White bread has 67 calories per slice or 239 calories for every 100 grams. Most of its calories are from carbohydrates and protein.
74 percent of calories in white bread are from carbohydrates, 18% of calories are from protein and 8% of calories are from fat.
The majority, or 74% of the calories in white bread are from carbohydrates.
The carbs in white bread are mostly in the form of dietary fiber, sugar and starch (22%, 12% and 66%). An excellent high-fiber food, a single slice of white bread contains 10% of recommended daily values or 2.6 grams of dietary fiber.
- Dietary fiber: 2.6 g
- Sugar: 1.4 g
- Starch: 7.6 g
A small portion, or 8% the calories in white bread are from fat. White bread has a moderate amount of total fat, with 0.6 grams per slice. It also is cholestrol free. Most of the fat in white bread are healthier unsaturated fats:
There is no significant amounts of
cholestrol in white bread.
- Total fat: 0.6 g
- Saturated fat: 0.2 g
- Monounsaturated fat: 0.1 g
- Polyunsaturated fat: 0.3 g
A good source of omega-6 fatty acids, every slice of white bread contains a total of 0.3 grams of omega-6. In addition, a large portion of the omega-6 in white bread comes from linolenic acid - the only essential omega-6 fatty acid.
Some other baked goods with similar calories to white bread by weight: