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

We got 54 nutritional values in our nutrition profile for Wheat Germ (Crude).

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 first-class (Top 10) for 35 nutrients.

Most notable of them being

Additionally, a comparison to foods in the same category shows that it ranks notably well (Top 25) for six 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 (Crude)

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 (Crude)

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 (Crude)

51.8%
9.7%
23.2%
11.1%
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 (Crude)

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 (Crude)

1.7%
1.4%
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 (Crude)

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 (Crude)

In food category: Cereal Grains and Pasta

Carbohydrates (2)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Carbohydrates, by difference
51.8 g
14.7 g
80
489
Fiber, total dietary
13.2 g
3.7 g
10
117
Fatty Acids (4)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Fatty Acids, total monounsaturated
1.4 g
385.6 mg
79
1778
Fatty Acids, total polyunsaturated
6 g
1.7 g
5
496
Fatty Acids, total saturated
1.7 g
470.6 mg
52
1543
Total Lipid (Fat)
9.7 g
2.8 g
42
779
Saturated Fats (3)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Myristic Acid (14:0)
13 mg
3.7 mg
78
1137
Palmitic Acid (16:0)
1.6 g
450.8 mg
39
1103
Stearic Acid (18:0)
55 mg
15.6 mg
132
1636
Monounsaturated Fats (2)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Oleic Acid (18:1)
1.3 g
377 mg
79
1740
Palmitoleic Acid (16:1)
34 mg
9.6 mg
57
949
Polyunsaturated Fats (2)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Linoleic Acid (18:2 n-6)
5.3 g
1.5 g
6
499
Linolenic Acid (18:3)
723 mg
205 mg
3
304
Amino Acids (18)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Alanine
1.5 g
419.6 mg
1
103
Arginine
1.9 g
530.1 mg
1
124
Aspartic Acid
2.1 g
586.8 mg
1
182
Cystine
458 mg
129.8 mg
3
53
Glutamic Acid
4 g
1.1 g
19
242
Glycine
1.4 g
402.6 mg
2
117
Histidine
643 mg
182.3 mg
1
400
Isoleucine
847 mg
240.1 mg
1
264
Leucine
1.6 g
445.1 mg
1
188
Lysine
1.5 g
416.7 mg
1
208
Methionine
456 mg
129.3 mg
1
511
Phenylalanine
928 mg
263.1 mg
2
170
Proline
1.2 g
348.7 mg
19
145
Serine
1.1 g
311.8 mg
2
102
Threonine
968 mg
274.4 mg
1
131
Tryptophan
317 mg
89.9 mg
2
148
Tyrosine
704 mg
199.6 mg
1
369
Valine
1.2 g
340.2 mg
1
116
Protein (1)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Protein
23.2 g
6.6 g
3
291
Water-soluble Vitamins (8)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Folate, DFE
281 µg
79.7 µg
22
194
Folate, food
281 µg
79.7 µg
2
62
Folate, total
281 µg
79.7 µg
2
139
Niacin
6.8 mg
1.9 mg
14
472
Pantothenic Acid
2.3 mg
640.7 µg
2
130
Riboflavin
499 µg
141.5 µg
6
321
Thiamin
1.9 mg
533 µg
2
44
Vitamin B6
1.3 mg
368.5 µg
2
112
Minerals (10)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Calcium, Ca
39 mg
11.1 mg
53
508
Copper, Cu
796 µg
225.7 µg
4
231
Iron, Fe
6.3 mg
1.8 mg
11
336
Magnesium, Mg
239 mg
67.8 mg
6
102
Manganese, Mn
13.3 mg
3.8 mg
2
21
Phosphorus, P
842 mg
238.7 mg
4
51
Potassium, K
892 mg
252.9 mg
4
160
Selenium, Se
79.2 µg
22.5 µg
3
73
Sodium, Na
12 mg
3.4 mg
161
1139
Zinc, Zn
12.3 mg
3.5 mg
2
66
Water (1)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Water
11.1 g
3.1 g
225
2155
Other (3)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Ash
4.2 g
1.2 g
8
247
Kcal (Energy)
360 kcal
102.1 kcal
30
328
KJ (Energy)
1,510 kj
428.1 kj
16
155
Figure 3. Nutritional profile of wheat germ (crude) with 54 nutrient values.

Foods Available Online

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Common Serving Sizes Of Wheat Germ (Crude)

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

Amount / MeasurementWeight in GrWeight in Oz
Cup115.0 g4.1 oz
Figure 4. Common serving sizes of wheat germ (crude)

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
(Plain)
40
Figure 5. One similar cereal grains and pasta.

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