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9 nutrients in bread all bread lovers should know about

bread“All sorrows are less with bread”

 Every now and then we like to post about the nutrients in every-day foods. We feel it’s important to do this for 2 reasons:

  1. to help nurture your outer wisdom. That is, what’s in food and how it helps our health
  2. highlight that regular old  [untrendy] foods are just as good as the popular fad food of the moment

Today’s food is uh-oh -  the humble loaf of bread. Much loved and much feared by many a soul. Continue reading

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What’s good about bread?

Is bread the forbidden food?

If you read a lot of social media posts about food and nutrition you would think bread is the forbidden food. Whether it’s the anti-carb, paleo, clean eating or whatever the newest food fashion is, many trendy folks advocate for no grains (of any kind).

While there are genuinely many people who can not tolerate wheat based foods (like bread) including those people with coeliac disease and those with an intolerance, it doesn’t necessarily mean we all should be avoiding them. This blog post isn’t really about that debate anyways. ( I would suggest watching this quick video below from Michael Pollan as a start on that topic).

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Today I actually wanted to talk about some positives for the humble loaf of bread. A staple of many civilisations. There are some real nutritional benefits in bread which are often overlooked.

This post is for those folks who: Continue reading

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Bread, what the @$*!!!! is the difference?

difference between different types of breadWholemeal, multigrain, white, high fibre, low GI, gluten free, spelt, sourdough, organic.

Soooo many types. Have you ever wondered about the actual difference between different types of bread?

I am often asked by clients which is the best bread to buy. I am also asked if we should eat bread at all!
For the record, yes I think it’s fine to eat bread. I generally do not recommend one brand over another. We are all individuals with many aspects that guide our food choices such as our budget, taste, health concerns and food values.

Having said that, many people often don’t understand what is the difference between all the breads that are available. So here is a run down to help you make the best choice for you: Continue reading

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