Brief history of Ruis bread:
Ever since the Stone Age, Rye has been a vital component of the Finnish diet.
This energy filled whole grain is adored by the Finns for it’s fantastic taste and healthy qualities. According to Finnish folklore, “Ruis gives power to the wrists”. Today the Finnish Ruis bread is more sophisticated way to enjoy the power of rye.
The amazing thing about rye bread is that it not only tastes great, but genuinely contributes to better health. Sounds too good to be true? Let some facts about rye speak for themselves.
Whole grain rye bread contains four times more soluble fiber than white bread, and it is also high in antioxidants. The Finnish Ruis bread is hand made from 100% whole grain, which is associated with reduced risk of cardiovascular disease, colon cancer, breast cancer and diabetes. Whole grain rye is high in fiber and low in fat content and can be utilized in fighting and preventing obesity.
How to make the most of your Finnish Ruis bread:
Cut a wedge and split it in half and you have 2 slices of the Finnish Ruis bread. This bread is a naturally chewy wholesome product that may harden a little with time. Just pop it in the toaster for a minute to soften it and you have that fresh from the oven taste all over again!
The Finnish Ruis Bread can be enjoyed with variety of toppings. We recommend you to try with your favorite cheese on top. Experiment and find your preferred way to enjoy!
Where to find more information:
For more rye health facts, visit the Nordic Rye Group website, a worldwide rye forum, at www.ryeandhealth.org
or e-mail us info(at)nordicbreads.com