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Complex Carbohydrates are found in bread and other grain-based foods such as rice, pasta & oats. Carbohydrates are a source of energy for the body, especially the brain and nervous system.
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Whole grains, or foods made with them, contain all 3 parts of the grain kernel and are a nutritious addition to your diet.
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Fiber is found in the walls of the cells of whole grains, fruits and vegetables and is resistant to being digested. Fiber can promote good digestive health, aid in weight loss efforts, and make you feel full and satisfied after eating less.
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White bread & buns have been enriched with folic acid and other nutrients such as B vitamins and iron. To get the most nutrients and benefits, you should include both whole grains and enriched grains (like white bread & buns) as part of your balanced diet.
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Your age, gender and level of physical activity plays a role in how much grain food you should eat. While most American eat enough grains, they don’t eat enough whole grains. At least half of all the grains eaten should be whole grains.
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Did you know that Bread has been around for centuries and was often used as currency in times as far back as ancient Egypt?
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Celiac disease is a genetically-linked autoimmune disorder caused by the small intestine reacting to gluten.A gluten-free diet is primarily used to treat celiac disease. A gluten-free diet excludes gluten from sources including bread. According to Dr. Fasano, “The gluten-free diet is not the South Beach diet. For celiacs, it’s a medical necessity.”
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