Supposedly, whole wheat bread is healthier than white bread. John Robbins, in his book Health at 100, goes so far as to say that "the whiter the bread, the sooner you're dead", because the fibre-rich bran and the nutrient-rich germ from the wheat have been stripped away, leaving only the nutrient-depleted starch. So if we buy whole wheat bread instead of white bread we should be okay, right?
Not if we read the fine print. Check out what the ingredients of the commercially produced whole wheat bread are and we will know that the consumption is not as healthy as it is supposed to be:
"Wheat Flour, Graham Flour (cereals contain gluten), Sugar, Yeast, Skim Milk Powder, Margarine (palm oil, emulsifier, antioxidant, colour), Salt, Malt, Egg, Emulsifier, Acidity Regulator, Stabilizers, Raising Agent, Flour Treatment Agent, Anticaking Agent".
Reads like a Sci-Fi. Presents a strong case for buying a bread making machine and making your own bread.