White bread has 67 calories per slice or 239 calories for every 100 grams. Most of its calories are from carbohydrates and protein.
74% 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. Most of the fat in white bread are healthier unsaturated fats.
White bread is cholesterol free and trans-fat free
There is no significant amounts of
trans fat 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.
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