Wholegrain bread - Cut out refined carbs - Women's Health & Fitness


We all know the benefits of wholegrain food, but if you’re struggling to lose those last few kilos you may need to look further than wholegrain bread, which won’t cause an insulin spike like the white stuff will.

Many cuisines offer wholegrain alternatives, so you can now find healthy options no matter what you might be craving.

Asian: Look for dishes made with brown rice or opt for buckwheat (soba) noodles.

Italian: Choose whole grains pastas. They’re now as easy to find as traditional varieties and come in a range of shapes, including lasagne sheets, spaghetti and penne.

Mexican: If you look closely you’ll discover some companies are starting to produce wholemeal tortillas. Use these in place of their traditional white flour counterparts.

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