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PSCHIAVONE2 SparkPoints: (20,629)
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11/30/12 7:27 A

If you have to have bread then I agree about the rye bread.

NIRERIN Posts: 14,084
11/30/12 7:22 A

you're going to have to ask at the place. and if that diner has a place that makes bread for them as opposed to distributes bread to them, it's going to be hard because that bread won't have labels on it. if they do get distributor bread, they may be more inclined to switch between similar items which are on sale.
i work in a situation where i am in an out of various kitchens throughout the week and there simply isn't a universal bread set option. each place varies depending on what its customers prefer and what its vendors provide. so you have to ask what they have available and then decide from that set.

MICHELLEXXXX SparkPoints: (11,728)
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11/30/12 7:06 A

I ask them to hold the bread, I order a side salad and put the sandwich components on the the salad. Either that or I just eat the components by themselves with a knife and fork. Good stuff. :)

SUNSHINE6442 Posts: 2,162
11/30/12 6:41 A

Just 2 slices of whole wheat bread can now raise your blood sugar more than two tablespoons of table sugar. It is known that foods with a high glycemic index make people store belly fat AND trigger hidden fires of inflammation in the body which can lead to all sorts of diseases including diabetes.

Rye Bread is the best choice because it digest slowly and helps keep a person full. Even Pumpernickle is a better choice than white or wheat.

STEPHEN_NANNY SparkPoints: (0)
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11/30/12 5:06 A

Good question...definitely the rye or sourdough if what you suspect about the 'whole wheat' is true. They have a much lower glycemic index than the white bread.

FTSOLK Posts: 1,391
11/29/12 11:54 P

Being in NJ, one of the usual spots to get dinner after youth group is a local diner
(there are a few we frequent). While, at times, I may indulge and get a grilled cheese sandwich, I figure a turkey sandwich (turkey, lettuce, onion, mustard) with a side of fruit is a better option.

I'm just not sure what bread is safest. I know most diners have wheat, white, and rye breads, maybe sourdough... and there's a good chance it's NOT 100% whole wheat bread, but brown colored white bread instead.

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