15 Breads To Avoid For A Healthier Diet

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When it comes to choosing bread, the options on supermarket shelves can be overwhelming, with a variety of brands touting whole grains, fiber, and added nutrients. However, not all bread is created equal, and some brands pack their products with unhealthy additives like high fructose corn syrup, excessive salt, and unhealthy fats that can negate the benefits of bread in your diet. Here we will unveil the 15 bread brands that you might want to think twice about before adding to your shopping cart.

Wonder Bread Classic White

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This is one of the most recognized brands, but it’s also one of the unhealthiest breads out there. Between the sodium and the sugar added into this stuff, each sandwich is loaded with calories.

Sunbeam Texas Toast


People hear ‘Texas Toast” and they get a little excited. Well, some do. Others think about the high amount of sodium and put it back on the shelf.

Pepperidge Farm’s Sweet Hawaiian Bread


The soft texture and sweet flavor of this bread is what helps a lot of people get addicted to it. But the fact is that it’s one of the unhealthiest breads around.

Panera’s Everything Sliced Bred


A lot of people enjoy Panera because it’s trendy and it’s…well, it’s that. But as one of the unhealthiest breads, it’s not a great addition to your shelf.

Freihofer’s Premium Italian Bread


You’d think that Italian bread would be a great pick, right? But it’s one the unhealthiest breads out there since the sodium level per slice is through the roof.

Kings Hawaiian Sweet Rolls


These are common at many parties and get-togethers since they are quite good. But when you read the dietary information you quickly realize that it’s one of the unhealthiest breads around.

Pepperidge Farm Raisin Cinnamon Swirl Bread


It’s a breakfast bread, but it’s way more like a dessert. Pepperidge has a great reputation for taste, but they pump out some of the unhealthiest breads in the country.

Nature’s Own Butterbread


Just the name should be an indication of how unhealthy this bread is. The taste is why a lot of people still love it, but that’s not quite enough when you think about your health.

Nature’s Own Perfectly Crafted Brioche Bread


A lot of people see the word ‘nature’ and assume that it must be somewhat healthy. Others who read the dietary note will see otherwise.

Bimbo Soft White Bread


There’s not enough fiber in this bread to make it worth picking off the shelf. Obviously, they’ve made a name for themselves, but it’s at the expense of the customer’s health.

Thomas Cinnamon Raisin Swirl Bread


Any bread that can double as dessert, and there are several of them, are best left on the shelf unless you’re going to use it for an after-dinner treat. In moderation it’s not bad, but for breakfast every day, it’s a no-go.

Sara Lee Artesano Brioche


Adding sugar to bread is not an immediate sign of being unhealthy. But continuing to add sugar to a bread that’s just fine as it is tends to make it less than appealing.

Sara Lee Texas Toast


Anything that says “Sara Lee” is going to be a common sell. But if people knew what they were eating that might change…or not.

Pepperidge Farm Hearty White Bread


The fact is that some brands have gained the trust of the people, and Pepperidge Farm is one of them. Unfortunately, that trust is broken when one realizes that they don’t have the overall health of their customers in mind.

Pepperidge Farm Farmhouse Potato Bread


That just sounds like a lot of carbs, doesn’t it? The lack of fiber is a big warning sign, but the added grams of sugar should be enough to keep this loaf on the shelf.


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