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Trying To Get Healthy? 3 Reasons You Should Switch To Organic Bread

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If your health-conscious diet changes haven't included transitioning to organic breads, it's time to make the change. The bread you're currently eating may be labeled to look healthful for you. However, once you take a closer look, you'll find that it's loaded with preservatives and other ingredients that could be making it downright unhealthful for you. Not only that, but non-organic breads are made using fillers and other ingredients that will leave you feeling bloated and uncomfortable. To improve your diet, it's time to make the switch to organic breads. If you're still not sure you need to go that route, here are three healthful reasons you need to add organic bread to your diet:

No Harmful Pesticides

When you think about the bread you eat, your mind might not go to pesticides. That's because most people only link pesticide troubles to fresh fruits and vegetables. Unfortunately, the bread you're eating could be loaded with cancer-causing chemicals and pesticides. All the grains that are used to make non-organic bread is treated with pesticides and chemicals. Once those grains are processed, the pesticides are processed right along with it. Luckily, organic bread contains no harmful chemicals or pesticides. Which means you'll be eating fresh bread without the additives.

More Vitamins and Minerals

When the grain for non-organic bread is processed, the husks and other nutrient-rich parts are removed. From there, the remaining grain particles are processed, bleached, and processed again. The final product is a grain that no longer contains any nutritious value. However, organic bread is made with grain that is still intact. That means the whole grain organic bread you buy will actually contain whole grain, which means you'll receive all the vitamins and minerals contained in those grains.

Higher Fiber Content

When it comes to healthy bowels and digestion, your body needs plenty of fiber. Many people look to whole-grain breads for that fiber. If you've been choosing whole-grain bread as a way to increase your fiber intake, you had the right idea. Unfortunately, if you're eating non-organic whole-grain bread, you're not getting nearly as much fiber as you thought you were. That's because the nutritious fiber is being processed right out of the bread. However, organic bread contains all the natural ingredients, and isn't over-processed, which means it's got a higher fiber content than its non-organic counterparts. If you're trying to lose weight, the added fiber content will help you there too. The high fiber content will help you feel full faster, which means you'll eat less.

Contact a company like Klosterman Baking Company for more information and assistance.