Are you ever standing in the supermarket looking at all the different types of bread and wondering “Whats the difference?” Truth is between white, brown, wholegrain or seeded, they all have a different affect on your body.
The added seeds to the Seeded Sourdough cob has numerous health benefits.
Wheat sourdough bread with grains is a great way to increase the amount of fibre, minerals and vitamins in your diet.
Oilseeds in the bread increase the amount of essential unsaturated fatty acids which have anticoagulant properties, normalise blood pressure and improve the functioning of the immune system. These oilseeds also contain large amounts of phytosterols, which lower the levels of bad cholesterol and prevent the formation of atherosclerotic plaques
The addition of sunflower seeds increase vitamin E content in the bread, which is known for its antioxidant properties. They help lower cholesterol and are a great source of magnesium and zinc.
Flaxseeds help to improve intestinal transit due to the high amount of fibre, reducing constipation. They also contain lignans which may help prevent cancer, and omega-3 fatty acids that reduce disease-causing inflammation
Sunflower seeds and flaxseeds also provide B-group vitamins that help to improve mood and cognitive performance. The proof is right there, eating bread can actually make you happier!
Sesame Seeds contain omega-6 fatty acid that may help control harmful cholesterol.
Poppyseeds are an amazing source of phosphorous, calcium, iron, fiber, and omega-3 fatty acids.
Hemp Seeds are a great source of protein, omega-3 fatty acids and fibre. They may help reduce the risk of heart disease.
Pumpkin Seeds supply a huge amount of healthy fats, magnesium and zinc. They contain antioxidants which can reduce inflammation and protect your cells from harmful free radicals.