- Purple bread is made by adding anthocyanin extract from black rice
- It is digested 20% slower than normal white bread, and is rich in antioxidants that fight cancer
Singapore (CNN)"For the past 10 years, bread has been under attack."
Professor Zhou Weibiao, a food scientist at the National University of Singapore, isn't wrong.
According to current nutritional thinking, white bread is digested too fast, spikes blood sugar levels and is linked to obesity. In short, it's the enemy of healthy eaters.