Wheat germ is the reproductive part of the wheat kernel that germinates and forms the wheat grass, and the the nutritional heart of the wheat berry. From the nutritional perspective, this food is a powerhouse. It contains 23 nutrients, The caloric content is high at 101 calories per ounce (28 grams). Add our high-quality germ to baked goods, use as a filler for meat loaves and balls, or to coat cookies, rolls, and breads, top a casserole, replace breadcrumbs- the uses are numerous. Just use your imagination!