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Take Two: Whole Wheat English Muffin & Whole Wheat Bagel

Image Credit: Randy Mayor

While similar in fat, iron, and sodium, whole wheat English muffins and bagels offer more zinc, magnesium, and vitamin E than their refined counterparts. For comparison’s sake, even when downsized to a half, the dense and chewy bagel packs about 40 more calories per serving than an entire muffin, but it provides a bit more fiber and protein, which help you feel full.

100% Whole Wheat English Muffin
(2 ounces)
115 calories
1 gram fat
5 grams protein
4 grams fiber
268 milligrams sodium

100% Whole Wheat Bagel
(2 ounces, half a bagel)
155 calories
1 gram fat
7 grams protein
5 grams fiber
269 milligrams sodium