Take Two: Whole Wheat Bread & Whole Wheat Pita

Kathy Kitchens Downie, RD

Either of these options can serve as a nutritional base for sandwiches―particularly when they are made with 100 percent whole wheat. Typically, two slices of whole wheat bread contain fewer calories and a bit more fiber than one whole wheat pita, which has less sodium. Both count as up to two of your three recommended daily servings of whole grain.

100% Whole Wheat Bread
(2 slices; 56 grams)
120 calories
250 milligrams sodium
4 grams fiber

100% Whole Wheat Pita
(1 pita; 55 grams)
140 calories
130 milligrams sodium
3 grams fiber