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Bread or no bread? Experts on whether the much-maligned staple is bad for you

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Updated on: 03 March,2022 11:49 AM IST  |  Mumbai
Nascimento Pinto | nascimento.pinto@mid-day.com

Bread is loved by most but there are several who can’t enjoy this baked food as much as they would like. As people grapple with various health conditions, chefs and nutrition experts dissect the pros and cons of consuming bread

Bread or no bread? Experts on whether the much-maligned staple is bad for you

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For Malcolm Fernandes, a city-based supply chain professional and proud Goan, reducing his bread consumption has been the toughest experience. “Being a typical Goan Catholic, I have grown up eating pao and bread and they are my absolute favourites. They are the best side to enjoy fish and chicken curries with,” says the 32-year-old Bandra local. When he began experiencing uneasiness after lunch and dinner due to a digestive issue, Fernandes was asked to stop eating bread, rice and wheat and to replace them with jowar, bajra and nachni late last year.


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