Jimmy John's is a popular sandwich restaurant in the United States that often sells its day-old bread to customers at a deeply discounted price.
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The restaurant offers three different types of bread for its sandwiches, including a French bread for the sub sandwiches, a different French bread for the club and slim sandwiches and a seven-grain wheat bread. Each type has a different set of nutrition information.
Jimmy John's French bread for sub sandwiches contain 250 calories, while the French bread for the club and slim sandwiches contains 345 calories. The seven-grain wheat bread contains 346 calories.
The French bread for the sub sandwiches contain 250 calories per roll, while the French bread for the club and slim sandwiches contains 345 calories, according to the Jimmy John's website. And the seven-grain wheat bread contains 346 calories per serving.
Fat, Protein and Cholesterol
While the seven-grain wheat bread contains 4.9 grams of fat per serving, neither type of French bread contain fat. The seven-grain wheat bread contains 14.5 grams of protein, the French bread for sub contains 10.7 grams of protein, and the French bread for clubs and slims contain 14.8 grams of protein. Jimmy John's three types of bread do not contain any cholesterol.
The French bread for subs contains 46.4 grams of total carbohydrates, while the bread for club and slims contains 64 grams of total carbohydrates. None of the grams of carbohydrates for the two French bread options come from dietary fiber. The seven-grain wheat bread contains 64 grams of total carbohydrates, 5 grams of which comes from dietary fiber.
The breads of Jimmy John's contain significant amounts of sodium. The French bread for subs contains 429 milligrams of sodium, while the French bread for club and slims contains 591 milligrams of sodium. The seven-grain wheat bread contains 518 milligrams of sodium.
Although the seven-grain wheat bread is the only one to contain dietary fiber, it also contains the most calories and fat. Selecting this bread for a sub sandwich also may cost more.
If you're eating a full sandwich and not just the bread, consider the nutritional information for all the ingredients in the sandwich. Some sandwiches, such as the Roast Beef Slim, contain a good amount of protein without too many calories.
Other sandwiches, such as the Italian Night Club with 951 calories and almost 51 grams of fat, contain almost a half-day's worth of calories and fat grams in one sandwich.