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Wheat germ, benefits, nutritional properties and how to take it

The wheat germ is obtained from the seed of the plant, in fact the central part of this cereal is covered or protected by an outer layer known as bran . As the wheat germ is where another plant will be born, this part is rich in nutrients so that the plant can maintain itself and grow until it is able to feed through the roots.

The first cold pressed and ecological wheat germ oil ensures that the properties have not been altered. We are going to know what wheat germ is good for, its properties and health benefits and how to take this food supplement in the diet.

Nutritional properties of wheat germ

Wheat germ is rich in vitamins E, group B (B1, B2, B3, B7, B9), k, phytosterols, fiber, it has a high content of vegetable protein , in fact, it has essential and non-essential amino acids (histidine, isoleucine, leucine, lysine, methionine, phenylalanine, tryptophan, valine and arginine), oleic, linoleic (omega 3) and linolenic fatty acids, minerals such as selenium, zinc, magnesium, phosphorus, calcium, iodine and iron.

Wheat germ is very beneficial to our health because it has a lipemic, cardioprotective, antioxidant, digestive, hypoglycemic, hypocholestemiating, anti-inflammatory, nutritive, central nervous system stimulant, antianemic, antirheumatic action.

Benefits of consuming wheat germ

  • WHEAT GERM OIL Keeps blood vessels in good condition
  • Take care of our skin , improving any condition we may have
  • Helps prevent coronary heart disease
  • Promotes proper development during the growth stages
  • Improves intellectual and physical performance
  • It is beneficial to prevent and improve cases of arteriosclerosis
  • It fights free radicals due to its great antioxidant power
  • Helps us to have strong nails
  • Avoid and combat iron deficiency anemia
  • Keeps our hair healthy and strong
  • Prevents rheumatic diseases
  • It is beneficial to combat fatigue, asthenia and stress
  • Improves digestions
  • Helps lower blood sugar levels
  • It has great anti-aging effect
  • Maintains the proper functioning of the intestinal transit
  • Prevent osteoporosis
  • It helps with blood circulation
  • It is recommended in cases of insomnia
  • It is beneficial during pregnancy and lactation , the growth stages and in convalescent states
  • Wheat germ oil can be applied directly to the skin to combat wrinkles, burns, stretch marks and other marks.

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How is wheat germ taken?

GERMINATE WHEAT You just have to add both the oil or the flakes to the food once it is already prepared. It has a pleasant taste (although for tastes….).

You can also germinate wheat grains . You can prepare your own sprouts at home, see how to do it here

You can also use the oil to apply it locally and externally to prevent it from reducing wrinkles and other skin marks.

Wheat germ is not a food in itself, it is only a supplement to use at specific and specific times. That is, wheat germ is not a substitute for a healthy diet, this supplement should only be used occasionally.

 

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