Nutritional value of wheat (whole grain): Wheat grains are used to make flour, which is transformed into dough and then breads, which is a staple food in every country and culture. Eating whole grains are advisable to women for staying slim and healthy. It is rich in protein and provides daily requirement of energy. Works as a good laxative. It has wide culinary uses, from the making of breads, pasta and cakes to fermentation of alcoholic beverages.