Bunny Bread Whole Wheat
Whole Grains for a Healthy Heart: Not all whole grain breads are created equal. Because of the quantity of whole grains baked into this loaf, Bunny 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 certain cancers. What is Whole Grain? Whole grains or the foods made from whole grains contain all the parts and all the nutrients of the entire grain kernel. The Bran: the outer layer The Endosperm: the center The Germ: the seedling Good Source of Fiber: Bunny 100% Whole Wheat Bread is a good source of fiber, which can promote good digestive health (International Food Information Council). 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 (International Food Information Council). The USDA Dietary Guidelines recommends eating 25g of fiber per day for women and 38g per day for men. (US Department of Agriculture & US Department of Health and Human Services) Eating grain foods, like Bunny 100% Whole Wheat Bread, provides many nutrients that are vital for the health and maintenance of our bodies (www.ChooseMyPLate.gov). Grains are important sources of nutrients including dietary fiber, several B vitamins (thiamin, riboflavin, niacin, and folate), and minerals (such as iron) (www.ChooseMyPLate.gov). BCTGM: Bakery Confectionery Tobacco Workers & Grain Millers union made. AFL CIO CLC.