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A 33-year-old male asked:

Is rice cake is good to loose weights?

3 doctor answers8 doctors weighed in
Dr. Shari Schabowski
Specializes in Emergency Medicine
Rice Cakes: If eaten plain, rice cakes transiently fill you up with very few calories consumed. It is a carb and may trigger hunger once eaten and an unwanted insulin surge so that anything you eat on will be quickly stored as fat.
Dr. Michael Yap
Nephrology and Dialysis 15 years experience
Probably not: Rice cakes, though somewhat low in calories (35-50), have quite a high glycemic index. This means that it can bring your blood sugar up more than other foods. This is not good for weight loss.
Dr. William Coutts ii
Family Medicine 27 years experience
More protein: Rice is a carbohydrate and stimulates insulin production. In the presence of excess carbohydrate, the body stores the excess carbohydrate calories as fat. Try to eat 1 gram of protein for every 3 grams of carbohydrate each time that you eat.
Last updated Nov 27, 2017


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