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Benefits Of Eating Basmati Rice
Rice: Rice like any other nutrients provide you with energy mainly and some micronutrients. There are no particular benefit of eating rice except mentioned above. Eating certain foods depends on the culture. Rice was eaten more in the east and asia versus wheat and meat in western culture. All of them provide nutrients. A balance diet is best either with or without rice. ...Read more
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Haven't heard of any: Haven't heard of any studies comparing different types of white rice. A study would have to have 2 groups of people eating the same foods and the same amounts of foods, except that one group would eat sona masuri and the other group would eat basmati. As one can imagine, such a research study would be pretty hard to do. In general, white rice is not as healthy as brown rice. ...Read more
Whate are the differences between rice and oatmeal cereals? Is there a benefit to more one than the other?
Reduced rice consumption is advised for weight loss. Does this apply to both white and brown rice? Does brown rice have any benefits for weight loss?
2 months I had red basmati rice, no issues. Last 15 days having red cargo rice for lunch. Last one week I am getting leg and foot pain. Is it becoz of?
F 29, pcos, insulin resistance, take metformin 500 ER x2. Is basmati rice better than normal rice for this condition?
29 F with PCOS INSULIN RESISTANCE-takes metformin. Asks if badamati rice better than "normal" got this condition? ANS: the best way to cure IR is to get BMI below 25. The type of rice is irrelevant. I recommend you get the book DASH diet for weight lose by Thomas Moore and just do it. IR will start to
Improve instantly and you can probably stop metformin. Good luck and keep us posted. ...Read more
Not really: Raw rice contains the same amount of calories and nutrition as do the equivalent quantity of cooked rice. Raw rice lacks the flavor and texture and you should increase fluid intake to hydrate the rice if this is your preferred way to eat rice. I wonder why you would try it this way however? ...Read more
See below: Aside from possible parasites that are difficult to kill in uncooked rice (even with generous washing), it may cause stomach discomfort because it may expand in volume in your stomach (like when you cook it). Also, probably not absorbing as much nutrients and carbohydrates due to prolonged time needed for digestion. But no, unlikely to cause a specific disease. ...Read more
Sure: To gain weight, eat more calories. To lose weight eat less calories. All food has calories, some more than others. Yogurt and rice have more calories than celery and tomatoes per serving, but less calories than a serving of red meat or fried vegetables. Why do you want to gain weight? If you are not lifting weights intensively you add fat, not muscle, which no one needs! ...Read more
Check for anemia: Raw rice is harder to digest than cooked rice. If one chews and chews to grind the raw rice into a flour slurry, it should digest better. If one has no gurgly tummy symptoms, then the raw rice is not likely causing any problems. One might end up with TMJ pain due to all that chewing. One should also be checked for anemia, which can cause cravings to chew on things. There exist some raw rice myths. ...Read more
I have a habit of eating raw rice. Is dat becomes an affect to me in the future if I continue eating raw rice?
Simply CANNOT be DIGESTED and has no NUTRITIONAL value thus I must ask WHY???? are you eating it?? It's a bit like eating clay...or dirt......
Hope this helps!
BTW I would check this "habit" out with your PCP (Primary Care Provider).. ...Read more
I'm obsessed with eating dry minute rice out of the box. Is this bad? I'm obsessed with eating dry food in general. Could this be something serious?
Carb addiction: You are suffering from a very common problem, addiction to carbohydrates. The more carbs you eat, the more your blood sugar spikes, then drops and then you crave more carbs. You must make sure to eat protein/fat in the form of meat or fish or poultry or eggs or cheese at every meal, this will stabilize your blood sugar and reduce your reactive hypoglycemia and diminish car cravings. ...Read more
Nope: There is no harm in eating rice and beans everyday. The concern is always if a patient is eating an excessive amount of something because too much of anything can never be a good thing. ...Read more
Not a good idea: Eating anything that is meant to be cooked raw increases chances of infection as if such agents were present they would not be killed without cooking. Rice absorbs fluid and if you eat too much raw rice you can get stomach discomfort as the rice expands in size when it is submitted to fluid contents of your intestinal area and fluid that you drink. Eating raw rice is a bad idea. ...Read more
It is possible: It also depends on other factors such as: What else you are eating all day, and how much you exercise. In the end it comes down to a simple equation, calories in minus calories out. ...Read more
Yes if eat less carb: Eating less carbohydrates eg bread and decreasing caloric intake will help. ...Read more
Rice gains weight.: Rice are carbohydrates. If you eat them and don't burn them through physical activity, they are stored as fat. You gain weight. If you exercise and eat a well balanced diet, there should be no significant weight gain. Not cooking it, does not save you from gaining the weight, acids in the stomach break through the rice so the body can absorb it's calories and if fortified, nutrients. ...Read more
Possible deficit: This is a strange dietary habit. Is it a personal preference or do you feel compelled to eat raw rice? This might be a form of Pica, which is often a sign of some kind of nutrient deficiency. You might consider seeking medical care to evaluate for deficiency in iron and other micronutrients. ...Read more
Sir, I have habit of eating raw rice very badly, what are the effects and how can I overcome that??
Pica: Is the medical term for eating unusual things like ice, cornstarch, clay or raw rice compulsively. It is often a sign of iron deficiency anemia. You should be tested for anemia and if found, treated. Usually the compulsion goes away once the anemia is corrected. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more
Can eating rice and or rice products everyday cause you to become allergic to it? As for other foods too.
No: Unless you are destined to b e allergic to a certain food, that will happen whether you eat it a lot or not, if you discover that you are truly allergic to a certain food element, please avoid it, and try to see an allergist for confirmation, goo luck ...Read more
The brown rice I was eating still had the husk/she'll on the outside of some of the rice grains is this ok to eat?
Iam 16 years old iam eating raw rice since 1 years. Is raw Rice are harmful for me.? And how to I controlled.?
If I eat rice daily at night so will it suitable for me to lose weight and not leaving rice to eat. I cant live without eating rice?
Rice: To loose weight it is best to avoid most carbs to 40-60g per day. If you do eat rice, eat it 6 hr before bed & not too much. ...Read more
I get hungry every hour and eat a lot but recently a few months back I started eating raw rice. Is it a good thing to do? Should I stop it?
Pica? See doc: Eating every hour may not be entirely unusual at your age but you should still get a check out to find out if you may have diabetes, thyroid problem. Your obsession on raw rice may be a sign of iron deficiency anemia- or pica. There is no harm I can see in eating raw rice, unless that's all you eat, except that you may get pretty bloated if you drink liquid with it especially in large quantity. ...Read more
I'm fond of eating raw rice. Every one says that if we eat more raw rice the mensus will be improper. Is it so and will it cause any problem?
Not likely...: Raw rice is not dangerous and should not have any effect on your menstrual cycle. Eating a large amount, may cause some abdominal pain or distention due to the large amount of water that rice can absorb. Also, raw rice is a food that someone with PICA may crave - you may wish to see your physician to ensure that you are not anemic or deficient in any nutrients that are leading to your habit. ...Read more
I m kavyasudha I m eating raw rice since 4 years is there any problem for me I m 22 years old I m married now (2-8-2012)please solve my problem?
What problem?: Are you concerned that the raw rice made you get married? Or that it's making you older? ...Read more