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    Is white bread a villain and whole grain bread a superhero?

    We have been told that foods made of complex carbohydrates are much better and healthier, because they contain a lot of vitamins, minerals and are also a good source of fibre. This is partially true, but when it comes to bread, the reality is not that clear. White bread is considered the villain in this story, while whole wheat bread is a superhero. But, things are not so black and white. They are almost the same! Understanding our bread Most bread is made from either white (simple carbohydrates) or whole grain (complex carbohydrates) flour and both come from wheat. The first one is digested quickly and released into the bloodstream,…