Wheat Germ:

Nature's Boost

At only 60 calories per 2-tablespoon serving, Kretschmer Original Toasted Wheat Germ delivers a boost of vital nutrients.

Nutritional Benefits

Original Toasted Wheat Germ contains essential vitamins and minerals as well as 4 grams of plant protein per serving.

Plant Protein

One serving of Original Toasted Wheat Germ contains 4 grams of quality non-animal protein, no sodium, and only healthy polyunsaturated fat.

Vitamin A

This vitamin helps maintain healthy skin & eyesight, and builds strong bones & teeth.

Vitamin E

This fat-soluble antioxidant protects cells and tissues from oxidation damage.

Folic Acid

A must-have for pregnant women, this B vitamin is an important factor in normal early fetal development.

Magnesium

This mineral is a necessary factor in energy metabolism, tissue formation and bone development, and contributes to normal muscle function.

Thiamin

This B vitamin helps convert carbohydrates into energy and is essential for aiding normal growth.

Phosphorous

This mineral works with calcium in the formation of strong bones and teeth, and is also a factor in energy metabolism.

Zinc

Your body uses this mineral for hundreds of functions, such as maintaining healthy skin, the normal function of the immune system, and is an important factor in energy metabolism and tissue formation.

Nutritional Powerhouses Comparison Chart

Original Toasted Wheat Germ contains essential vitamins and minerals as well as 4 grams of plant protein per serving.

Based on a recommended serving size of 2 tablespoons

Kretschmer¹ Wheat Germ
Calories*

60

Fat*

1.5 grams

Saturated Fat*

0 grams

Protein*

4 grams

Vitamins/Nutrients* (% Daily Value)

20% Folate
20% Thiamin
15% Vitamin E
15% Vitamin A
15% Zinc
10% Phosphorus
8% Magnesium
6% Iron
2% Potassium

Chia Seed²
Calories*

137

Fat*

9.0 grams

Saturated Fat*

1 gram

Protein*

4 grams

Vitamins/Nutrients* (% Daily Value)

16% Calcium
12% Iron
20% Magnesium

Good Source of Omega 3 and Omega 6 fatty acids

Hemp Seed³
Calories*

161

Fat*

12 grams

Saturated Fat*

1 gram

Protein*

9 grams

Vitamins/Nutrients* (% Daily Value)

22% Iron
41% Phosphorus
75% Magnesium
34% Zinc

22% Iron
41% Phosphorus
75% Magnesium
34% Zinc

Contains essential amino acids

Flax Seed⁴
Calories*

100

Fat*

8 grams

Saturated Fat*

4 grams

Protein*

4 grams

Vitamins/Nutrients* (% Daily Value)

20% Magnesium

Rich source of fiber and Omega 3 fatty acid

* Per recommended serving size based on a 2,000 calorie diet
This chart is for illustrative purposes only. Brands should be consulted to verify accuracy.

  1. Source: Kretschmer Wheat Germ http://www.mywheatgerm.com/
  2. Source: Self Nutrition Data http://nutritiondata.self.com/facts/nut-and-seed-products/3061/2
  3. Source: Self Nutrition Data http://nutritiondata.self.com/facts/custom/629104/2
  4. Source: Self Nutrition Data http://nutritiondata.self.com/facts/nut-and-seed-products/3163/2
Wheat Germ for Everyone

Whether you’re training or expecting, Boost Your FoodTM with Kretschmer Wheat Germ.

Athletes

Working out? Wheat germ is a fast, easy, and inexpensive way to get the nutrients you need to fuel up or recharge, with 4 grams of plant-based protein in two tablespoons.

Children

Wheat germ blends easily with the foods kids already love. Add it to favorite foods like yogurt, cold cereal, and macaroni and cheese to give children the boost in vitamins and minerals they need to stay healthy and grow strong.

Calorie-conscious

When you’re cutting calories, wheat germ helps ensure you’re not skimping on nutrition by delivering the essential vitamins and minerals you need to stay healthy along with critical nutrients and healthy fats.

Healthy Eaters

Wheat germ is a perfect companion in the kitchen to replace less nutrient-dense foods in cooking, like breadcrumbs. Sprinkle it on everything from cereals to soups to boost your foodTM.

Expecting Mothers

Folate, or folic acid, is critical for good prenatal nutrition, helping prevent birth defects. Wheat germ also contains zinc, which is necessary for proper growth and development.

Seniors

In addition to all its other health benefits, wheat germ is a good source of vitamin A that can help maintain healthy skin and eyes.