There are 60 calories in 1 serving of Trader Joe's Sprouted Rye Bread and 7 carbs per slice. Claims are made that sprouted grain bread does not cause as high or fast of a blood sugar rise as regular bread, but always test to make sure. A good rule is to avoid breads where one of the first five ingredients is sugar, honey, molasses or fructose.
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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 :)
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