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Wheat bread

Bread, Wheat has a average-calorie, average-carb, average-fat and high-protein content. It is a good source of Thiamin and Niacin.

The food contains 47.51g of carbs. The carbohydrate profile of the the food reveals it is average in complex carbs and average in Simple carbs. Carbs are our primary source of energy but its source should be chosen with utmost care. Complex carbs are a more desirable addition to your diet, where as simple carbs should be consumed in moderation as it is very easily broken down, assimilated and absorbed in the body. With 10.91 gms of protein, it is high in protein content, which is an important macronutrient that helps with tissue repair, provides energy and improves immunity.

Because of its average fat content, it could be suitable option, especially if you're watching your fat intake for health reasons. A quick glance at the fat profile reveals that it is low in saturated fats and low in trans fats. It's low MUFA and low PUFA. The omega-3 content is average.

It has a high density of Sodium, thus making it unsuitable for a low-sodium diet. It is also average in Magnesium, an essential micronutrient that regulates functioning of muscles and nerves and heart beat. It is also a high source of Selenium, which is an important antioxidant especially in combination with vitamin E.

Ideally consumed as a Side Dish.

Based on the composite nutritive standing Bread, Wheat has been given a composite ranking of 72, and in moderation.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein16%
 Calories from Fat12%
 Calories from Carbs71%

Why this is good for you

  • High in Protein
  • High in Niacin
  • High in Thiamin
  • No Cholesterol
  • Low in Saturated Fat
  • High in Folate

Why this is bad for you

  • High in Sodium

Diet Suitability

DietSuitability
Atkins DietLOW
Low Fat DietHIGH
Zone DietLOW

Vitamin Analysis

NameAmount%DVRankInterpretation
Vitamin A0 IU
Retinol0 mcg
Retinol Activity Equivalent0 mcg
Alpha Carotene0 mcg
Beta Carotene0 mcg
Beta Cryptoxanthin0 mcg
Lycopene0 mcg
Lutein Zeaxanthin0 mcg
Vitamin C0.2 mg0.33%Mid 40%Average
Vitamin E0.19 mg0.63%Mid 40%Average
Vitamin K4.9 mcg6.1%Top 30%High
Thiamin0.37 mg24.9%Top 30%High
Riboflavin0.31 mg18.3%Top 30%High
Niacin5.2 mg26%Top 30%High
Vitamin B60.12 mg5.9%Mid 40%Average
Folate0 mcg
Food Folate0 mcg
Folic Acid0 mcg
Dietary Folate Equivalents0 mcg
Vitamin B120 mcg
Pantothenic Acid0 mg
Choline0 mg
Betaine0 mg

Mineral Analysis

NameAmount%DVRankInterpretation
Calcium142 mg14.2%Top 30%High
Iron3.5 mg19.2%Top 30%High
Magnesium48 mg12%Top 30%High
Phosphorus155 mg15.5%Mid 40%Average
Potassium184 mg5.3%Mid 40%Average
Sodium521 mg21.7%Top 30%High
Zinc1.2 mg8.1%Mid 40%Average
Copper0.16 mg7.9%Top 30%High
Manganese1.1 mg56.2%Top 30%High
Selenium28.8 mcg41.1%Top 30%High

Carbohydrate Analysis

NameAmount%DVRankInterpretation
Total Carbohydrate47.5 g15.8%Top 30%High
Dietary Fiber3.6 g14.4%Top 30%High
Sugars5.8 g

Protein Analysis

NameAmount%DVRankInterpretation
Protein10.9 g21.8%Mid 40%Average
Tryptophan78 mg
Threonine172 mg
Isoleucine217 mg
Leucine387.9 mg
Lysine181 mg
Methionine89 mg
Cystine129 mg
Phenylalanine265 mg
Tyrosine138 mg
Valine260 mg
Arginine261 mg
Histidine126 mg
Alanine206 mg
Aspartic Acid292 mg
Glutamic Acid1730 mg
Glycine220 mg
Proline573 mg
Serine260 mg

Fat Analysis

NameAmount%DVRankInterpretation
Total Fat3.6 g5.6%Mid 40%Average
Saturated Fat0.8 g4%Mid 40%Average
Monounsaturated Fat0.8 g
Polyunsaturated Fat1.4 g
Total Trans Fatty Acids0 g
Total Omega 3 Fatty Acids135 mg
Total Omega 6 Fatty Acids1299.8 mg

Other Nutrients Analysis

NameAmount%DVRankInterpretation
Alcohol0 g
Water35.7 g
Ash2.2 g
Caffeine0 mg
Theobromine0 mg

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Amount Per Serving

Calories 266 Calories from Fat 33

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 3.6 g 5.6%

Saturated Fat 0.8 g 4%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 521 mg 21.7%

Total Carbohydrates 47.5 g 15.8%

Dietary Fiber 3.6 g14.4%

Sugars 5.8 g

Protein 10.9 g 21.8%

Vitamin A Vitamin C 0.33%

Calcium 14.2% Iron 19.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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