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Nutritional Profile of Wheat Germ (Plain) - Care Omnia Nutrition

We got 40 nutritional values in our nutrition profile for Wheat Germ (Plain).

Nutrient content compared to all foods

When comparing its nutrient content to all foods in our tool we find that it ranks top-of-the-line (Top 25) for one nutrient:

Also, when compared to all foods, it ranks notably well (Top 100) for six additional nutrients.

With the highest ranking of them being

Nutrient content compared to foods in the same category

A comparison between its nutrient content to foods in the same category (Cereal Grains and Pasta) shows that it ranks very high (Top 10) for 19 nutrients.

Most notable of them being

Additionally, a comparison to foods in the same category shows that it ranks notably well (Top 25) for five additional nutrients.

With the highest ranking of them being

You can find these and more nutrient rankings below.

Table of Contents

Nutrient Content Of Wheat Germ (Plain)

The nutrient content of food is mainly divided into macro- and micronutrients.

Below you'll first find a macronutrient profile that will give you a sense of how the measured macronutrients compare to each other.

Secondly you'll find a lipid (fat) profile that shows you the content of saturated, mono-, and polyunsaturated fatty acids.

After that you'll find our detailed nutrient profile with all measured nutrients.

Macronutrient profile of Wheat Germ (Plain)

Macronutrients are mainly divided into carbohydrates (carbs), lipids (fats), and protein.

In our macronutrient profile we also include water as we think that it gives a more complete picture of how nutrient dense the food is.

Figure 1. Macronutrient profile of Wheat Germ (Plain)

49.6%
10.7%
29.1%
5.6%
Carbs
Fats
Protein
Water

Percent of 100 grams of food. Values can differ from nutrient profile below due to rounding.

After the overview this macronutrient profile provided let's dive deeper and take a look at the lipid (fat) profile!

Lipid (fat) profile of Wheat Germ (Plain)

Lipids (fats) are a major part of the macronutrients in your food.

Lipids (fats), are divided into saturated and unsaturated fats. The unsaturated fats are then in turn divided into mono-, and polyunsaturated fats.

Here's a lipid (fat) profile to give you a sense of how the content of each type of fat compare to each other.

Figure 2. Lipid (fat) profile of Wheat Germ (Plain)

1.8%
1.5%
6.6%
Saturated
Mono
Poly

Percent of 100 grams of food. Values can differ from nutrient profile below due to rounding.

And now, let's look at the detailed nutrient profile!

Detailed nutrient profile of Wheat Germ (Plain)

Below we list all the nutrients that we have a measurement for. This is where you can find out what micronutrients there are in your food.

All nutrients are grouped together according to their type. Click on a nutrient type to show the individual nutrients. You can find other foods that contain the same nutrient by clicking on it.

If you can't find a specific nutrient, we recommend you go to our complete list of nutrients or try searching for it.

Nutrient Profile: Wheat Germ (Plain)

In food category: Cereal Grains and Pasta

Carbohydrates (3)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Carbohydrates, by difference
49.6 g
14.1 g
82
516
Fiber, total dietary
15.1 g
4.3 g
8
101
Sugars (Total incl. NLEA)
7.8 g
2.2 g
4
934
Fatty Acids (4)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Fatty Acids, total monounsaturated
1.5 g
425.2 mg
67
1724
Fatty Acids, total polyunsaturated
6.6 g
1.9 g
4
441
Fatty Acids, total saturated
1.8 g
518.8 mg
48
1490
Total Lipid (Fat)
10.7 g
3 g
37
720
Saturated Fats (3)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Myristic Acid (14:0)
10 mg
2.8 mg
81
1140
Palmitic Acid (16:0)
1.8 g
496.1 mg
36
1062
Stearic Acid (18:0)
60 mg
17 mg
129
1631
Monounsaturated Fats (2)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Oleic Acid (18:1)
1.5 g
416.7 mg
68
1687
Palmitoleic Acid (16:1)
40 mg
11.3 mg
53
943
Polyunsaturated Fats (2)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Linoleic Acid (18:2 n-6)
5.8 g
1.6 g
4
450
Linolenic Acid (18:3)
800 mg
226.8 mg
2
263
Protein (1)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Protein
29.1 g
8.2 g
2
160
Water-soluble Vitamins (8)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Folate, DFE
352 µg
99.8 µg
15
157
Folate, food
352 µg
99.8 µg
1
45
Folate, total
352 µg
99.8 µg
1
115
Niacin
5.6 mg
1.6 mg
34
649
Riboflavin
820 µg
232.5 µg
1
185
Thiamin
1.7 mg
473.4 µg
3
52
Vitamin B6
978 µg
277.3 µg
3
142
Vitamin C
6 mg
1.7 mg
12
563
Fat-soluble Vitamins (5)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
alpha-Tocopherol
16 mg
4.5 mg
1
75
beta-Carotene
62 µg
17.6 µg
32
1104
Lutein + Zeaxanthin
790 µg
224 µg
21
433
Phylloquinone
4 µg
1.1 µg
54
885
Vitamin A, RAE
5 µg
1.4 µg
63
708
Minerals (9)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Calcium, Ca
45 mg
12.8 mg
48
502
Copper, Cu
620 µg
175.8 µg
11
314
Iron, Fe
9.1 mg
2.6 mg
3
215
Magnesium, Mg
320 mg
90.7 mg
3
57
Phosphorus, P
1.2 g
326 mg
2
24
Potassium, K
947 mg
268.5 mg
3
146
Selenium, Se
65 µg
18.4 µg
9
114
Sodium, Na
4 mg
1.1 mg
169
1155
Zinc, Zn
16.7 mg
4.7 mg
1
39
Other Micronutrients (1)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Choline
179 mg
50.7 mg
1
96
Water (1)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Water
5.6 g
1.6 g
268
2379
Other (1)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Kcal (Energy)
382 kcal
108.3 kcal
11
306
Figure 3. Nutritional profile of wheat germ (plain) with 40 nutrient values.

Foods Available Online

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Common Serving Sizes Of Wheat Germ (Plain)

Here's some of the different portion/serving sizes to get a sense of the weight.

Amount / MeasurementWeight in GrWeight in Oz
1 Cup113.0 g4.0 oz
Figure 4. Common serving sizes of wheat germ (plain)

1 Similar Cereal Grains or Pasta

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Similar Cereal Grains and Pasta 1 - 1

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Wheat GermNo of
Nutrients
(Crude)
54
Figure 5. One similar cereal grains and pasta.

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