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What is the nutritional composition of wheat?



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What is the nutritional composition of wheat?

What type of wheat is used to make bread?

What is white flour made from?

What digestive disorder is associated with consuming wheat?

wheat, any of several species of cereal grasses of the genus Triticum (family Poaceae) and their edible grains. Wheat is one of the oldest and most important of the cereal crops. Of the thousands of varieties known, the most important are common wheat (Triticum aestivum), used to make breaddurum wheat (T. durum), used in making pasta (alimentary pastes) such as spaghetti and macaroni; and club wheat (T. compactum), a softer type, used for cake, crackers, cookies, pastries, and flours. Additionally, some wheat is used by industry for the production of starch, paste, malt, dextrose, glutenalcohol, and other products.


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