Category Archives: Bread

Combining Food To Improve Health: Starch

Certain foods in isolation could be considered to be detrimental to the health. For example, foods high in starch derived from wheat such as bread, breakfast cereals and other baked products could be considered unhealthy because they tend to cause … Continue reading

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Not All Bread Is Created Equally

Bread is a complex food and the nutritional advice surrounding it is difficult to make. Clearly some people cannot eat bread due to various allergies, and for others bread is not a food that should be recommended due to the … Continue reading

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Does Bread Make You Fat?

Many people find that when they stop eating bread they lose weight, and this leads to the question of how bread could cause weight gain? Certainly in some individuals bread does not cause weight gain as bread has been a … Continue reading

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Beans on Toast Versus Egg On Toast

Beans on toast and egg on toast are both excellent meal choices. Both are “fast food” in so far as they are quick to prepare, yet both are of high quality and contain a number of beneficial nutrients. Beans are … Continue reading

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High Quality Bread Equals High Quality Health

Bread is a commonly eaten food and has been relied upon as a staple food by most of the World’s population since the origins of agriculture. However, modern manufacturing techniques and consumer tastes has changed the way that bread is … Continue reading

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Carbohydrates Foods Are Not All Equal

Carbohydrate foods describe those with digestible starch. Bread, pasta, potato and rice are all carbohydrate foods and all contain high amounts of starch. Carbohydrates also include simple sugars such as lactose, glucose and fructose. Carbohydrate foods are interesting nutritionally because … Continue reading

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