Butternut Bread, 100% Whole Wheat
1/2 loaf. All whole grain and great taste! No bromate. No hydrogenated oil. 0 grams trans fat. No saturated fats. No cholesterol. No artificial preservatives. No white flour. Enjoy the goodness of whole grains in your life! Scores of recent studies on whole grains and health have shown how whole-grain intake is protective against cancer, cardiovascular disease, type 2 diabetes and obesity. A panel of scientists and medical experts, after consideration of years of research, have written and released the 2005 dietary guidelines which promote good nutrition through healthy eating choices. The dietary guidelines recommend daily consumption of 6 servings of grain-foods, including at least 3 servings of whole grain foods. Butternut All Whole Grain 100% Whole Wheat Bread is made from 100% whole grain wheat flour. Many other popular-selling breads contain enriched wheat flour or unbleached wheat flour which are not whole grains and not 100% whole wheat. Always look for the words whole or 100% whole before the name of the grain or flour to be certain the bread is made from only whole grains. Whole grains supply us with: complex carbohydrates, our primary energy source, which are necessary for numerous brain and body functions, including endurance during exercise; soluble and insoluble dietary fiber, which helps ensure a healthy digestive system, helps regulate blood sugar levels and aids in weight management by giving a full feeling without adding calories. Micronutrients, including vitamins, minerals, trace minerals, antioxidants and natural plant compounds called phytochemicals - all of which contribute their individual unique benefits to the storehouse of nutrients contained in whole grain. Diets high in plant foods such as fruits, vegetables, legumes and whole grain foods are associated with a lower occurrence of coronary heart disease and cancers of the lung, colon, esophagus and stomach. 100% whole grain: 24 g or more per serving. Eat 48 g or more of whole grains daily. Health Notes! The National Academy of Sciences reports that diets high in plant foods such as fruits, vegetables, legumes and whole grain foods are associated with a lower occurrence of coronary heart disease and cancers of the lung, colon, esophagus and stomach. Whole grain food reduces risk of heart disease and cancer!