Brand names of bread include Sunbeam, Nature's Own, Merita, Pepperidge Farm, Wonder Bread, Entenmann's, Flower's Food, Sara Lee and Mother's Pride. Many name brand manufacturers also produce generic breads in the same plant.
The Whole Grains Council lists some of the benefits of eating whole grain foods as including a reduced risk of stroke, heart disease and Type 2 diabetes. They recommend eating whole wheat breads or whole grain breads rather than breads using refined grains.
Editors at Fitness Magazine chose Pepperidge Farm 100 percent whole wheat and Arnold Bakery 100 percent whole wheat as two of the best whole grain breads.