Does wheat germ contain gluten?

Answer Yes. According to both the University of Chicago Celiac Disease Center and The Jackson-Siegelbaum Gastroenterology Center, wheat germ does contain gluten and cannot be a part of a gluten-free diet.... Read More »

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Is wheat germ oil gluten-free?

Wheat germ oil is not gluten-free. Consequently, those who are allergic to gluten should not use products that contain wheat germ oil. These include cosmetics, dietary supplements, body-care produc... Read More »

Can wheat germ be subsituted for wheat bran?

On One Hand: Wheat Bran and Wheat Germ are Very DifferentWhile wheat germ and wheat bran both come from the wheat berry, the two are quite different. Wheat bran is made from the outer husk of the b... Read More »

If eating lots of wheat-based cereals gives you bad spots does that mean you have a gluten allergy and should take on a gluten-free diet to try and improve your skin?

Answer If your "bad spots" are itchy bumps that are slow to disappear and NOT hives, and they seem related to your wheat/gluten consumption, then you might have the skin rash that sometimes accomp... Read More »

What can I use instead of wheat germ?

On One Hand: Wheat Germ SubstitutesWheat germ, the embryo of the wheat kernel, is a good source of vitamins and protein. Other usable parts of wheat include wheat bran, which is the outer layer of ... Read More »