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Satisfy Your Bread Cravings Without Spiking Your Blood Sugar

Written by Team Ultrahuman

Nov 01, 2022

Bread is a staple food item in many cultures and diets. Unfortunately, it is also a refined product that contains simple carbohydrates and starches that break down easily, causing a spike in glucose levels, especially when consumed in excess. Many types of bread contain added sugar, making them even more of a health risk. Though whole wheat bread better alternative to white bread that contains high GI, it’s advisable to complement it with other nutrients. Read on for more.

Bread optimisations for balanced sugar levels
• Give sourdough/almond flour bread a shot- they are healthier alternatives
• Make a yummy open sandwich with some cottage cheese or chicken on top – delicious!
• To make your meal healthier, throw in some veggies alongside it.
• Limit the portion intake based on other carbs in the meal.

Carbohydrates plus sugar make whole wheat bread an unhealthy choice. Some research suggests that they are worse than sucrose. However, if you are baking them fresh at home, you can add ingredients like oats, wheat bran, etc to lower the GI level, thus making them glucose-metabolism pally.

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