Wheat germ extract can cause mild side effects in some people. These include diarrhea, nausea, gas, and dizziness. You should talk with your doctor about the benefits and risks of adding forms of wheat germ into your diet.
Wheat is not often thought of as a food that causes gas. However, the starch in wheat creates gas when it is broken down in the large intestine by your good bacteria. Whole wheat and bran, in particular, may be the culprits.
Does wheat germ make you gain weight?
When using wheat germ to increase your nutrient intake, pay attention to your other food calories to keep them in check. Eating too many calories, even healthy ones, can lead to weight gain.
This of course begs the question “Does wheat germ contain gluten?”
As a form of wheat, wheat germ contains the gluten protein. If you have celiac disease, you need to eliminate foods containing gluten from your diet. Eating gluten causes your body’s immune system to attack your gastrointestinal tract, which can lead to malabsorption and malnutrition.
Can dogs eat wheat bread?
Dogs can safely eat bread in much the same way as humans—in moderation. Plain white and wheat bread is generally safe for dogs to eat, provided they don’t have any allergies, and it usually does not cause any stomach upset.
Some people have the auto-immune disorder Celiac Disease, some have non-celiac gluten sensitivity, and some may have a wheat allergy. The rest of us are just fine with it and can eat it or be exposed to it with no adverse effects. We don’t know what percentage of dogs may have a similar condition, but chances are it’s not all of them.
So, can dogs eat plain white bread?
Plain white and wheat bread is generally safe for dogs to eat, provided they don’t have any allergies, and it usually does not cause any stomach upset. Question from categories: eat dog dog eat german shepherd dog food golden retriever.
Also, should you feed your dog grains or not?
One way to think about this is if your dog prefers a grain-free diet, is doing well on it, and you can afford it, then go for it. But if your dog is doing fine on a non–grain free diet, and your wallet is hurting, stow the guilt and buy the grains!