Performance Bread; We Made White Bread Healthy

 Marie Louise Munkegaard; Photographer; Copenhagen; Denmark, Dr Smood, Lifestyle healthy food, foodphotgrapy

Yes, you can have your bread and eat it guilt-free too.

“White bread is so demonized these days. What most people don’t realize is that if you’re using the highest quality ingredients with proper preparation and  baking methods, you can have your bread and eat it too. And it can be quite beneficial for you actually,” says Dr. Etti Ben-Zion, VP of Research & Development at Dr Smood.

At Dr Smood, we eat bread without a second thought because our recipe is one of a kind. Our proprietary Performance Bread was specially formulated to lower blood sugar spikes and reduce sweet cravings for up to 6 hours. It’s made with only certified organic ingredients that contain no pesticides and no GMOs, and no added sugars: Ancient spelt flour, millet flakes from Europe, olive oil, salt, yeast and water. That’s it.

Through years of research, we learned which grains are potentially harmful and which make a nutritious addition to a healthy lifestyle. Certified organic millet flakes and certified organic spelt flour were specially chosen for their nutritional properties. These “ancient" grains have remained virtually unchanged for centuries allowing them to retain significant amounts protein, antioxidants, vitamins, and minerals.

Our bread is formulated to meet the unique needs of our health-conscious customers. Since spelt is not overly crossbred, the body still recognizes it as food and can quickly absorb its nutrients. The gluten present in spelt is water soluble and breaks down during baking allowing for the thin, crispy yet chewy texture our bread. Millet, a naturally gluten-free seed, aids in the creation and restoration of body especially soft tissue like the heart.

Both grains are most beneficial for those who suffer from digestive issues due to inflammation like arthritis, migraines, and irritable bowel syndrome to name a few. The stabilizing attributes of our bread will allow you to enjoy a constant increase in energy levels without spikes and drops in blood sugar often associated with weight gain, diabetes, and chronic inflammation.

You may have noticed that our bread is thinner than most puffed up sandwich breads you are used to seeing. And for good reason:

“As a society, we are overfed and undernourished. We live in a super-sized bread consumption nation- bread mostly made of white flour. Our bread is nutrient dense and does not need to be eaten in big quantities. We also make sure our Performance Bread is thinner compared to other breads because at Dr Smood, our philosophy is always ‘small quantities and big quality food,’” says Dr. Etti.

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