Does eating bread alone make you fat?

Eating bread alone, without cheese, jam, butter, chocolate paste or other … only makes you fat if we are in excess. If this consumption is reasonable and is not associated with other sources of complex carbohydrates (slow sugars) it does not make you fat!

The recommended amount is +/- 120 g / day for women and +/- 170 g / day for men.

Lose weight by eating bread in a diet , how does it work?
I followed for a few months a keto drox diet in which bread was banned. It was very hard to resist the smell of fresh bread! Bread represents a significant caloric intake, between 250 and 280 calories per 100 g, which should prohibit slimming diets.

On the contrary, it is thanks to its many qualities, essential to the proper functioning of the body that it finds its place: high fiber, protein and “complex sugars” (appetite suppressant) and almost total absence of fat (lipids).

The proportion of fibers is about 3 g in 100 g of “standard” baguette and 9 g in 100 g of wholemeal bread (daily needs: 25 g). The balance is ideal between sugars and fibers because they slow down the digestion of sugars.

The glycemic index is reduced and in fact , the insulin which stores the sugars in the form of bad fats is not solicited.

The crustless bread recipe and our tips
This bread is steamed (possibly in a Thermomix pressure cooker ).

Ingredients:
• Flour 250 g

• Water 150 gr (15 cl)

• Salt 1 teaspoon

• 2 teaspoons dry yeast (15 g fresh)

• Water (bain-marie): 1.5 l

• Optional: oil, cider, spices (in small quantity)

Tip: For a colorful crumb and good taste of baked bread, add roasted barley flour .

Preparation:
• Mix water + yeast in the bowl for 2 minutes.

• Add flour + salt and knead 2min30.

• Lightly flour the dough out of the bowl. Make a ball, keep warm in a dish shaped for the self-cooking (25 ° C approx. 1 hour) to inflate the dough.

• Pour the water at the bottom of the bowl, place the dish and cook (about 45 min) .Tip: cut the bread with a cookie cutter and pass it to the grill of the cookeo for 5 to 7 minutes. minutes.

The homemade bread advantages and disadvantages?
I’ve been baking bread for a few months, I’m using a bread machine and the whole family is enjoying it! The advantage of homemade bread is the control of the quality and quantity of the ingredients used.

If you suffer from arterial disease, if your kidneys are fragile and to avoid the phenomenon of water retention, you can reduce the salt, without removing it completely. You can keto drox easily make bread with rice flour, buckwheat, corn or even starch and find there an interesting alternative to the gluten-free bread that is relatively expensive. Warning !

Since gluten is the wheat protein that gives the bread its mellowness and its honeycomb texture, it must be replaced by “guar gum”, “locust bean flour” or “xanthan gum”. You can even make hyper-protein breads by adding vegetable or animal proteins such as milk or soy.

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