Does Bread Make You Fat

Bread is a widely popular food around the world, although it has earned a reputation for making people fat. Harvard Medical School notes that environmental factors and genes, as well as excess calories, can lead to weight gain. The environmental factor stress has been seen to cause irregular eating patterns.

A healthy eating pattern consists of all foods in appropriate caloric levels. Dietary recommendations include whole grains, which offer nutrients and can help manage weight. In fact, when bread consumption declined in Europe in 2016, obesity rates tripled.

BAKERpedia’s Dr. Lin Carson set out to prove that bread does not make you fat by taking on the Great 90 Day Bread Eating Challenge. By consuming various types of bread, maintaining a strict caloric intake and staying active, she did not gain any weight. Discover more about her journey at

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