Aids in digestion
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:
- 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