Wheat is eaten throughout the world. It is a very good food if you do not have gluten allergy. In Western countries the breads and noodles are from wheat. In India we have also bread, roti (chapathy), poori and many other foods made out of wheat.
Every country has its own special bread. In Germany we have several hundreds of different breads. We eat little white bread and more grey and black bread.

Turkish bread is also well known bread which is very cheap but tastes very well.

The nutrients in 100 g wheat whole grains include:

• Water - 12.8 g
• Protein - 10.9 g
• Fat - 1.8 g
• Carbohydrates – 59.5 g
• Fibre – 13.3 g
• Minerals - 1.7 g – sodium 8 mg, potassium 380 mg, magnesium 95 mg, calcium 35 mg, iron 3100 micro g, copper 370 micro g, zinc 2600 micro g, selenium 2 micro g, iodide 7 micro g.
• Vitamins - vitamins A, B1, B2, B6, nicotine amide, pantothenic acid, biotin, folic acid, vitamin C, E, K
• Phytic acid - 905 mg
• Purine – 50 mg

Wheat, whole grains is a good food for diabetic patients. But cakes, also a wheat product, should not be eaten too much.

Minerals, particularly selenium varies with their concentration in the soil.