Compared with other healthy whole grain breads Regular Portland Bread has more flax seeds, sunflower seeds, wheat bran and rolled rye packed inside the loaf in opposed to just being sprinkled on top. That translates into a bread with more nutrients and fiber to keep you healthier and feeling fuller longer.

Whole Dark Rye Flour and Rolled Rye Flakes:

-Overall weight management from feeling full longer after eating

-Improved bowel health

-Better blood sugar control and reduced risk of type 2 diabetes

Flax Seeds

-High in fiber

-High in Omega-3 Fatty Acids

Wheat Bran

-Very good source of fiber

-Good source of protein

Sunflower Seeds

-High in Fiber

-High levels of protein and minerals including magnesium and copper

-Very good source of vitamin E

Don't forget about the health benefits associated with whole grains explained below. Just as a reminder "whole grain" means that all three parts of the grain are used including the fiber rich outer layer and the nutrient packed germ.

Whole Grains in Regular Portland Bread

-Organic Whole Dark Rye Flour

-Whole Wheat Flour

-Whole Rolled Rye Flakes

Health Benefits of Whole Grains

-A source of healthy antioxidants and phenolic compounds

-Prevention of cardiovascular disease, diabetes and cancer

-Helps reduce cholesterol  

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