Bran

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Bran, also known as miller's bran, is the hard outer layers of cereal grain.wikipedia
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Cereal

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Bran, also known as miller's bran, is the hard outer layers of cereal grain.
A cereal is any of the edible components of the grain (botanically, a type of fruit, called a caryopsis) of cultivated grass, composed of the endosperm, germ, and bran.

Whole grain

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Along with germ, it is an integral part of whole grains, and is often produced as a byproduct of milling in the production of refined grains.
A whole grain, also called a wholegrain, is a grain of any cereal and pseudocereal that contains the endosperm, germ, and bran, in contrast to refined grains, which retain only the endosperm.

Cereal germ

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Along with germ, it is an integral part of whole grains, and is often produced as a byproduct of milling in the production of refined grains.
Along with bran, germ is often a by-product of the milling that produces refined grain products.

Refined grains

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Along with germ, it is an integral part of whole grains, and is often produced as a byproduct of milling in the production of refined grains.
The modification process generally involves the mechanical removal of bran and germ, either through grinding or selective sifting.

Maize

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Bran is present in cereal grain, including rice, corn (maize), wheat, oats, barley, rye and millet.
When ground into flour, maize yields more flour with much less bran than wheat does.

Phytic acid

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It is also a source of phytic acid, an antinutrient that prevents nutrient absorption.
The resulting anion is a colorless species that has significant nutritional role as the principal storage form of phosphorus in many plant tissues, especially bran and seeds.

By-product

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Along with germ, it is an integral part of whole grains, and is often produced as a byproduct of milling in the production of refined grains.
For example, bran is a byproduct of the milling of refined flour, sometimes composted or burned for disposal but in other cases used as a nutritious ingredient in food or feed, and gasoline was once a byproduct of oil refining that later became a desirable commodity as motor fuel.

Dietary fiber

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Bran is particularly rich in dietary fiber and essential fatty acids and contains significant quantities of starch, protein, vitamins, and dietary minerals.
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Brown rice

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Rice bran is a byproduct of the rice milling process (the conversion of brown rice to white rice), and it contains various antioxidants that impart beneficial effects on human health.
Brown rice is whole-grain rice with the inedible outer hull removed; white rice is the same grain with the hull, bran layer, and cereal germ removed.

White rice

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Rice bran is a byproduct of the rice milling process (the conversion of brown rice to white rice), and it contains various antioxidants that impart beneficial effects on human health.
White rice is milled rice that has had its husk, bran, and germ removed.

Tsukemono

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Bran may also be used for pickling (nukazuke) as in the tsukemono of Japan.
Tsukemono are Japanese preserved vegetables (usually pickled in salt, brine, or a bed of rice bran).

Nukazuke

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Bran may also be used for pickling (nukazuke) as in the tsukemono of Japan.
pickle, made by fermenting vegetables in rice bran (nuka).

Ferulic acid

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In addition, it also contains ferulic acid, which is also a component of the structure of nonlignified cell walls.
In cereals, ferulic acid is localized in the bran – the hard outer layer of grain.

Wheat

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Bran is present in cereal grain, including rice, corn (maize), wheat, oats, barley, rye and millet.
If the raw wheat is broken into parts at the mill, as is usually done, the outer husk or bran can be used several ways.

Oat

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Bran is present in cereal grain, including rice, corn (maize), wheat, oats, barley, rye and millet.
The oat beta-glucan health claim applies to oat bran, rolled oats, whole oat flour and oatrim, a soluble fraction of alpha-amylase hydrolyzed oat bran or whole oat flour.

Chaff

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Bran is not the same as chaff, which is a coarser scaly material surrounding the grain but not forming part of the grain itself.
Chaff should not be confused with bran, which is finer scaly material that is part of the grain itself.

Rice bran solubles

Rice bran solubles
Rice bran solubles are a nutritional product derived from the bran shavings produced as brown rice is converted into white rice.

Alkylresorcinol

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Alkylresorcinols
Alkylresorcinols are present in high amounts in the bran layer (e.g. pericarp, testa and aleurone layers) of wheat and rye (0.1-0.3 % of dry weight).

Barley

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Bran is present in cereal grain, including rice, corn (maize), wheat, oats, barley, rye and millet.
Considered a whole grain, dehulled barley still has its bran and germ, making it a nutritious and popular health food.

Waxworm

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It is a common substrate and food source used for feeder insects, such as mealworms and waxworms.
Captive waxworms are generally raised on a mixture of cereal grain, bran, and honey.

Vitamin

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Bran is particularly rich in dietary fiber and essential fatty acids and contains significant quantities of starch, protein, vitamins, and dietary minerals.

Mealworm

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It is a common substrate and food source used for feeder insects, such as mealworms and waxworms.
They are commercially available in bulk and are typically available in containers with bran or oatmeal for food.

Rice bran oil

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Bran oil may be also extracted for use by itself for industrial purposes (such as in the paint industry), or as a cooking oil, such as rice bran oil.
Bran

Small beer

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George Washington had a recipe for small beer involving bran, hops, and molasses.
Benjamin Franklin attested in his autobiography that it was sometimes had with breakfast. George Washington had a recipe for it involving bran and molasses.

List of Japanese ingredients

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rice bran (nuka) - not usually eaten itself, but used for pickling, and also added to boiling water to parboil tart vegetables