WHAT IS WHEAT GERM?
Wheat germ is the embryo of the wheat plant, the part which has the
potential to grow into a new plant. The word ‘germ’ comes from the
word ‘germinate’ which means ‘to begin to grow and develop’.
Wheat germ only makes up 2.5% of a single wheat
kernel. While it is only a fraction in size, it is actually
the most concentrated, nutrient-dense part of the
It is considered as a superfood and those who have tried it enjoy the
health benefits. The high concentration of Vitamin E, dietary fibre,
Protein and B Vitamins, amongst others, have been proven to be
positive for the body.
It is highly recommended to get essential nutrients from the food
that we eat. Natural foods contain a multitude of different vitamins
and minerals that may not be fulfilled by supplements, and your
body absorbs better when it comes from a dietary source.