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Video: Five myths about bread dispelled

Sasha Brady

Published 09/10/2015 | 18:11

We've all heard the same myths about bread: it has very little nutritional value, it's fattening, it causes bloating and should be avoided like the plague.

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But independent.ie spoke to registered dietitian Dr Mary McCreery to dispel the myths about bread.

For those of us who can't imagine life without crusty baguettes, artisan loafs, floury baps and toasted, buttery slices of sodabread, these myths can be pretty unsettling.

Well, the good news is that these myths are just... myths and have little basis in fact.

Bread can actually be good for you.

Did you know that it's a great form of calcium and iron?

To celebrate National Bread Week, Dr. Mary McCreery, dispels these fears with sound, settled science in the video below.

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