She says you have to pay more for food nowadays and it is not as good as it used to be, though more expensive. Some breads contain the whole grain. He says scrambled eggs aren't what they used to be but I put it down to "twas better in my day syndrome" which I believe can be applied to everything and anything that has been in existence for over 30 years. I eat them all the time. Potato Bread Vs. I buy granary bread [the crusty, unsliced variety]. Wheat Bread. The same saturation, the same hunger points, everything. There's so much conflicting information about carbs, I don't know what to do! :cool: Introducing the Soap Scoop podcast! Maybe switch white potatoes for sweet potatoes, but really, as long as you're losing, I wouldn't sweat it. Registered in England. Unless you have a specific reason for not eating those, I wouldn't restrict them unnecessarily. Have been from the start, and I have lost....um....well just look at my ticker. I eat them all. Esp Sweet Potatos. White bread / white rice / pasta made from white flour come in the same category. Lv 6. So many delicious dishes would be out of reach. Potatoes leave behind an alkaline residue, which is more conducive for the environment. White Rice bad. Listen now for interviews with the biggest soap stars and all the latest spoilers - available on every major podcast app . DIGITAL SPY, PART OF THE HEARST UK ENTERTAINMENT NETWORK. Is it possible that she's actually buying and eating cardboard and not brown bread? Me pa says similar things. I wouldn't want to live in a world where I couldn't eat potatoes, honestly. You are currently viewing the message boards in: I know that when losing weight and keeping it off, it's best to avoid these three items. But if one has to choose, which is the best nutrition-wise to eat sparingly? Say whhaaaaaa..... Brown Rice good. White "enriched" bread-bad. Potato bread is similar to other common bread types, except that potatoes are added to replace some of the flour. Some are nothing but starch and sugar. Actually that's a lie. I'm actually eating more potatoes than I did before as part of my commitment to healthy eating. It's tasty enough for me. 1 decade ago. I ate all of them while losing weight. Bread vs Potatoes. I say bread because potatoes are vegetables and naturally fat free and all that good stuff, but bread has flour and bad carbohydrates. Nom Nom Nom. I don't avoid those, why would I? roughly in line the fall in quality of internet characters I'd say. Anonymous. I do tend to avoid bread just because there are other things that I would rather spend my calories on. Unless you have a specific reason for not eating those, I wouldn't restrict them unnecessarily. 1 0. I've eaten all three of these on a regular basis (well, the wholewheat bread/brown rice more) and lost 60lbs. and brown bread now tastes like cardboard. I eat red potatoes, idaho potatoes, brown rice, white rice, and all sorts of multi-grain breads. Potatos.....YES PLEASE! Having an acidic environment in your body is the cause of health concerns like PCOS, Type 2 diabetes, acne, stubborn weight, digestive issues and … Potatoes are purely 'energy food', they have little nutritional value other than calories. I eat potatoes whenever I'm in the mood for them. I eat whole wheat bread every day with my lunch. Depends on the bread. She says you have to pay more for food nowadays. Stephen Fry writes all these nuggets down you know. How about "If it's white or fried, run and hide"? Everything in moderation. There is no reason to avoid these foods unless you dont like them or they will put you over your calorie goal. These are much better for you. And I like brown rice with chicken & veggies or stuffed in peppers. Ma Tard should also check out the quality of the threads of her offspring. 2 1. mistymiss. If you’d like to join in, please sign in or register. Unless you are a bodybuilder or do a hard physical job that needs lots of extra energy, avoid them whenever possible. Wheat bread… Me ma says potatoes now taste no good and they have these black bits in them; and brown bread now tastes like cardboard. Potatoes are usually less variable, although it depends whether you peal them or not. Whole wheat bread-good. I've eaten all three of these on a regular basis (well, the wholewheat bread/brown rice more) and lost 60lbs. UGH! Probably bread, because how often do you eat bread without butter/spread & some fillings. I've had all three of those things within the last week. Maybe switch white potatoes for sweet potatoes, but really, as long as you're losing, I wouldn't sweat it. She says you have to pay more for food nowadays and it is not as good as it used to be, though more expensive.