Health, Nutrition & Fitness

Calories in Bread – White Bread and Whole Wheat Bread Calories

Calories of bread in whole wheat bread, white bread calories, Italian & French bread, Garlic bread, panera bread. Nutritional value of bread and calories in bread slice.

Bread and Bread Calories

Bread is a staple food prepared by cooking a dough of flour and water and possibly more ingredients. Doughs are usually baked, but in some cuisines breads are steamed, fried, or baked on an unoiled skillet. It may be leavened or unleavened. Salt, fat and leavening agents such as yeast and baking soda are common ingredients, though bread may contain other ingredients, such as milk, egg, sugar, spice, fruit, vegetables, nuts or seeds.

(Use our online Calorie Intake Calculator app to figure out how many food calories you need in a day and achieve your weight loss goal)

Bread calories

The following tables about calories of bread are meant to guide people who are trying to lose weight. If you are planning a weight loss diet then counting bread calories makes sense. When you are trying to lose weight, every calorie  counts and bread being the staple diet for most, counting bread calories makes all the more sense.

White Bread Calories, Carbs & Nutrition

Nutritional value per 100 g (3.5 oz)
Calories in White bread 1,113 kJ (266 kcal)
Carbohydrates 51 g
Dietary fiber 2.4 g
Fat 3 g
Protein 8 g

Whole Wheat Bread Calories, Carbs & Nutrition

Nutritional value per 100 g (3.5 oz)
Calories in Whole Wheat Bread 1,029 kJ (246 kcal)
Carbohydrates 46 g
Dietary fiber 7 g
Fat 4 g
Protein 10 g

Calories in Whole Wheat Bread

Quantity Served Total Number of Calories
1 slice 128
100 gm 246 to 278
1 thin slice(3-3/4? x 5? x 3/8?) 92
1 oz 79

Calories in different varieties of bread.

Type of Bread Total Number of Calories Carb Grams
2 Ounces Water or Egg Bagel 160 31
1.5 Ounces Boston Brown Bread 80 21
1 Bun 100 19
Croissant 117 13
1.25 Ounces Garlic Bread 100 19
Multigrain Wheat Bread 70 14
Italian Bread 83 17
Oat Bran Bread 70 24
1.25 Ounces French Bread 100 19


We hope that this data about number of calories in bread will help you plan your diet and lose weight. If you come across any updated information or research about bread calories, please drop a comment below.

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Dr. Manisha Bhatia

M.D. (Hom), CICH (Greece)
Dr. (Mrs) Manisha Bhatia is a leading homeopathy doctor working in Jaipur, India. She has studied with Prof. George Vithoulkas at the International Academy of Classical Homeopathy. She is the Director of Asha Homeopathy Medical Center, Jaipur's leading clinic for homeopathy treatment and has been practicing since 2004.

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