Heart Health Twitter Quiz – Whole Grain Bread

Don’t be fooled by the color of breads

True or False. You can tell if a bread is high fiber or whole grain if it is dark in color.

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  • True
  • False

Answer: False

In their book, Heart 411, Drs. Gillinov and Nissen say:
Don’t be fooled by the color of breads. Just because a bread is brown does not mean that it is high in fiber. The addition of molasses or brown sugar to bread makes it brown but does nothing to enhance its fiber content.

Do you want recipes that are high in fiber?  Our Preventive Cardiology dietitians said to check these out:

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