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Benefits of Sourdough: Blood Sugar Control

At Bread and Bake, we are committed to crafting sourdough bread that not only delights your taste buds but also supports your health. Enjoy our selection of sourdough products, including Freshly Baked Sourdough Pastries, Traditional Artisan Sourdough Loaf, and more. Each product is made with care to bring you the best in flavor and health benefits.

Savor the perfect balance of taste and wellness with Bread and Bake's sourdough, and take a step towards better blood sugar control with every bite.

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Lower Glycemic Index

One of the standout features of sourdough bread is its lower glycemic index (GI) compared to conventional breads. The glycemic index measures how quickly a food raises blood sugar levels after consumption. Foods with a high GI cause rapid spikes in blood sugar, while those with a low GI result in a slower, more gradual increase. Sourdough’s lower GI means it causes a more controlled release of glucose into the bloodstream, helping to maintain stable blood sugar levels.

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Reduced Glycemic Load

Sourdough not only has a lower glycemic index but also a reduced glycemic load (GL). Glycemic load takes into account both the quality and quantity of carbohydrates in a serving of food. A lower glycemic load means that sourdough has a minimal impact on blood sugar levels per serving, making it a healthier choice for those monitoring their carbohydrate intake.

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Increased Insulin Sensitivity

Studies have shown that consuming sourdough bread can improve insulin sensitivity. This means that your body's cells become more responsive to insulin, the hormone responsible for regulating blood sugar levels. Improved insulin sensitivity helps your body use glucose more efficiently, reducing the risk of insulin resistance and type 2 diabetes.

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