Benefits of Wheat Germ

A Strong Foundation – Wheat Germ

The wheat germ is the reproductive part of the plant and therefore is loaded with good nutrition because it contains everything needed to grow and develop into a new and healthy organism. According to Mayo Clinic, wheat germ is one of the top 10 Great Health Foods. It is an excellent source of Thiamin, a high source of potassium and iron, a good source of folate, magnesium, manganese, selenium, phosphorous and zinc. Also, the wheat germ oil is highly nutritious enriched with omega-3 fatty acids and at 28% the protein levels are higher than most animal proteins.

If you ask any dietician or nutrition expert, you will get a glowing review for consuming wheat germ. There is a long list of purported health benefits linked to wheat germ including:

  • Helps boost the immune system
  • Boost heart health and helps prevent cardiovascular disease
  • Helps keep blood sugar levels stable
  • Has cancer prevention qualities
  • Can assist with anti-aging, helps lower inflammation
  • Positively affects mental agility
  • Assist in muscle development
  • Provides more stamina
  • Helps the body heal wounds
  • Assists with digestion
  • Helps prevent damage to arteries
  • Supports a healthy nervous system
  • Helps to lower anxiety levels and improve mood
  • Can help with weight loss

Wheat Nuts® and Nadanut® contain ~25% stabilized wheat germ, a very healthy and nutritious foundation to build a snack product upon. This is also one of the secret ingredients of the recipe that give Nadanut the look, taste, and crunch of a nut without the nut allergens or high costs. So, give them a try, you won’t believe that they are Nadanut®!