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Modern-day bread is a shadow of its former self. Nutrients have been replaced with antinutrients, a terrible swap. Photo by Mae Mu on Unsplash

Bread Can Be Nutritious, But There Are Rules

And modern bread breaks all of them.

Tim Rees
Tim Rees
Dec 17, 2020 · 10 min read

Grains in the human diet

We don’t need to evolve to eat grains

the ‘oysters & corn tortilla’ gang absorbed none of the zinc in the meal.

Nutrients & Antinutrients

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Image from ‘Studies on the bioavailability of zinc in man.’

The next logical step was to blame the victims by claiming they were Vampires right up until the 20th Century when scientists discovered the truth and the simple remedy; appropriate food preparation.

Low-tech Processing

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Sadly, the European settlers in the Appalachians, USA, were not as savvy as the ancient Central American cultures who knew how to make corn digestible. Image Credit.

Shortcuts with a sting in the tale

Modern yeast

quantity has trumped quality, to the detriment of our health.

Steps not to be missed

You can still enjoy bread

Proofing

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Tim Rees

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Tim Rees

Registered nutritionist (BSc mBANT rCNHC) writing about health, nutrition & my battles with chronic disease. For other blog posts https://tim-rees.com/blog/

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Tim Rees

Written by

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Registered nutritionist (BSc mBANT rCNHC) writing about health, nutrition & my battles with chronic disease. For other blog posts https://tim-rees.com/blog/

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A Medika Life Publication for the Medical Community

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