Today I learned about the Oslo Breakfast, a meal that began to be served to Norwegian schoolchildren starting 1932. A typical version included an orange, milk, whole-wheat bread, rye biscuit, cheese, carrot and a spoon of cod-liver oil. It reportedly increased the average height of 14 year olds by 4 inches. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Osl…
Whole grain and wheat breads are not necessarily healthier than white breads. One problem with the current definition of β€œwhole grain” is that it doesn’t account for fiberβ€”and many whole grain products on supermarket shelves contain very little. scientificamerican.com/ar…
Wheat contains amylopectin A, which is more efficiently converted to blood sugar than just about any other carbohydrate, including table sugar. In fact, two slices of whole wheat bread increase blood sugar to a higher level than a candy bar does. theatlantic.com/health/ar…
Sylvester Graham, the inspiration of Graham Crackers, believed that a vegetarian diet of whole grain bread, made from coarsely ground wheat, as part of a lifestyle that involved minimizing pleasure and stimulation of all kinds, was how God intended people to live. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gra…
Using whole white wheat (as opposed to red wheat) in bread gives it the mild taste and soft texture of plain white bread, while still giving the health benefits of whole grain. mayoclinic.org/healthy-li…

Please note that this site uses cookies to personalise content and adverts, to provide social media features, and to analyse web traffic. Click here for more information.