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    Think Refined Grains are Bad for You? Think Again!

    Think Refined Grains are Bad for You? Think Again!

    Most likely you’ve heard someone say, “I’ve cut all refined and processed foods, including white bread, from my diet.” Considering the definition of refined means “free from impurities, fastidious, or cultivated,” it’s curious that refined grains have taken on a negative connotation. What if removing refined grains was not necessary for good health and could ...
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    White Bread Just as Healthy as Whole Bread

    White Bread Just as Healthy as Whole Bread

    Although many people claim that white bread is a poor nutritional option, recent research in Israel has found that the “always healthy” whole bread, is not. A new study found that both versions are equally good and nutritious. Weizmann Institute scientists tested 20 study participants were divided into two groups and asked to consume large quantities ...
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    What is the Best Time of the Day to Consume Bread?

    What is the Best Time of the Day to Consume Bread?

    Each meal has its nutritional necessities and the good news is that you can eat bread at any time of the day!  Breakfast: At breakfast we need to stock our bodies with the fuel it requires for our daily activities. School-age children, office workers, and sportspersons should pay particular attention to consuming adequate amounts of carbohydrates in ...
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    Take Your Pleasure for the Sandwiches to Another Level

    Take Your Pleasure for the Sandwiches to Another Level

    Here some sophisticated proposals Famous chef Bill Granger Cringer recalls that the Strasbourg sandwich was a staple as a child: Tomato sauce and butter on sliced white bread. “Is not it terrible?” He says grinning. He remembers his Greek friend perching alongside him in the schoolyard devouring crusty-bread sandwiches filled with fried eggplant and tzatziki. ”At the ...
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    School Lunch Sandwich

    School Lunch Sandwich

    Children require adequate sustenance in order to fulfill their potential. Hunger, tiredness, and nutrient deficiencies may pose as obstacles to their academic performance. A sandwich is perfect for school lunches because it is a tasty, handy, and versatile food item. The whole cereal grains in bread are a source of complex carbohydrates, fiber, and amino acids. ...
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    Removing Gluten from our Diet Only Provides Temporary Solutions

    Removing Gluten from our Diet Only Provides Temporary Solutions

    Easy diets, miracle cures, self-medication and charlatanism are some of the triggers for people to have entered a trend that points to gluten as the cause of many of the digestive disorders that people suffer;however, eliminating it from a diet without being diagnosed can only mean an ephemeral solution that can bring with it new ...
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    Removing Bread from the Diet May Cause Nutritional Deficiencies and a Lack of Energy

    Removing Bread from the Diet May Cause Nutritional Deficiencies and a Lack of Energy

    Contrary to what many people believe, eliminating certain foods from the diet may bring more negative consequences than health benefits. A clear example of this is the consumption of bread, which supplies a great variety of nutrients for the body and provides energy to stay active throughout the day. Removing bread from a meal plan while ...
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    Removing Bread from Diet Might Not Be the Answer

    Removing Bread from Diet Might Not Be the Answer

    By Rocío Río de la Loza, Health Coach Did you know that by eliminating bread you are not necessarily eliminating gluten from your diet? Gluten is a naturally occurring protein present in wheat, rye, and barley and their derived products. According to the Celiac Disease Foundation, gluten may be found in: Whole grain kernels Flour Cookie ...
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    How to Choose the Healthiest Bread

    How to Choose the Healthiest Bread

    There are an infinite number of breads, each one is different and has the necessary health properties for each type of person. Follow these five steps to choose the healthiest bread for you! Understand the label: The first step is to learn to read the nutritional information labelpaying attention to the following data: 1. PORTION: Identifies the size of ...
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    For Good Digestion: Bread

    For Good Digestion: Bread

    Bread benefits the digestive system in many ways; from promoting a good intestinal transit to the treatment of hemorrhoids.  Whole grain bread is good for the digestive system particularly for the following two reasons: It contains large amounts of dietary fiber, soluble and insoluble, which prevents many gastrointestinal conditions. It is a natural prebiotic that encourages ...
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