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.
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 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|