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Bread question for calorie counters

S: 10st10lb C: 10st1lb G: 9st8lb BMI: 24.2 Loss: 0st9lb(6%)
#1
Which bread are you all eating? At the moment I am eating Tesco medium slice wholemeal, as that's what the rest of the family eat. But it's 80-odd calories a slice - should I get a 'lighter' kind of bread? I'm not planning to eat more of it, just that if I have a sandwich at lunchtime, quite a lot of calories are taken up with two slices of bread!

Thanks.
 
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Wrinkly

Recovering chocoholic.
C: 11st13lb
#2
I'm eating Morrisons medium stone-ground wholemeal & it works out at 142cls for 2 slices. If you buy 'lighter' bread you're paying more money for extra air. I feel that with two slices of wholemeal I'm more satisfied. I can vary the fillings to make a lower or higher calorie sandwich.
 

Legomom

Gold Member
S: 17st5lb C: 14st12lb G: 13st0lb BMI: 29.8 Loss: 2st7lb(14.4%)
#4
I like the warby's sandwich thins? 100 cals for a top an bottom and I can't fit as much cheese on so it's generally a far better butty ;)

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S: 11st7lb C: 11st3lb G: 10st5lb Loss: 0st4lb(2.48%)
#5
I use WW bread, 50cal per slice. I'm not much of a bread eater though and normally have a slice with soup.
 
S: 362lb C: 292.8lb G: 170lb BMI: 47.3 Loss: 69.2lb(19.12%)
#6
I don't eat that much bread usually just at brekkie but I go for the highest fibre ones I can find and usually granary/seeded. I don't mind using more calories on bread if it fills me up.

Have you thought of getting 400g loaves for your sandwiches?
 
S: 11st5.0lb C: 11st2.0lb BMI: 29.5 Loss: 0st3lb(1.89%)
#7
i dont eat bread anymore really- its not good on my body for some reason, but i do sometimes have a wholemeal pitta, its the same cals as some slices of bread. or wraps, i dont have wraps generally but i know lots of ppl do :) xxx
 

novaX

Full Member
S: 18st9lb C: 17st9lb G: 10st0lb BMI: 41.1 Loss: 1st0lb(5.36%)
#9
I usually just eat Hovis wholemeal small loaf which is low in cals but filling!

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#10
i normally have two slices of warburtons seeded batch (think thats what its called) which is 137 calories. is that bad?

i was only eating 800 calories a day and didn't realise (see my thread i posted) now i have upped it to 1500 so this bread has added a few but is it ok to eat or should i pick something else?
 
S: 10st10lb C: 10st1lb G: 9st8lb BMI: 24.2 Loss: 0st9lb(6%)
#11
See, I love that seeded and granary bread (bread with bits in, my boys call it :D) but it is pretty calorific.

I'm new to CC, and seem to be really, really hungry, despite eating all my calories :sigh:. In some weird way I wondered if I had lower calorie bread, I could eat more protein to fill myself up.
 
#12
I eat ww thick wholemeal if I want toast or something that resembles bread, but I also use wraps and warburtons thins for sarnies. :)
 


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