Does bread make you fat?

Do you want to know if you get fat when you eat bread? Read the article.


Bread around the head! It is a well-known proverb. It is true. Bread on the table is the most important. We're so accustomed to it that it is impossible to imagine our lives without it.

Can you get fat because of bread?

Experts` opinions on this issue diverge radically: some nutritionists strictly prohibit including bread in our regime, others strictly limit the amount of bread. However, there are special diets in which the bread acts almost as a staple food, and around which the whole system is kept.

For people who are losing their weight, it is often said that they need to give up bread completely, recover from  it. That is not right! In any case, it is impossible to get rid of bread completely.

It is obvious that we cannot live without bread at all, therefore, complete excluding of the bread from your everyday menu is not a good thing. In addition to fiber, in which grain products are so rich and which is always in constant lack of our bodies, the bread contains a significant number of other vital vitamins and elements. Iron, phosphorus, and magnesium, vegetable protein, eventually - our body cannot do without these substances. And except all these elements, bread contains a lot of vitamins. And last but not least - these substances are quite easily absorbed by the body.


Speaking about the amount of bread in your daily diet in grams, it should be noted that the majority of experts agree on this point: you should eat at least 150 g and not more than 250 grams of bread a day depending on the kind of bread you choose. It is best to give preference to rye bread. And it is better to avoid excessive consumption of white bread, as it has long been known that it is a source of calories.

If your primary goal is to lose the accumulated weight, then there will be no harm in replacing the familiar to us bread by special dietary or altogether dry loaves. Caloric content of such products is usually much lower and nutrients, including fiber, on the contrary, are in excess.

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After all, there are several varieties of bread, which, moreover, is very useful and tasty, waist not hurt, says site.

1. Rye bread

This is one of the healthiest types of bread. Such baking is 100%  gluten-free and hence does not cause abdominal bloating and discomfort. In addition, it helps to prolong the feeling of satiety, as contains 4 times more fat and 20% fewer calories than a conventional white bread.

2. Essene bread

This sort of bread is made from wheat, rye, barley, lentils, spelled and millet. This is one of the richest sources of protein, containing 18 amino acids. Besides, Essene bread facilitates digestion and increases the absorption of minerals by the body.

3. Linen bread

This is a wonderful source of selenium, potassium, and magnesium. It also contains a lot of fiber, fat and mineral phytoestrogens that have high health benefits.

4. Pita

Pita bread contains many vitamins and minerals, helps to lower cholesterol and blood sugar. It contains far fewer calories than the usual grain bread. However, over time you will eat it quite a few - usually, it is enough one slice of pita bread to make a sandwich.

5. Oatmeal Bread

If you want to reduce the daily intake of carbohydrates and fats, oatmeal bread - a great alternative to the usual white. Oatmeal is a great source of useful carbohydrates, which the body digests in slow motion, so you feel satiated longer.


A good choice will also serve as the bread baked from wholegrain flour. It is characterized by multiple nodular crusts with a reddish tinge.

Bread bran also finds a place in our diet. It is used instead of sugar and saccharin because contains few carbohydrates - it is necessary for those who are losing their weight?

Finally - a small, but very practical advice: before buying bread get sure to read the content on its label. Choose the bread, which has a large amount of iodine. Usually, in such bread is contained the necessary amount of substances, but fats and carbohydrates, on the contrary, are in a small quantity.

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