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basmati rice good for weight loss

A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Rice is a carb: (carbohydrate). Excessive carbs can contribute to weight gain. Eat in moderation.
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Greg Hinson
26 years experience Family Medicine
Moderation: You can lose weight eating candy, and gain weight eating vegetables. They key is to choose good, nutrient-rich foods (and brown rice is better in this ... Read More
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Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience Endocrinology
If you like the: Taste, go ahead. Both have calories, but brown rice generally has a lower glycemic index. There are no magic foods, it's the total of what you eat, mi ... Read More
Dr. Jimmy Bowen
33 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Rice: Rice can be a good source of carbohydrates. It is included on many diet plans. It is good in moderation and would recommend brown rice versus proces ... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Douglas Fronzaglia ii, do, ms
20 years experience Geriatrics
No: A healthy diet consists ONLY of fruits, vegetables, and lean protein. Though many carbohydrate sources exist, they are not essential in our diet.
Dr. Kathy Robinson
31 years experience Family Medicine
No: Boiled rice alone will not provide the nutrients you need to stay healthy. Also rice has a lot of its calories from carbohydrates and it is recommende ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Portion control: The bottom line is calories in, calories out. Limit your portions of food so that you burn more calories exercising than you take in while eating. If ... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. William Elza
11 years experience Dentistry
Rice Weight Loss: The short answer is that rice being a carbohydrate stimulates Insulin and chronic stimulation of Insulin produces an environment to store triglycerid ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Geffner
53 years experience Endocrinology
Depends on how much: Of it you eat. For most people a calorie is a calorie.
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Weight Loss Secrets: If you are overweight then the advice to turn down your carbohydrate intake and increase your protein intake is the best advice possible. If you need ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
72 years experience Preventive Medicine
NO!: They and sugar are the major cause of obesity. Eating white rice in eastern countries caused beriberi. Good class protein, appropriate fat and complex ... Read More
A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience Endocrinology
It's also how much: It doesn't matter if you'e vegetarian or carnivore - you need to burn off less than you take in to lose weight. You may also need to be checked for th ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Renee Harrison
33 years experience Anti-Aging Medicine
Tricky question: There are many approaches to losing weight. The best are those which bring the body's natural systems into alignment to burn fat and build muscle. Ric ... Read More
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