The Bread Lab Collective is a national group collaborating to develop nutritious, affordable, and approachable whole wheat sandwich bread.
• The criteria of the project was to test the shelflife of whole-wheat sandwich bread with less than 7 ingredients.
• Why Whole Wheat?
○ The “fiber gap” is a serious health deficit in Western diet, deleteriously affecting gut microbiomes (Ref 2).
○ Low consumption of whole grains is one of the top three dietary risks contributing to the
global burden of non-communicable diseases