What is Wheat Germ, How is it Used?

What is Wheat Germ, How is it Used?

It is the essence of wheat, my germ. It is the region where the grain sprouts. Wheat germ, which contains many of the nutrients necessary for the body in high amounts, is a valuable substance. It contains high amounts of vitamins A, E and B1, lecithin, essential fatty acids and proteins, and minerals such as zinc, manganese and chromium.


Let's look at the benefits of my germ. What is the effect of the components in the content of my germ on the development of children? Vitamin E is a very powerful antioxidant. It strengthens the immune system of children and protects against diseases. Vitamins B1 and B2 contribute to the intestinal and dental development of children. Its deficiency causes weakness in the eyes, digestive disorder, constipation, disorder in physical coordination, decreased appetite. Folic acid plays a role in the mental development of children. Zinc is important in the development and functions of the central nervous system. In its deficiency, problems such as limitation of learning ability, growth and development problems, and loss of appetite occur in children.

Wheat germ can be included in the food of babies from the 8th month. It should only be consumed cooked before 1 year of age. It can also be consumed raw after 1 year of age.

You can add it to your soups, vegetable and fruit purees, custards, cakes, pancakes, omelets, that is, everything, and you can make the meals even richer.

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