Bread is a food that many people like, but not everyone knows how to eat bread properly. Here are the mistakes to avoid when eating bread.
* Excessive use of bread for a long time.
Bread is a dish many people use in the morning but this is a mistake that should be avoided. Because this dish does not have much substance.
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To avoid nutritional deficiencies, you should choose cakes made from flour or cereals. Or eat bread with vegetables and meat.
This food should not be eaten often and for a long time.
* Bread does not contain salt, sugar.
Breads, especially those packaged from the supermarket, contain a lot of salt. So if you eat less, the amount of sodium in your body will be significantly reduced. Of course, a slice of bread will not cause too much harm to health but in the long run can have a bad effect on the body.
* People who should not eat bread.
Specifically, people with type 2 diabetes should not eat bread. Because bread has a large starch content, which causes sugar in the body to rise. In particular, bread has too much salt, low nutritional content, and makes diabetes worse.
People with heart disease and high blood pressure should also not eat bread because bread contains a type of bad cholesterol and high starch content, which makes it easy for the body to accumulate unnecessary fat, affecting the heart, increasing blood pressure. risk of high blood pressure.
People with constipation also do not eat bread because this type of bread is not rich in fiber. They contain a large amount of powder and as we know, powder is kind of binder. That is why after eating a lot of bread will cause constipation.
People who are overweight and obese also remove bread from the menu because this bread has almost no nutrients, but it has the potential to cause weight gain in obese people because bread is made from starch, so it is very full of energy.
* Harm when eating bread regularly:
* Increases blood sugar levels.
The harm of bread if used regularly is to increase blood sugar levels. Cereal flour in bread is absorbed and converted into glucose, which produces insulin fat, which is harmful to the blood. Bread causes the glycemic index to rise quickly but also drop quickly. This unstable level causes more hunger and cravings, so the diet is out of balance.
* Indigestible .
Gluten in bread is difficult to digest, causing many serious problems such as constipation and digestive disorders if eaten regularly, especially in the elderly and children.
Reduces absorption of many essential nutrients: Bread fulfills hunger needs, but it lacks nutritional value. Regularly eating bread can lead to malnutrition in children.
Not only that, bread is also the cause of reducing the absorption of nutrients from other foods. The phytic acid in wheat will create a chemical reaction with zinc, iron, calcium, not forming nutrients. At the same time, gluten damages the lining of the intestines, making nutrients ineffective.
* Increases bad cholesterol.
According to studies, bread flour can increase a type of bad cholesterol linked to heart disease, LDL cholesterol, by 60% in about 12 weeks.
Many people think that cholesterol is produced by fat, but the culprit can also be the wheat and the seemingly innocuous breads we use every day.
* Hair loss .
Wheat starch has an adverse effect on the skin causing hair loss, it has been studied in bald people that this condition is relieved when they eat less bread.
Bread contains genetically modified proteins, which cause constant symptoms of fatigue and overweight. Scientists say that the regular use of white bread leads to a lack of fiber in the body, affecting the normal functioning of the brain.
* Causing kidney cancer.
Breads often contain a certain amount of salt, especially in some types of bread such as hamburgers, pizza or sandwhich… When you consume bread like the above, you are loading your body. may have an excessive amount of salt.