These rice facts can be used to help make decisions with regards to including rice in your diet.
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You can use the following information to decide whether or not to include rice in your diet.
- Low in Saturated Fat, Sodium, and Cholesterol
- High in Folate and Manganese
The nutritional value of rice makes it somewhat suitable for:
- Maintaining good general health
- Gaining weight
Don't eat too much rice if you're interested in:
- Losing weight
The following table outlines the basic nutritional values of rice.
|Preparation||Portion||Carbs (g)||Fiber (g)||Fat (g)||Energy (kj)|
|Arborio Rice - cooked||1 cup (150g)||117||1||1||2235|
|Basmati Rice - cooked||1 cup||113||3||1||2185|
|Brown Rice - cooked||1 cup (180g)||57||3||2||1135|
|Fried Rice - cooked||1 cup (190g)||56||2||16||1735|
|Glutinous Rice - cooked||1 cup (174g)||36.5||1.5||0||705|
|Jasmine Rice - cooked||100g||34.6||0.5||0.4||651|
|White Rice - cooked||1 cup (190g)||53||1.5||0.5||995|
|Wild Rice - cooked||1 cup (164g)||35||3||0.5||695|