Wheat grains are an indispensable source of iron that takes part in muscle activities, the processes of blood formation and the intracellular exchange. They contain such minerals as phosphorous, silver, zinc, zirconium, iron and others as well as beta-carotene, vitamins B1, B2 and PP, proteins, vegetable fats and starches etc.
Wheat groats are especially good in autumn-winter period for they favour strengthening immunity. Wheat porridge differs by its high choline content (choline is a matter that regulates fat exchange in a body).
- 21% of vitamin В1
- 31% of iron
- 33% of phosphorus
|Nutrition facts and calories for 100 g of wheat groats:|
|For 100 g
% of GDA*
|Calories||316 кcal||15,8 %|
|Dietary fiber||0,7 g
|Natural content of vitamins and mineral elements in wheat groats:|
||% of RDN**
* GDA — approximate measure of the recommended nutritious elements daily norm of 2000 kcal diet per one adult.
** Recommended Daily Norn according to the EU Directive 90/496/EEC.
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What you can cook
There are as many ways to cook wheat porridge as the number of housewives because there are a lot of wheat dishes.