Butternut® All Whole Grain 100% Whole Wheat Bread 2-20 oz. Loaves
Diets rich in whole grain foods and other plant foods and low in total fat, saturated fat, and cholesterol, may reduce the risk of heart disease and certain cancers.
Be informed: Why eat bread? ® Go to why eatbread.comEating grain foods, like bread, provides many nutrients that are vital for the health and maintenance of our bodies, 'Grains are important sources of nutrients including dietary fiber, several B vitamins (thiamin, riboflavin, niacin, and folate), and minerals ( such as iron).
Whole Grains for a Healthy Heart®Not all whole grain products are created equal. Because of the amount of whole grains baked into this loaf, Butternut 100% Whole Wheat Bread qualifies to make the following health claim: "Diets rich in whole grain foods and other plant foods and low in total fat, saturated fat, and cholesterol, may reduce the risk of heart disease and certain cancers."Whole Grains for Your Health®Whole grains play an important role in digestives health by containing vitamins, minerals, dietary fiber, phytochemicals, and other nutrients. In addition, whole grains contain antioxidants similar to what is found in fruits and vegetables as well as antioxidants that are unique to grains. In fact, researchers from Cornell University found the antioxidant activity in wheat to be almost equal to that of broccoli and spinach. All the nutrients in whole grains work together to provide health benefits that may reduce the risk of heart disease and cancers, as discusses above.
Good Source of FiberButternut 100% Whole Wheat Bread is a good source of fiber, which can promote good digestive health and can aid in weight loss efforts. Foods that are good sources of fiber are digested more slowly by the body and can make us feel full and satisfied after eating less. The USDA Dietary Guidelines recommends eating 25g of fiber per day for women and 38g per day for men.Source: 1www.ChooseMyPlate.govGeneral Heart Health Tips• Cut back on saturated fats and try to eliminate trans fats-they can raise cholesterol and lead to heart disease. Use olive oil instead of vegetable oil, butter, or margarine. It helps lower "bad" LDL cholesterol and helps raise "good" HDL cholesterol.•Maintain a healthy weight and body mass index (BMI)-the risk for heart disease may be higher if you are overweight or abese. Also, a high concentration of body fat around your abdomen may increase your risk of heart disease.• Just 30 minutes per day of moderate exercise, such as a brisk walk, offers heart health benefits-even if you have to split it into 2 or 3 10-15 minute segments. Individuals should consult a healthcare provider for help designing a safe exercise program.
28 g Whole Grain Per Serving