Contrary to what one might assume, whole wheat bread may not be your healthiest option when you’re making a sandwich. Whole wheat bread actually had a worse impact on blood sugar levels than white bread, according to research
by the University of Guelph in Canada.
Furthermore, packages boasting “hearty grains” may only provide one gram of fiber per slice, notes The Wall Street Journal
. “Make sure the first ingredient contains the word ‘whole,’" the Journal says, like “whole grains,” which include the outer, more fiber rich grain materials called the bran and the germ.
Don’t be convinced that any bread that’s brown is healthy. Some bread is just brown because coloring has been added, so it’s important to take a look at ingredients labels and steer clear of so-called wheat breads that contain white refined flour and caramel coloring.
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