Wheat bran is one of three layers of the wheat kernel.It’s stripped away during the milling process, and some people may consider it nothing more than a byproduct.Yet, it’s rich in many plant compounds and minerals and an excellent source of fiber.
In fact, its nutritional profile may improve your health and lower your risk of certain chronic diseases.
Wheat bran is a good source of many nutrients and protein and relatively low in calories. It’s a very good source of dietary fiber as well.
For most individuals, wheat bran provides a safe, easy and nutritious supplement to baked goods, smoothies and yogurts.
It is also one of the major agro-industrial by-products used in animal feeding. It consists of the outer layers (cuticle, pericarp and seedcoat) combined with small amounts of starchy endosperm of the wheat kernel.