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% 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. Most of the fat in whole wheat bread are healthier unsaturated fats.
Whole wheat bread is cholesterol free and trans-fat free
There is no significant amounts of
trans fat 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.
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