Benefits of eating pita bread in your diet

Every body loves of eat some kind of bread and many people like normal white bread which if eaten in large quantities is not a good choice for your health in long term on the other hand pita bread replacement is good which you can consume instead if while bread that’s why here we have shared some of the benefits of pita bread which will convince you to start consuming pita bread on regular basis for better health and body.

General characteristics of Pita bread is that it is round shaped thin bread made at high speed 232 degree C. it taste good with various types of sauces like bbq sauce, ketchup etc. as per your choice. you can also sprinkle some oregano on it to make it more delicious to eat.

benefits of pita bread

Benefits of pita bread

Good Fiber content

Pita bread contains lots of fibers because it is made from whole wheat. it helps if digestion and keeps your body stomach ache free. fibers are good for your body and make your stomach feel full in less amount of food eaten which ultimately helps in weight reduction if you are aiming for that.

Low calories

Pita bread contains low calories content which makes it excellent for people who are looking for weight loss diet. it contains low fat content also about 1 gram per 100 grams of bread.

pita bread made from regular flour has low calories of about 150 k per bread and if you prefer to eat Lebanese bread then the calories content is even lower

Reduces disease getting chances

Pita bread made from whole wheat flour helps in reduction of diabetes because carbohydrates in pita bread is less. so i would recommend you eat whole wheat bread instead of choosing normal white bread which can be harmful for body health if consumed in large quantities.

It is also useful for reducing the problems like high blood pressure and cholesterol. Diabetes association has recommend eating this pita bread instead of white bread for body benefits in long term which you wont get from normal white bread.

Normally it is made from sprouted grains which are low in calories and carbs content which ultimately reduces its effects on your body blood sugar level. The bread made from sprouted grains are rich in many types of different vitamins like vitamin B ,vitamins c, calcium, iron etc.

Pita bread is fulfilling to eat

pita bread makes a healthy meal and fulling in nature when you eat couple of slices or 2 sandwiches made with hummus, pita bread and some veggies because amino acids in bread and hummus will make your stomach feel full and reduce your carving for unhealthy junk food your get in malls and quick service restaurants.

Nutrition information of pita bread

Pita bread is filled with lot of nutrient’s and here i have shared about its details in 100 grams of bread loaf

  • Carbohydrates: 56 grams
  • Fats: 1.2 grams
  • Proteins: 9 grams
  • Calories: 275 k
  • Iron: 1.4 mg
  • Magnesium: 26 mg

How to consume pita bread

Pita bread can me consumed with lot of things to enhance its taste. i have shared some of the popular combination for pita bread.

panini sandwich: you can make a delicious panini sandwich by taking 2 pita bread and adding some stuffing into the pocket of pita bread then toasting in panini maker to make perfect sandwich. you can also fill the stuffing in the pocket of the bread also if you are hurry and no time to make full sandwich.

Small pizza:  you can make a small pizza on the pita bread, all you have to do is add couple of tomato slices along with pizza sauce and sprinkle some toppings to make simple pita bread pizza. if you like other veggies also then you can add some corn, mushroom etc. on to your pita bread for better taste.

you can also make pita chips from pita bread by baking it or just eat it scoops of hummus it will taste good in both the ways.

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Hope you got to know about the benefits of pita bread making and eating. to make pita bread at home you can make use of bread machine as it will give you tasty pita bread in less price than store bought bread, and you will be sure that ingredients used to make this bread are of good quality.

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