Read on to know how your body reacts when you stop consuming bread!

Many people are following a low carb diet these days to lose weight. In fact, this diet is also expected to improve skin health as well. To follow a low-carb diet, one must give up on simple sugars and low GI (Glycemic Index) foods such as bread. It is the white bread that has a low GI and one must ideally stop consuming white bread first and foremost to lose excess body weight. Here are 8 ways in which stopping the consumption of white bread affects us.

White bread is usually devoid of essential vitamins and fiber as most of the nutrients are lost during the processing of wheat grain to extract the white flour.

White bread is practically tasteless and is simply a starchy food product in comparison to the other whole grain flour-based products.

Most of the wheat grains are grown by using pesticides and in insecticides so that the high market demand for this grain can be met. Apart from this, the white flour used to prepare bread is also bleached using chemicals by many producers of the refined flour.

People who eat more of flour-based products are more prone to acne and increased skin related problems.

Eating a high quantity of refined or white flour based foods also results in increased body weight.

As bread is are devoid of nutrition, consuming meals with lesser vitamins and minerals also results in premature aging.

Bread raises the blood sugar and insulin levels after consumption and this quick increase in the blood sugar also drop down equally fast. This drastic change in blood sugar levels can even lead to diabetes.

High gluten based meals are also associated with increased digestive and intestinal problems.