Whole-grain rye bread has an impressive amount of dietary fiber, as well as the minerals selenium, manganese, phosphorus, copper, zinc and iron. Rye bread is also rich in B vitamins, such as niacin, riboflavin, thiamin and pantothenic acid. Take a look at the nutrition facts below for two large slices (100 grams) of rye bread.
calories of rye bread
Caloric Content of Rye Bread vs. Other Breads
When comparing rye bread to other breads on the market, calorie content is another thing to consider. One slice of Mestemacher’s rye bread contains approximately 120 calories, 1 gram of fat, 25 grams of carbohydrates, 6 grams of fiber, and 4 grams of protein. On the other hand, one slice of whole wheat bread contains around 116 calories, 2 grams of fat, 20 grams of carbohydrates, 3 grams of fiber, and 0 grams of protein.