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Rye bread may be a better choice than wheat bread for persons with diabetes. Rye has a water-binding capacity that quickly gives a feeling a fullness and makes rye bread a real help for anyone trying to lose weight. Rye has magnesium and enzymes involved in the body's use of glucose and insulin secretion.
I have substituted wheat bread for Quinona or Rye bread, rice cookies, etc.
I have substituted wheat bread for Quinona or Rye bread (you got to check the labels bcs. many although they say "Rye" or others, wheat still part of the ingredients, just cutting pastries and all wheat products have helped me shed 6 pounds so far in only 2 weeks :)
Rye bread contains lots of fiber & very little fat. Rye bread does not create high spikes in blood sugar as white bread and other breads do. Nutrients in Rye also helps lower cholesterol & lessens the risk of cardiovascular disease, cancer and diabetes. Rye can decreasse hunger as opposed to wheat or white bread and is efficient in burning fat. 1 slice of rye is about 85 calories. Get it sliced thin in the deli to save even more calories. Rye promotes a feeling of fullness for hours! Try it!
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