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Chewing versus Milling whole grains

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Chewing versus Milling whole grains

GraydonCarter | Jul 24, 2014 06:22 AM

My girlfriend cracked a tooth trying to chew a slice of multi-grain bread.

If Neolithic man invented grain milling 50000 years ago, why are we now trying to chew whole grains? Isn't chewing the same as milling, for all practical purposes?

I understand the benefits of lowering the Glycemic Load of a slice of bread, I just wonder why they don't go ahead and grind the grain a little more thoroughly, since I'm going to do the same thing with my teeth anyway.

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