Know Your Wheat

Know Your Wheat

Wheat is also min stapple food in many states in IndiaWheat was a key factor enabling the emergence of city-based societies at the start of civilization because it was one of the first crops that could be easily cultivated on a large scale, and had the additional advantage of yielding a harvest that provides long-term storage of food. Wheat contains:-
Nutritional value per 100 g (3.5 oz)
Energy: 1,506 kJ (360 kcal)
Carbohydrates: 51.8 g
Dietary fiber: 13.2 g
Fat: 9.72 g
Protein: 23.15 g
Thiamine (vit. B1): 1.882 mg (164%)
Riboflavin (vit. B2): 0.499 mg (42%)
Niacin (vit. B3): 6.813 mg (45%)
Pantothenic acid (B5) 0.05 mg (1%)
Folate (vit. B9) 281 g (70%)
Vitamin B6 1.3 mg (100%)
Calcium 39 mg (4%)
Iron 6.26 mg (48%)
Magnesium 239 mg (67%)
Phosphorus 842 mg (120%)
Potassium 892 mg (19%)
Zinc 12.29 mg (129%)
Manganese 13.301 mg
Since polished rice lack of Vitamin B1,B2,B6,B12 thus increases the homocystine level thus increase in triglyceride level.Thus there is much Cardiovascular risk factor.Though Diabetes is linked in cardiovascular events.This polished rice increases the risk of Coronary artery disease thus the heart attack.Twenty years back ?Heart attack was the royal kind of death?.Means who those are rich.But it is prevalent now in poors.It is only due to heavy consumption of polished rice. Brown unpolished rice is a healthy food because it provides us with rice bran, which contains b-sitosterol, a naturally occurring substance that lowers blood cholesterol. Thus I gave the name ?ZERO RICE?