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For hundreds of years, humans ate diets high in unrefined grains which were rich in unsaturated oils, vegetable fats, and waxes. As our diets grew more processed and refined, many of these substances were removed. As a result of these dietary changes, animal fat began to replace the natural oils and fats found in whole wheat, rye, corn, and millet. Wheat germ is one of the foods highest in unsaturated oil content, as well as a rich source of Vitamin E and protein. In the 1930s a commercial process to extract the oil from wheat germ was developed. Viobin is confident that its products offer consumers an essential, nutritious value missing in many diets. They are committed to enhancing the public's awareness of the virtues of wheat germ products and the benefits these products can bring

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226 West Livingston Street
Providence, RI, 61856
http://www.viobinusa.com
2177622489

Viobin - Wheat Germ Oil - 32 oz.Rich In Vitamin E

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    Wheat Germ Oil by Viobin

    Viobin - Wheat Germ Oil - 32 oz.

    Viobin Wheat Germ Oil is unrefined vegetable oil made from fresh, high quality wheat germ. Viobin Wheat Germ Oil is made from only the freshest North American wheat germ, by their exclusive cold process method that extracts and preserves more of the natural nutrients, flavor and aroma. Viobin Wheat Germ Oil is the richest naturally occurring source of Vitamin E and also supplies an abundance of nutrients including Omega 6 and Omega 3 fatty acids, phosphatides, phytosterols, and octacosanol. These nutrients can be beneficial by increasing endurance, lowering cholesterol levels, oxygenating tissues, reducing high altitude stress and assisting with muscular dystrophies and other neuromuscular disorders. Viobin Wheat Germ Oil is unrefined and abundant in natural waxes and phospholipids. 1 teaspoon of Viobin Wheat Germ Oil contains approximately 10 IU of Vitamin E.

    Fatty Acid Composition

    • Oleic (Omega 9) 15%
    • Linoleic (Omega 6) 57%
    • Linolenic (Omega 3) 9%
    • Omega 6: Omega 3 is approximately 6:1

    What is Wheat Germ?
    A grain of wheat is also known as the 'wheat kernel' or 'wheat berry'. This is the seed that grows into wheat grass as we see it in fields. Wheat germ is a very small part of a grain of wheat - approx 2.5% of the weight. The word 'germ' refers to germination, which is the reproductive part of the kernel that germinates and forms the wheat grass. You can add wheat germ to foods like protein shakes, cereals, toast or as part of general cooking.

    As you can see from the diagram the wheat kernel is divided up into 3 distinctive parts:

    1. Bran: The bran is the outside layer of the kernel and is approx 14% of the kernel weight. It contains the most fiber and protects the inner parts of the wheat kernel.
    2. Endosperm: The endosperm makes up approx 83% of the kernel weight and the source of white flour. The endosperm contains the greatest share of protein, carbohydrates and iron, as well as the major B-vitamins such as riboflavin, niacin, thiamin and iron. It is also a source of soluble fiber3.
    3. Germ: The germ is the part of the wheat kernel that germinates and turns into a plant. The majority of the kernel's fat is found in wheat germ. It is the most nutrient-rich part of the wheat.

    Due to the high levels of nutrients contained in the wheat germ, it is extracted from the kernel and used as a supplement to create healthy meals.

    Wheat Germ Benefits
    If you ask any nutrition expert or dietitian you will no doubt receive a glowing indictment on the many benefits of wheat germ. However, if you ask a Doctor you may or may not receive such a positive response. As with any food that contains healthy vitamins and/or minerals, doctors will always argue with how much of a health benefit is actually derived from the substance.

    The good news is that Wheat Germ does contain many of these vitamins and minerals that are needed to maintain the workings of our inner body - no matter how small. Millions of people take vitamin supplements every single day. Most people don't actually need these supplements as they are usually found in a normal healthy diet. However, in today's hectic lifestyle it is not always possible to maintain a healthy daily diet and we often seek out vitamin supplements to top up any deficiencies we may have.

    Wheat Germ Can Be Used As A Natural Supplement
    As with vitamin supplements, wheat germ can be used in the same way, but in a natural form.

    Wheat germ is a good source of:

    • B vitamins such as folate, niacin, thiamin, and vitamin B6
    • Calcium
    • Complex carbs
    • Fiber
    • Iron
    • Magnesium
    • Manganese
    • Omega-3 fatty acids
    • Phosphorous
    • Potassium
    • Protein
    • Selenium
    • Vitamin E
    • Zinc

    As you can see the benefits of wheat germ are quite substantial and it is particularly high in vitamin E - an antioxidant which is good for the skin and has anti-aging properties. Wheat germ also has a phytosterol content which has been shown to lower cholesterol and promote a healthy heart. In addition, wheat germ is a good source of omega-3 fatty acids. Omega-3 fatty acids helps to lower cholesterol and blood pressure as well as being important for nervous system functioning, and help elevate mood. Wheat germ is also a good source of fiber which has many benefits including improved bowel function and may reduce the risk of developing heart disease and diabetes and prevent weight gain.

    Conclusion
    The evidence regarding the benefits of wheat germ is pretty compelling to say the least. As a natural supplement to any form of deficiencies, wheat germ is certainly worth considering. Any natural food is preferable to taking man-made supplements.

