by MBC Team
Whole wheat bread,facts

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  • Including whole wheat bread in the diet is an easy way to increase the daily intake of whole grains.
  • Whole wheat bread comes in many different types and names, but it is not always easy to identify by its color or name alone.
  • Brown bread often derives its color from molasses rather than whole wheat.
  • Bread types such as wheat, seven-grain, multigrain and honey wheat may contain whole grains, but they might not be made with whole wheat grain.
  • Whole wheat bread should be "100 percent whole wheat".
  • Whole wheat bread is a rich source of fiber and minerals and is low in cholesterol.
  • Whole wheat bread is a good source of iron, magnesium and selenium.
  • Whole wheat bread is not gluten-free.