How Many Grams Is A Slice Of Bread?

Updated on 04 Aug 2023
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A sandwich is an everyday food for many Dutch people. It contains a lot of fiber, making it a healthy snack, especially when you choose whole wheat or brown bread. But exactly how many grams is a slice of bread and exactly how many slices do you get out of 100 grams of bread? In this article we answer all the questions regarding a slice of bread.

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Everything you need to know about a slice of bread

Below are the most important questions people google regarding a slice of bread.

How many grams is 1 slice of bread?

A sandwich, or one slice of bread, weighs about 35 grams.

How big is a whole loaf of bread?

On average, a loaf of bread weighs about 800 grams. The law sets requirements for the amount of dry matter in a whole, medium or half loaf. For example, a half loaf must contain between 240 and 265 grams of dry matter, a whole loaf between 480 grams and 530 grams of dry matter, and a medium loaf between 360 grams and 400 grams. The rest of the weight of a loaf of bread is liquid.

How many slices are in a loaf of bread?

A slice of bread weighs about 35 grams and a whole loaf about 800 grams. So you should be able to get about 22 – 24 slices of bread out of a whole loaf.

How thick is a slice of bread?

If you have a loaf of bread pre-cut at the bakery, the thickness is 1.2 – 1.4 cm.

How many calories are in a slice of bread?

Whole wheat bread contains about 81 calories and is rich in fiber (12 grams) and protein (3.7 grams). The amount of calories is the same with toasted bread.

How many sandwiches a day?

The answer to this question varies from person to person. Children need about 2 – 6 slices of bread per day. In adults, the requirement varies from person to person; it depends on digestion and how much physical work you do. Someone working in construction will soon need more than 10 slices of bread in a day, while someone working in the office will suffice with 2 – 6 slices of bread.

In conclusion

Do you often have peanut butter, ham or cheese on bread? Nothing wrong with that, but there are countless variations for sandwich fillings that are very easy to prepare.

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