Wheat Flour

The wheat is grind to a fine powder which is called “Wheat flour”. Generally, the production of wheat flour is higher than other flours.
It is made from heavily refined and processed wheat grains.

Types of Flour

 

  • All purpose flour : It is a blended wheat flour.
  • Bleached flour : It is a white flour treated with flour bleaching agents to whiten it and to give more gluten-producing potential.
  • Bread flour : It is made from hard wheat. It has a very high protein content.
  • Cake flour : It is a finely milled white flour. It is made from soft wheat and has very low protein content.
  • Graham flour : It is a type of whole wheat flour.
  • Instant flour : It is pregelatinized for easier incorporation in gravies and sauces.

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 Some useful information

  • White flour contains low fiber.
  • Whole wheat flour contains several vitamins, including folate and riboflavin.
  • If the Whole wheat flour is used in diet, then the bran and the germ of the wheat will remain in the meals. This is quiet impressive.
  • The whole wheat flour may also help in maintaining a healthy body weight.

Nutrition Facts of wheat flour

Wheat flour, all-purpose
Amount Per 100 grams
Calories 364
% Daily Value
Total fat 1 g 1%
Saturated fat 0.2 g 1%
Polyunsaturated fat 0.4 g
Monounsaturated fat 0.1 g
Cholesterol 0 mg 0%
Sodium 2 mg 0%
Potassium 107 mg 3%
Total Carbohydrate 76 g 25%
Dietary fiber 2.7 g 10%
Sugar 0.3 g
Protein 10 g 20%
Vitamin A 0% Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 1% Iron 6%
Vitamin B-6 0% Vitamin B-12 0%
Magnesium 5%

Daily Value percentages are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

 

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