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How many slices are in a standard loaf of bread?

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The standard loaf of sandwich bread contains approximately 20 to 24 slices of bread, including the end pieces (often referred to as the ���heels���). Loaves of specialty breads, such as Texas toast, sourdough and multi-grain, contain approximately 16 to 18 slices. Loaves of thin-sliced bread contain approximately 26 slices.

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How many slices are in a standard loaf of bread?
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A slice of sandwich bread is generally 3/8- to 5/8-inch thick. The serving size, which is typically one to three slices, varies by manufacturer and type of bread. One slice of standard white sandwich bread contains approximately 50 calories, 1 gram of fat, 115 milligrams of sodium, 10 grams of carbohydrates and 4 grams of protein.

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