of the arteries), Parkinson’s disease and dementia, amongst others. The
high concentration of Vitamin E as antioxidants protects the body against free
radicals and oxidative stress.
As wheat germ helps lower cholesterol, this directly reduces the chance of strokes
and heart disease: some studies have shown that reducing the “bad” cholesterol
(LDL) by 7% can lead to a 15% lower risk of heart disease. Essential fatty acids
(mostly Omega-3 and Omega-6) found in wheat germ also strengthen the internal
body, and is beneficial for heart protection.
Regularly consuming wheat germ can help reduce the risk factors associated with
coronary heart diseases and can increase the overall health of your cardiovascular