Wheat Germ Oil
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Wheat Germ Oil , 100 Softgels

Nutritional Oil
Contains Octacosanol to Promote Performance*
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Wheat germ oil is a nutritional oil derived from expeller-pressed wheat germ. It is a source of Octacosanol, an alcohol fatty acid naturally occurring in wheat germ. It also contains Omega-3 fatty acids and vitamin E. Octacosanol has been investigated long ago as an ergogenic agent. These preliminary studies found that octacosanol had promising effects on endurance, reaction time, and other measures of exercise capacity. In another trial, 1,000 mcg per day of octacosanol for eight weeks was found to support grip strength and visual reaction time, but it had no effect on chest strength, auditory reaction time, or endurance.

References:
1. Cureton TK. The physiological effects of wheat germ oil on humans. In Exercise. Illinois: Charles C Thomas, 1972, 296??"300.
2. Saint-John M, McNaughton L. Octacosanol ingestion and its effects on metabolic responses to submaximal cycle ergometry, reaction time and chest and grip strength. Int Clin Nutr Rev 1986;6(2):81??"7.

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100 Softgels
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What's in NOW Wheat Germ Oil

100 Softgels
Serving Size 2 Softgels
Servings Per Container50
Amount Per Serving % Daily Value
Calories 20       
Calories from Fat 20       
Total Fat 2 g 3%*
Wheat Germ Oil 2.26 g
* Percent Daily Value are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
† Daily Value not established
Other Ingredients:
Softgel Capsule (gelatin, water, glycerin).
Not manufactured with yeast, soy, milk, egg, fish or shellfish ingredients. Produced in a GMP facility that processes other ingredients containing these allergens.

Directions For Wheat Germ Oil: As a dietary supplement, take 2 softgels 2 times daily.

* These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.
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