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Whole-Wheat Bread

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Preparation, uses, and tips

Top sliced whole-wheat bread with smoked mozzarella, grilled portobello mushroom, and chopped basil, or make a sandwich of arugula and grilled vegetables.

Buying and storing tips

Buy whole-wheat bread in the bakery, bread, or refrigerated- or frozen-foods sections of health food stores and supermarkets. Store in a breadbox or plastic bag at room temperature, and use within a few days.

Varieties

Whole-wheat bread is available in rolls and loaves of various shapes and sizes, and may contain other grains.

Nutrition Highlights

Whole-wheat bread, 1 slice
Calories: 69
Protein: 2.7g
Carbohydrate: 13g
Total Fat: 1.2g
Fiber: 1.9g
*Good source of: Selenium (10mcg)

*Foods that are an “excellent source” of a particular nutrient provide 20% or more of the Recommended Daily Value. Foods that are a “good source” of a particular nutrient provide between 10 and 20% of the Recommended Daily Value.

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