Tiny tweaks: burger buns

Small lifestyle changes that have a big impact on your health. This week: burger buns.

By Donna Fleming
Tiny tweaks - burger buns

Eat a burger in a white bun. Beef burgers are a good source of zinc, an antioxidant useful for healing wounds and also reproductive health. But while a granary bap provides a small amount of fibre, whole grains are thought to affect zinc absorption, and so on balance it’s better to go for a white bun. This will let you get your recommended daily allowance of zinc –15mg – from a large burger.

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