Whether you are gluten-free or simply just want to do away with carbs, skipping the bread is usually a good option when it comes to your health and beauty. Going bread-free comes with plenty of perks, and there are so many alternatives out there, that you will soon be like, “bread who?”
The majority of breads out there are made of processed wheat flour. This ingredient alone can cause inflammation in the body, particularly the skin. This can leave you with not-so-cute pimples.
The combination of bread’s complex carbohydrates and protein also gives you a loss of energy as well as bloat.
“Complex carbohydrates are digested more slowly,” says Hillary Wright, RD, director of nutrition counseling at the Domar Center for Mind/Body Health.
Simpler carbs and protein combinations take less work for the body to digest and are healthier. This will keep you energized and your skin clear!
Many of us are a bit addicted to the breads of the world, and therefore they can be our worst enemy when it comes to weight loss.
According to Heather Bauer, RD, co-author of Bread is the Devil: Win the Weight Loss Battle by Taking Control of Your Diet Demons, “When you’re hungry, tired, or stressed, you tend to reach for bread products, not carrot sticks. Problem is, the more you eat bread, the more you want.”
What’s a bread lover to do?
Let’s try and think outside of the breadbox. There are many tasty alternatives to