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Learn which breads to skip over and pick up the healthier alternative instead.
100 percent whole grains
Multi-grain bread is often made of enriched flour or wheat flour—which lacks the fiber and vitamins of 100 percent whole-grain flour. "The first item should be a whole grain," says Bonnie Taub-Dix, M.A., R.D., author of Read It Before You Eat It.
Look for three grams of fiber and no more than 200 milligrams of sodium per slice.
Best Buy: One slice of Arnold 100% Whole Wheat has 150 milligrams of sodium and three grams of fiber.
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Made mostly of refined white flour, many spinach wraps contain a scant amount of the actual leafy vegetable. Six-inch corn tortillas made with whole corn flour are higher in fiber and lower in calories.
La Tortilla Factory Fiber & Flax Corn Tortillas provide 5 grams of fiber along with omega-3 fatty acids found in flaxseed.
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: Whole-Wheat English Muffins
One-hundred percent whole-wheat English muffins contain less than half the calories of and more fiber than most bagels.
Thomas' 100% Whole-Wheat English Muffins provide three grams of fiber per muffin and 6 grams of protein.
(For the full aisle-by-aisle guide to our top picks, see the Runner's World Ultimate Supermarket Survival Guide.)
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