The term "enriched flour" simply means that nutrients, such as B vitamins and iron, have been added to refined white flour
They're made of devitalized processed food, hydrogenated fats, chemicals, and preservatives, and include anything made with refined white flour
Trader Joe's Blueberry and Multi Grain Waffles and Van's Organic Waffles (and those that make a "Made with Whole Grain" claim) all contain more whole wheat flour than refined white flour
As a result of modern food manufacturing processes," Rimland writes, "we now eat a diet almost entirely divorced from nutritional reality" and one full of refined white flour
, sugar, additives, and unhealthy fats.
Limit your consumption of complex carbohydrates, such as mashed potatoes and breads and pastas made from refined white flour
Eating a diet high in refined sugar, including not only the obvious cakes and biscuits but breads and pastas made from refined white flour
, will give an immediate gratification but this is short lived.
In comparison foods made with refined white flour
will lead to a sudden rise in blood sugar, followed by a dramatic drop.
Some products labeled "whole wheat" or "whole grain" have no more fiber than similar products made with refined white flour
Healthy Choice flour is made with 30 percent Ultragrain flour blended with enriched refined white flour
Mills that refined white flour
enabled mass production of bread during the Industrial Revolution, but the process has a downside.
Whole-grain flours and refined white flour
both usually yield breads with a GI of about 70, she notes.
A Cup of Noodles, for example, is little more than two packets of salt, one tablespoon of fat and refined white flour
, providing little protein or nutritional value.
This isn't "whole wheat," but simply refined white flour
, which has had most of the fiber-rich bran and germ mechanically removed.
Ultragrain All Purpose Flour tastes and bakes like refined white flour
, but is the only all-purpose flour blended with 30 percent Ultragrain whole wheat flour, giving it 9 grams of whole grain per serving and twice the fiber of other all-purpose flours.
Substitute nuts for foods that contain saturated fat and/or carbohydrates, such as full-fat cheeses and processed meats such as pepperoni, summer sausage, and salami, and for any crackers, breads, and snack foods made primarily of refined white flour