From an amateur cook to an experienced one, the charm of bread toast is totally undeniable. It can be put together quickly and tastes good too. Moreover, if you are using a healthy alternative like whole wheat, it is healthy too.
As we all know, toast is plain simple bread exposed to heat which turns it brown. Ever wondered if toasting a bread has any effect on its nutritional value? We did and so we went digging for an answer.
For starters, toasting does not really impact the nutrients of bread, it does cause some chemical change which affects how healthy the bread remains. Read on to know which one better for you, toasted bread or raw bread.
Good for diabetics
People who have diabetes should eat toasted bread rather than plain bread. A study published in European Journal of Clinical Nutrition in May 2018, found that toasted bread has a lower glycemic index. The glycemic index estimates the effect of a food on your blood sugar level. Toasting bread also lowers the amount of fat in a toast. Though the fat in the bread will not be lowered significantly, it will definitely make a difference if you eat bread every day. Weight watchers should also choose toasted bread over raw bread.
Toasted bread is a great method to help people who are suffering from diarrhoea. Toasted bread adds bulk to your stool and treats diarrhoea. Toast is also a part of the biggest anti-diarrhoea diet, BRAT which stands for bananas, rice, applesauce and toast. The combination of these foods is perfect for fighting diarrhoea.
Toasted bread has starch without high glycemic index and starch is a great way to boost energy. That is why eating toasted bread for breakfast can be a great way to start your day
Help get rid of the nauseous feeling
One of the lesser known treatments for nausea is having a toast. Milk toast is the most effective to treat the condition.
How to make it
Use one cup of milk, some butter and one toast. But this treatment is not good for stomach flu as dairy products do not react well with your body when you have flu.
(Reproduced from Livestrong.com)