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By Yaakov Levine

Nutritionally Speaking: Flatbreads for nutrient-dense meals


January 11, 2018

One concept that comes up regularly in my work is how to enjoy our meals and make sure they are nutrient-dense. A food ingredient or meal that has nutrient density implies that there is a high ratio of nutritional value to caloric value. In other words, we are looking for food that has more than the empty calories as found in bread, pasta and other high-calorie, low-nutrient ingredients.

The processed grain used in bread can offer other health challenges, along with the potential for weight gain and blood sugar dysregulation. Most grain contains proteins that can irritate our digestive trac...

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