Farm Star Living

Health Benefits:

Aids in digestion
Anti-fungal

Nutrition:

Serving size: 1 cup; Calories: 651; Fat: 4.7g; Cholesterol: 0mg; Sodium: 4mg; Carbs: 137g; Sugars: 0g; Protein: 26g; Potassium: 23% DV; Vitamin A: 0%DV; Vitamin C: 0%DV; Calcium: 6%DV; Iron: 37%DV

Did You Know?

  • More than 17,000 years ago, humans gathered the seeds of plants and ate them. After rubbing off the husks, early people simply chewed the kernels raw, parched or simmered
  • Wheat is the primary grain used in U.S. grain products approximately three-quarters of all U.S. grain products are made from wheat flour
  • A bushel of wheat makes about forty-five 24-ounce boxes of wheat flake cereal
  • Species include durum, spelt, common wheat, einkorn
  • In most food products 40% (outer brown layer) is removed in processing.

 

 

Ways to Eat:

  • Baked
  • Brewed

Farming Trivia:

  • Wheat was first planted in the United States in 1777 as a hobby crop
  • Wheat is grown in 42 states in the United States
  • U.S. farmers grow nearly 2.4 billion bushels of wheat on 63 million acres of land

Note: Always consult a physician for any specific health questions and concerns. Some of this information may be subject to change should there be any new findings from Federal Health Administration (FHA), Food & Drug Administration (FDA), American Medical Association (AMA), American Cancer Society (ACS), and / or other leading food, nutrition and medical advisors.