Eating rye comes with a variety of health benefits. A new study from the University of Eastern Finland now shows that both lactic acid bacteria and gut bacteria contribute to the health benefits of rye. Published in Microbiome, the study used a metabolomics approach to analyse metabolites found in food and the human body. Rye sourdough […]
Rye a better choice than wheat for weight loss
Eating whole grain rye products instead of refined wheat alternatives can offer worthwhile health benefits. Researchers at Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden, recently published a study showing that people who ate high-fibre products made from whole grain rye lost more body fat and overall weight than those who ate corresponding products made from refined wheat. […]
White rye bread healthier than whole wheat?
Wholegrain bread is good and good for you, as most people know. But it is not only the fiber-rich bran, the outer shell of the grain, that is healthful. On the contrary, research at the Lund University Faculty of Engineering shows that bread baked with white rye flour, which is flour made from the inner, […]
The microbial life of sourdough
In a study of 500 sourdough starters spanning four continents, scientists have garnered new insights into the environmental factors that contribute to each sourdough starter’s microbial ecosystem, and how different types of microbes influence both a sourdough’s aroma and how quickly the sourdough rises. The results may surprise sourdough enthusiasts. “We didn’t just look at […]
Dave’s Killer Bread — America’s #1 Organic Sliced Bread
Our commitment to uncompromising taste, texture, and quality is what makes Dave’s Killer Bread different. It’s what makes it the Best Bread in the Universe. It’s what makes it America’s #1 Organic Bread. But we do more than just bake killer bread. Dave’s story of turning his life around inspires us every day to look […]
Gluten in wheat: What has changed during 120 years of breeding?
In recent years, the number of people affected by coeliac disease, wheat allergy or gluten or wheat sensitivity has risen sharply. But why is this the case? Could it be that modern wheat varieties contain more immunoreactive protein than in the past? Results from a study by the Leibniz-Institute for Food Systems Biology at the […]
Modern Wheat Isn’t Really Wheat
If you think wheat is good for you, think again. It’s not a health food, it’s making you fat, and your digestive system thinks it’s repulsive. Wheat today is not what it used to be. According to the author of the New York Times best-selling book, Wheat Belly: Lose the Wheat, Lose the Weight, and Find […]