What Are the Health Benefits of Adding Whole Wheat Grains to Your Diet?

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You might think the only differences between whole wheat and white bread are superficial things, like texture and taste. But it’s also true that whole wheat bread gets touted as the healthier option. So, are the extra health benefits of wheat bread worth sacrificing the soft, smooth texture, and rich taste of white bread? Is all wheat bread the same?

Whole wheat bread is made from whole wheat grains, or whole grains, which have numerous health benefits, more so than white bread made from refined grains. But it’s not always clear from the package what you’re getting into, which is why we’re exploring what "whole grain wheat" really means and how you can choose the best whole grain products for your health.