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Are bagels really that bad?

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hugoagogo Sun 13-Oct-13 14:17:34

No they're not that bad.

Low carbing is not the only way to eat healthily.

LordEmsworth Sun 13-Oct-13 12:01:17

Bagels (white ones anyway) are low in fibre and very high GI, so they won't fill you up for very long - so you're more likely to eat more later.

2 slices of wholemeal toast, especailly with some protein (e.g. eggs, peanut butter) will keep you fuller for longer.

There's more to healthy eating than calories...

projectbabyweight Sun 13-Oct-13 11:57:31

Oooo I wouldn't eat either, see here

That didn't actually answer the question though, sorry!

eggyweggies Sat 12-Oct-13 19:41:21

I remember reading somewhere that there's five slices worth of bread in one bagel.

But 1 bagel = 220 calories. 1 slice of wholemeal bread = 105 calories. So if I have 2 slices of toast it's only a 10 cal difference!

So, am I unfairly prejudiced against bagels?

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