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Is multi-grain bread BETTER than whole-grain bread?

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 1:11 PM on May. 4, 2010 in Food & Drink

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  • If they are both made with WHole Grains, no bleached flour and no sugar, then, they are equal.
    BradenIsMySon

    Answer by BradenIsMySon at 1:13 PM on May. 4, 2010

  • About the same,, one means different type of grains, like wheat and rye the other means they use the whole grain,, they don't process it,, meaning it usually has more fiber!
    kimigogo

    Answer by kimigogo at 1:13 PM on May. 4, 2010

  • no whole grain is the best
    PURPULbutterfly

    Answer by PURPULbutterfly at 1:14 PM on May. 4, 2010

  • From what I've heard, it isn't because although it's made with a variety of grains, it's still not whole grains. You have to really read the nutritional info & see if it is fact made with whole grains.
    BlessedMommy64

    Answer by BlessedMommy64 at 1:14 PM on May. 4, 2010

  • You want whole grains, that's the good stuff. A lot of companies put multi-grain on their packaging to make people think it's healthy, but unless it's mostly whole grains, it doesn't count. The way to check is to look at the ingredients; whole wheat flour should be the first ingredient listed. If it's not, then it's not as healthy as they're trying to make it sound.
    DragonRiderMD

    Answer by DragonRiderMD at 1:16 PM on May. 4, 2010

  • Nope. Whole grain is best... Although a Whole Multi Grain Bread is best, but those are few and far between...
    SabrinaMBowen

    Answer by SabrinaMBowen at 1:16 PM on May. 4, 2010

  • depends on the complete ingredient list.

    so many will fool you into thinking its better by putting multigrain on the label when it only has tiny bits of what used to be "multi" grains. white bread could be called multi grain - it uses different flours.

    whereas 100% whole wheat - is just that - 100% of the whole wheat. 1st ingredient MUST be wheat.

    educate yourself to read the labels and understand all the names.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 1:40 PM on May. 4, 2010

  • I'm glad you asked this I've wondered my self. I love the whole grain over the whole wheat.
    luvmygrlz

    Answer by luvmygrlz at 3:16 PM on May. 4, 2010

  • Agreed ....... with ANON......... all the tax dollars that go to the FDA and it barely means nothing. Educating yourself is your best defense.
    GMMOLLY

    Answer by GMMOLLY at 3:58 PM on May. 4, 2010

  • Read the labels and compare the ingredients and nutrients
    rkoloms

    Answer by rkoloms at 5:45 PM on May. 4, 2010

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