Aleurone flour is a rich source of bioavailable folate in humans.

  title={Aleurone flour is a rich source of bioavailable folate in humans.},
  author={Michael F. Fenech and Manny Noakes and Peter Clifton and David Topping},
  journal={The Journal of nutrition},
  volume={129 6},
With the use of novel milling technology, it has become commercially viable to isolate the aleurone layer of cells from wheat grain and to prepare a novel flour from this fraction that has a natural folate concentration of approximately 500 microgram/100 g. The aim of this study was to determine the relative bioavailability of natural folate from aleurone flour when ingested as a cereal. Using a series of randomized, short-term intervention trials with a cross-over involving eight men and eight… CONTINUE READING

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