Whole wheat bread has 69 calories per slice or 265 calories for every 100 grams. Most of its calories are from carbohydrates, protein and fat.
65 percent of calories in whole wheat bread are from carbohydrates, 20% of calories are from protein and 14% of calories are from fat.
The majority, or 65% of the calories in whole wheat bread are from carbohydrates.
The carbs in whole wheat bread are mostly in the form of dietary fiber, sugar and starch (18%, 17% and 65%). An excellent high-fiber food, a single slice of whole wheat bread contains 8% of recommended daily values or 1.9 grams of dietary fiber.
- Dietary fiber: 1.9 g
- Sugar: 1.7 g
- Starch: 6.7 g
About 14% the calories in whole wheat bread are from fat. Whole wheat bread has a moderate amount of total fat, with 1.1 grams per slice. It also is cholestrol free. Most of the fat in whole wheat bread are healthier unsaturated fats:
There is no significant amounts of
cholestrol in whole wheat bread.
- Total fat: 1.1 g
- Saturated fat: 0.2 g
- Monounsaturated fat: 0.2 g
- Polyunsaturated fat: 0.5 g
A good source of omega-6 fatty acids, every slice of whole wheat bread contains a total of 0.4 grams of omega-6. In addition, a large portion of the omega-6 in whole wheat bread comes from linolenic acid - the only essential omega-6 fatty acid.
Some other baked goods with similar calories to whole wheat bread by weight: