7 White Breads That Are Good for You—and 5 That You Should Stay Away From  

White bread remains a top seller in the U.S. despite the emergence of whole-grain options. It's essential for quick sandwiches, French toast, and bread pudding. The average American eats 44 pounds of bread a year, so it's crucial to evaluate what we're feeding our bodies, even with something as simple as bread.  

Steph Magill, MS, RD, CD, FAND, Owner of Soccer Mom Nutrition, recommends Dave's Killer Bread White Bread Done Right for white bread lovers who desire whole grains and fiber.   

 1. Best: Dave's Killer Bread White Bread Done Right

Sola's "low carb" breads are suitable for carb-watchers. Unlike many other bread products, this bread has one gram of net carbs (what's left after deducting fiber and sugar alcohols) and 4 grams of protein each slice, leaving you full.  

2. Best: Sola Sweet and Butter Bread 

"Sara Lee Delightful White Made with Whole Grain sandwich bread is a great option for white bread lovers who want the classic light fluffy texture and whole grain benefits," says Lifestyle Nutrition WNY Owner Lindsay Gillon, RDN, CDN, CDCES.   

 3. Best: Sara Lee Delightful White Made with Whole Grain 

"I highly recommend Schmidt's Old Tyme 647 White Bread with 8 grams of fiber per slice," says registered dietitian Michelle Rauch, MSc RDN. "Old Tyme 647 offers wheat, multigrain, and Italian variants with identical nutrients. Two slices provide over half your daily fiber intake (14 grams per 1,000 calories or 25–30 grams per day as suggested by the USDA).  

 4. Best: Schmidt Old Tyme 647 White Bread 

"One of the better white breads is Carbonaut," adds One Pot Wellness Owner Wan Na Chun, MPH, RD, CPT. "Low net carbohydrates, high protein, and fiber make this white bread a healthier choice than others. Additionally, it is vegan and keto-friendly to accommodate various diets ".   

 5. Best: Carbonaut White Bread 

This remarkable white bread has zero net carbs since 11 grams of fiber "cancel out" the carbs. Protein-rich ingredients like fava bean flour give each slice 5 grams of protein. This bread's resistant starch is a prebiotic fiber that supports digestive health.  

 6. Best: Hero Classic White Bread 

This substantial bread made with organic wheat flour and no artificial chemicals makes a great toast or PB&J. Additionally, it is vegan and non-GMO.  

7. Best: Rudi's Organic Country White Bread 

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