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How Many Calories Is Wheat Toast?

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Michelle Lawson began her professional writing career in 2010, with her work appearing on various websites. She emphasizes alternative approaches to health-related issues. She is certified as a Sports Nutritionist by the International Fitness Association. Lawson graduated from ATI College of Health with honors, earning her associate degree in medical assisting.
How Many Calories Is Wheat Toast?
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Wheat bread in nutritious any way you eat it. Sandwiches, toast or just eating a plain piece of wheat bread will provide you with dietary fiber and certain minerals. Additionally, wheat toast is a good source of whole grains.

Calories

One slice of wheat bread contains 69 calories and provides 5 percent of the daily value. Ten of those calories are from fat. Each slice of wheat bread also contains 12 g of total carbohydrates. Additionally, it contains 1.5 g of fat, which is 3 percent of the daily value. The percent daily value found on nutrition labels tells you how much of a nutrient is found in one serving of food compared to how much of that nutrient is recommended in your daily diet.

Minerals

Wheat bread is a good source of calcium and iron. One slice of wheat toast contains 5 percent of the daily value of calcium and 6 percent of the daily value of iron.

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Other Nutrients

One slice of wheat toast contains 3.7 g of protein, 150 mg of sodium, and 1.9 g of dietary fiber.

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