Wheat Germ Oil, 16 fl oz
Vendor: Now Foods
Wheat germ oil is extracted from the germ of the wheat kernel, which makes up only 2.5% by weight of the kernel Wheat germ oil is particularly high in octacosanol - a 28-carbon long-chain saturated primary alcohol found in a number of different vegetable waxes. Octacosanol has been studied as an exercise- and physical performance-enhancing agent. Very long chain fatty alcohols obtained from plant waxes and beeswax have been reported to lower plasma cholesterol in humans. Wheat germ oil is also very high in vitamin E (255 mg/100g), and has the highest content of vitamin E of any food that has not undergone prior preparation or vitamin fortification. As a cooking oil, wheat germ oil is strongly flavored, expensive and easily perishable Wheat germ oil contains the following fatty acids
Shake well. Take one level tablespoon daily, preferably with meals.
|Serving Size:||1 TBSP (15 mL)|
|Servings Per Container:||31|
|Amount Per Serving||% Daily Value*|
|* Percent Daily Values are based on 2,000 calorie diet.
* Daily Value not established.
|Calories from Fat||120|
|Total Fat||13.5 g||21%|
|Saturated Fat||2.5 g||13%|
|Trans Fat||0 g|
|Polyunsaturated Fat||8.5 g|
|Monounsaturated Fat||2 g|
|Total Carbohydrate||0 g||0%|
|Dietary Fiber||0 g||0%|
Pure Wheat Germ Oil.
Contains no: sugar, salt, starch, yeast, corn, soy, milk, egg, shellfish or preservatives.
Refrigerate after opening. Shake well to mix if natural separation of oil components occurs.
Made in the USA