Wheat Flour & Health


About Wheat Kernel

Wheat has numerous health benefits, the most important being the ability to reduce stroke risk, diabetes risk and heart disease risk.

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Wheat is known for its rich nutritional content and is packed with essential vitamins and minerals. For centuries, foods made from wheat grain have helped to support the health, nourishment and well-being of people, enabling them to fight lifestyle diseases and live wholesome and productive lives.

Foods like bread, chapattis, rottis, pancakes, pasta, crackers, muffins and cakes are all made from different varieties of wheat flour, and are considered essential staples in a well-balanced diet. Wheat flour can be used to make an array of different foods and consuming these items helps to ensure healthy living and prevent the onset of various diseases. Wheat has a lower fat content and all parts of the grain kernel (including the bran, germ and endosperm) are a rich source of energy and nutrition. The nutritional value of wheat is retained even after it has been processed into flour, however varieties such as Atta Flour and Wholemeal Flour retain even more natural goodness as they contain elements of husk – the most nutritious part of the wheat grain kernel.

A diet that is rich in wheat flour can help to support bowel health, cardiovascular health and can prevent the onset of lifestyle diseases such as diabetes and obesity. Wheat is rich in minerals such as salts, calcium, magnesium, vitamin B and vitamin E and these nutrients help to combat gastrointestinal conditions, skin diseases and even respiratory illnesses. Fortified wheat flour products also contain additional essential nutrients such as iron and folic acid that can help the growth and development of children and also ensure the well-being of expecting mothers.

Packed with antioxidants, vitamins and minerals, wheat flour is a staple ingredient that can be used to make a variety of healthy, nourishing and tasty dishes. All-Purpose Flour, Cake Flour, Noodle Flour, Wholemeal Flour and Atta Flour can all be incorporated into one’s diet with ease, and can be used to prepare wholesome and scrumptious meals for the whole family.


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