USE YOUR LOAF AND BUY HEALTHY BREADS…

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Did you know that bread contributes 17-21% of dietary fiber, and 15-17% of the population’s dietary intake of iron across all age groups ! Who doesn’t love bread, especially home made bread but do you know which ones are the healthiest?

According to an article in Woman and Home there are four top wellness loaves, which include Sourdough at 100 calories per slice and made from the naturally occurring yeast and bacteria in flour. Sourdough is naturally leavened bread, which means it doesn’t use commercial yeast to rise. Instead, it uses a ‘starter’ – a fermented flour and water mixture that contains wild yeast and good bacteria – to rise. This also produces the tangy flavour and slightly chewy texture you’ll find in sourdough. Wild yeast has more flavour than commercial yeast, and is natural in the sense that it doesn’t contain any additives.

Rye is another good one at…

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