3 Important Differences Between White Bread and Whole Wheat

Written by Emily Clark

For any kid who grew up eating doughy, thick Wonder Bread for lunch,repparttar encouragement by dietitians and nutritionists to switch to whole wheat bread can be a tough transition.

Bread, like any other part of our diet, is an acquired taste. Starting out early helps since children are much more adaptable to accepting foods than adults. This does not mean that children LIKE as many foods as adults - children are renowned picky eaters. But if you only expose them to healthy, whole grain foods they won't haverepparttar 144551 opportunity to develop a taste for white bread or other non-nutritious foods.

Adults, however, must learn to change their diet preferences because of knowledge. Understanding why whole wheat is superior to white bread can help you feel good aboutrepparttar 144552 compromise and encourage you to make itrepparttar 144553 standard for your children. Who knows - you may even like it!


The two biggest differences between white bread and whole wheat arerepparttar 144554 processing andrepparttar 144555 nutritional value.

Flour is made from wheat berries. The wheat berry is made up ofrepparttar 144556 bran,repparttar 144557 germ andrepparttar 144558 endosperm. All parts are filled with nutrients and are used in whole wheat flour.

White bread onrepparttar 144559 other hand, uses onlyrepparttar 144560 endosperm -repparttar 144561 starchy inner layer. There is a total of 30 nutrients missing in white bread. The nutritional difference is immense and has measurable impact on our health.

5 Quick and Easy Fun Ways to Get in Shape

Written by Emily Clark

Getting and staying in shape doesn’t have to be dull and boring! Try some of these fun fitness activities to make your workout time more enjoyable.

MUSICAL EXERCIES – Put on your favorite music and do some yoga! No need for slow, elevator music. Move to your favorite beat. Or pop onrepparttar headphones or earphones and grab your MP3 or cassette player or handheld PC and bike to a nearby park. Too cold or rainy? Then head to a mall or other enclosed area where you can walk. Caution: make sure you are alert while listening to music with headphones or earphones.

FUN IN THE SUN – Check outrepparttar 144550 latest tanning solutions and try fun, scented versions with funky, multi-colored sunglasses. Grab your cassette player or MP3 player and favorite tunes. And pack some flavored water, new flavored health bar that you’ve been dying to try and some frozen berries in your carryall for breaks and have a “sense”-ational time.

FITNESS CLASSES – Try out a new fitness class for fun. Enjoy a full water aerobics workout with less stress on your joints. Grab some colorful water gear and swim torepparttar 144551 beat. Or try a dance or Jazzercise routine. No need to commit long-term, just ask about popping in for a class or two to check it out and enjoy. Meet new friends and get fit all at once.

VCR / DVD – Head torepparttar 144552 library or local rental store and grab a fun fitness video or DVD. Crank uprepparttar 144553 sound when your favorite tunes come on and joinrepparttar 144554 taped workout participants inrepparttar 144555 privacy of your own home.

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