Cracked wheat is a form of wheat produced when raw wheat kernels are crushed into smaller pieces. This alternative form of wheat is more nutrient dense than traditional wheat products as it still contains the bran and germ of the kernel.

Health considerations

See: Quintozene, Lindane, Zearalenone. Cracked wheat has been shown to contain pesticides such as Quintozene and lindane and fungicides such as zearalenone.

May be found in

As a base in meat or vegetable dishes, grain pilafs, multi-grain bread, pancakes.


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