WHAT IS AVEMAR?
Wheat germ is known for its incredibly big amount of active constituents, somehow it reminds me of those concentrated astronaut food packages, containing a concentrated amount of all the main nutrients the human body needs to develop its day to day functions. Image left: Wheat by Mr. Bologna under Creative Commons License (CC BY 2.0).
Wheat germ contains folic acid (vitamin B9), essential to synthesize and also to repair damaged DNA, vitamin E, thiamin, zinc, magnesium, essential fatty acids...etc. But what is more important, wheat germ extracts have shown to have other beneficial properties, as for example the exerted anti-cancer properties showed by some of the available commercial brands, mainly Avemar, for which several studies and clinical trials  have demonstrated that it can be used to enhance the activity of the immune system, inducing cell apoptosis of tumor cells (natural programmed death of cancer cells).
Common name: Wheat