Bread has been a staple of our diet since ancient times. White bread. Bread may be good for health if consumed in moderation and less frequently. Yeast bread cannot be healthy when it is shoddily prepared and come laden with additives. Especially following an app that is designed to take baby steps, a step in the right direction is better than no step. Continued Potential Risks of Ezekiel Bread. White bread is the least healthy. Bread made with 100 percent whole grains is less processed and offers more health-promoting nutrients per calorie than bread made with refined flours. But the researchers also reported responses varied from person to person, depending on their gut bacteria. In short, once it is prepared in an unknown place, by an unknown baker, and with unknown ingredients, it is deemed unhealthy. That way you get incredible taste and the best of the health benefits of bread (that’s the premise of Modern Baker’s new healthy baking book). The epitome of industrial food. Bread is high in carbs, low in micronutrients, and gluten. It also depends on the bread. A small study looking at the effects of eating different types of bread – white versus brown sourdough – found no significant differences. The whole-grain or sprouted varieties may provide several health benefits. Toast is better than no breakfast. Healthy bread should be high in fiber, low in sodium, and bursting with nutrients. Full grain bread is healthier. Healthy is kinda relative. If you are going to eat bread, you will be hard-pressed to find a healthier choice than Ezekiel bread, although it may be only slightly better than others. The antinutrient contents in bread may cause health concerns for some. "Sliced white bread is 'just as healthy as brown', shock findings reveal," The Sun reports. Health effects of modern yeast-leavened bread Empty calories. However, it’s enriched with extra nutrients and tasty ingredients. You want your bread to be as natural and whole as possible, Minchen says. Primitive people baked flat breads 12,000 years ago by mixing flour and water and baking them in the sun. Is Bread Bad For Health? There are plenty of multigrain and such breads to grab that make it good. Obviously setting up a bakery at home isn’t always practical, so until then, here’s a snapshot of the different varieties of bread on the market, and what they bring to the table.