Science Reveals That Wheat Bread Does Not Help With Weight Loss

Science Reveals That Wheat Bread Does Not Help With Weight Loss
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Many nutrition specialists have been recommended to exchange white bread with wheat bread when trying to lose weight.  Wheat bread is usually richer in fiber, which might be more complete than a meager piece of white bread. In fact, wheat broth is not the greatest choice for long-term weight loss per a recent research released in Clinical Nutrition.

According to the study, the healthiest option in terms of bread is rye bread, and it represents a much better alternative for those who are trying to lose weight.

The study divided 242 men and women with weight issues into two focal groups, all aged 30-70. The second group consumed grain rye goods with the same energy (e.g. calorie) level as the other group’s bread, and the others consumed wheat bread regularly. Participants were also instructed to follow a dietitian’s good eating practices during the research.

After 3 months the authors concluded that the group eating whole-grain grain rye products shed around 1 kilogram (about 2.2 pounds) and decreases in fat by 0.54 percent although both categories were capable to lose weight during the trial.

 

Wheat bread benefits

Wheat bread is a type of bread made from wheat flour. During baking, the starch in the flour is gelatinized (a process that happens naturally during the making of white bread by steaming). This gelatinization process makes the bread brown and crisp during the toasting process.

Adding wheat germ, a nutrient-rich component of wheat, to the flour during baking gives the bread a nutty, slightly sweet flavor. This flavor ranges from subtle to intense, depending on the amount of wheat germ added to the bread, and on the type of wheat germ used.

Despite not being the best option for weight loss, wheat bread continues to have many benefits for the human body. Wheat bread is abundant in nutrients. It contains eight essential amino acids, four essential fatty acids, and two vitamins. It has almost as much protein as meat. Wheat bread is also high in fiber.

The carbohydrates in wheat bread are complex carbohydrates, not simple carbohydrates. Simple carbohydrates are more likely to increase your blood sugar level. Complex carbohydrates like wheat bread do not increase your blood sugar level


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Anna Daniels

Anna is an avid blogger with an educational background in medicine and mental health. She is a generalist with many other interests including nutrition, women's health, astronomy and photography. In her free time from work and writing, Anna enjoys nature walks, reading, and listening to jazz and classical music.

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