28 01, 2016

Wheat Kernel

Wheat Kernel What is the wheat kernel? The wheat kernel, or wheat berry, is the grain portion of the wheat plant and the source of flour. It consists of three main parts—the endosperm, bran and germ—which are usually separated for different flours and uses. There are over 30,000 wheat varieties, the most [...]

10 06, 2015

Whole Wheat Bread

Whole Wheat Bread What is Whole Wheat Bread? Whole wheat bread is made from 100% whole wheat flour. Whole wheat flour consists of the entire wheat berry ground to flour fineness. This flour contains approximately the same relative proportion of nutrients and components as the original wheat kernel.1 Compared to regular white [...]

10 06, 2015

Fiber

Fiber What is Fiber? Fiber is a carbohydrate polymer that cannot be digested. The type people can consume is called dietary fiber. Fiber is key in nutrition and an adequate amount daily intake is vital to digestive health. The rule of thumb for human consumption is that for every 1,000 calories consumed, 14 [...]

7 06, 2015

Beta Glucans

Beta glucans are sugars derived from a variety of cereal grains and plants. Beta Glucans Also Known as β-Glucans What are Beta Glucans? Beta glucans are used as a food thickening agent, a source of dietary fiber, emulsifier, and a coating substance.2 They are a soluble fiber found in the [...]

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