    Defatted Wheat Germ
    Defatted Wheat Germ from Viobin USA answers today's demands for grain based foods that are rich in natural nutrients, low in fats, high in fiber, and full of flavor. Viobin offers a variety of Defatted Wheat Germ products manufactured to retain the natural benefits. The functional qualities of each Defatted Wheat Germ include improving stability, texture, nutritional value, and flavor to hundreds of applications including but not limited to: cereals, breads, crackers, baking mixes, donuts, nutrition bars, bagels, and muffins.

    Each of their eleven standard germs are processed to retain the natural nutritional and flavor characteristics of fresh, high quality wheat germ. The functional qualities of each include improving the stability, texture, nutritional value, and flavor of processed foods and consumer goods of all kinds. Each is high in protein and fiber and is virtually fat free. Viobin U.S.A.'s unique production process used in the production of their defatted wheat germ products ensures a high protein, high fiber, low fat product. Their Defatted Wheat Germ products supply the nutty flavor and appealing texture to many crackers, cereals, cake/bread mixes, and snack foods. It can also be used in the manufacture of insect foods and as a tablet extender.

    About Viobin
    Viobin USA, a leader in the manufacture of nutritional extracts and defatted wheat germ for over 75 years, was founded in 1936 by Mr. Ezra Levin whose strong commitment to nutrition, quality, and good health led Viobin Corporation into the manufacture of drugs, health food products, and nutritional supplements. Mr. Levin was truly a man ahead of his time; he developed a cholesterol-free defatted egg powder long before the modern day excitement over cholesterol. Also in the 1950's he pioneered methods for production of fish protein concentrate in an effort to fulfill his vision of feeding impoverished peoples all over the world. The next several decades molded Viobin into the present day role as the leading manufacturer in the United States of Wheat Germ Oil and Defatted Wheat Germ.

    In December of 1996, McShares Incorporated of Salina, Kansas, purchased Viobin Corporation to increase and diversify its presence in the nutritional field; changing their name to Viobin USA. In May of 2010, Viobin USA achieved FSSC 22000 Certification. Their ongoing HACCP program and in-house Sanitation and Quality Assurance departments enforce Viobin's commitment to supply their customers with the highest quality ingredients and products. At Viobin USA, their lean manufacturing continually drives improvements to their products and processes.

    Viobin U.S.A. continues to be a leader in the manufacture of nutritional extracts. They maintain the highest standard achievable in their manufacturing processes. Their raw material suppliers respect their demand for top quality material - ensuring your family receives the highest quality product available. There is a very good chance that you already use a product of Viobin in some form. Their wheat germ oil is a common constituent in many premium cosmetic and hair care products, nutritional bars, nutritional supplements for animals, as well as a supplement for humans. Their Defatted Wheat Germ can be found in many popular cereals, snacks, granola bars, and dozens of popular crackers.

    Suggested Use
    Shake Well Before Using. The materials will separate when the oil is chilled. The oil should be well mixed to distribute these substances.
    Ingredients

    Viobin - Wheat Germ Oil - 32 oz.
    Supplement Facts
    Serving Size: 1 Teaspoon (4.5 g)
    Servings Per Container: 189
    Amount Per Serving %DV
    Calories 40
       Calories from Fat 35
    Total Fat 4 g 6%
       Saturated Fat 0.5 g 4%
       Trans Fat 0 g
    Sodium 0 mg 0%
    Total Carbohydrate 0 g 0%
    Protein 0 g
    Vitamin E 35%
    *Daily Value Not Established.
    †Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your diet values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Other Ingredients: Wheat Germ Oil.
    About Viobin
    For hundreds of years, humans ate diets high in unrefined grains which were rich in unsaturated oils, vegetable fats, and waxes. As our diets grew more processed and refined, many of these substances were removed. As a result of these dietary changes, animal fat began to replace the natural oils and fats found in whole wheat, rye, corn, and millet. Wheat germ is one of the foods highest in unsaturated oil content, as well as a rich source of Vitamin E and protein. In the 1930s a commercial process to extract the oil from wheat germ was developed. Viobin is confident that its products offer consumers an essential, nutritious value missing in many diets. They are committed to enhancing the public's awareness of the virtues of wheat germ products and the benefits these products can bring
    226 West Livingston Street
    Providence, RI, 61856
    Phone: 2177622489
    Fax: 2177622489
    http://www.viobinusa.com
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    Average Customer Rating: (4 out of 5)

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    4 of 5 (80%) of customers said they would recommend this product to a friend.
    • By mara ( Silver Spring, MD)
      9/14/2011 6:07:02 PM

      I recommend this product!
      GOOD
    • By Cynthia ( Broken Arrow, OK)
      12/16/2011 8:32:58 AM
      Good product. I have ordered several times. However the last shipment arrived spilled in the box. I emailed Lucy Vitamin customer service over a month ago and have not received a response or replacement
    • By Adela ( Princeton Junction, NJ)
      3/30/2012 10:44:34 AM

      I recommend this product!
      I've beent taking wheat germ oil fro couple of years already, I think that the vitamin E in it has a saying in the quality of my hair, it has really improved ever since. On top of it, I stop taking it, my hair starts shedding, I take it again, my hair stops shedding. I think this is a keeper. I take it along with fermented cod liver oil every day, sometimes twice daily.
    • By YVONNE ( Norwalk, CA)
      7/8/2013 2:21:43 PM

      I recommend this product!
      Great great product!
    • By Bryan Ali ( Devine, TX)
      6/2/2014 6:34:44 AM

      I recommend this product!
      Great natural product that individuals need to look into, very beneficial to your health!
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