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Fitness, Health — December 1, 2010 at 7:51 pm

Rice – Nutritious Facts

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Rice is a type of food where you cannot find something that is bad for your health. Almost everything that rice contains benefits the body’s healthy function and development.

A Bow Of Rice:
A Bow Of Rice

It is a great source of carbohydrates; minimum on salt, fat and cholesterol; rich in vitamins like Iron, Vitamin D and Niacin, Riboflavin, Thiamine, fiber and calcium. What rice doesn’t have is Gluten, perfect for people with a gluten-free diet. Scientists believe that rice contains fibers capable of protecting form many types of cancer. For those who practice Bodybuilding and are into muscle mass gaining regime, rice is a great source of protein which have all the eight amino acids.

Rice – Rich in nutrients:
A Bow Of Rice

Rice and exercising are great friends. A nice meal of rice, without bread, will satisfy your appetite without the feeling of a heavy stomach. You’ll feel light, filled with energy and ready to exercise. Here is the chart of the nutritious facts about Rice:

Rice (1/4 Cup Raw) Calories (kcal) Carbohydrates(g) Fat (g) Fiber(g) Protein (g)
White Rice (Unenriched) 169 36.98 0.31 0.60 3.30
Parboiled (Unenriched) 172 37.80 0.26 0.79 3.14
Brown Rice 171 35.72 1.35 1.62 3.64

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