Provided: we do not determine for you what you can or should not eat. If you find it difficult to determine what and how much to eat, always check with a dietitian for good advice. What we can do is show comparisons between crackers and bread.
Searched in 2020 Optimavita Find out about the nutritional values of whole-wheat crackers compared to whole-wheat bread. She compared information such as calories, fiber, salt, fat and protein. What turned out? Per 100 grams there was hardly any difference between the nutritional value of the crackers compared to the bread, except for one thing: crackers contain much less iodine than bread.
Iodine in crackers
That is an important fact to keep in mind if you plan to eat a lot of crackers and little bread, the blog writes: “Iodine is very important for the proper functioning of the thyroid gland. Do you not eat bread at all? Then make sure you take in enough iodine in a different way.” Iodine is also in eggs, fish, and basically everything that comes from the sea.
There is also a big difference if you start eating more crackers than bread, writes Optimavita: two crackers often have more toppings than one slice of bread. So make sure that you don’t get in the way of the health gain you think you will get by choosing crackers by choosing unhealthy toppings.
Furthermore, Optimavita Another piece of advice for everyone: “Personally I opt for variation. One day bread, the next day crackers, or I take, for example, an omelette, a salad or a bowl of cottage cheese. This keeps my healthy lifestyle interesting for me and makes me less bored. Plus, I get all kinds of different nutrients.”