What is whole wheat bread?
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Whole wheat bread is a type of bread is made in the USA using flour which is partly or entirely made from whole or almost whole wheat grains. It is one kind of brown bread.
Synonyms or near-synonyms for whole wheat bread elsewhere in the world (such as for example in the UK) are whole grain bread** wholemeal bread**. Some varieties of whole wheat bread are traditionally coated with whole or cracked grains of wheat.
The exact composition of whole wheat bread varies from country to country and even within the same country. In some cases the bread is made with whole grain flour that contains all of the component parts of the grain in the same ratios as they occur in nature, whereas in other cases the bread may only include representative amounts of bran or wheat germ.
In Canada, for example, a proportion of the wheat germ may be removed from the flour in order to reduce the risk of rancidity, but still the term "whole wheat bread" is used.
In the US, the term "wheat bread" is sometimes used to mean whole wheat bread, but this is an ambiguous term because most white bread is made from wheat flour, and thus could legitimately be called "wheat bread".
Whole wheat bread is usually found in the bakery section or aisle of the grocery store or supermarket.
Whole wheat bread is a member of the Baked Products US Department of Agriculture nutritional food group.
|British (UK) term:||whole grain bread|
|en français:||le pain complet|
|en español:||el pan de trigo entero|
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