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Brown Rice Allergy Symptoms
Allergy to any food, in this case rice will cause symptoms of oral itching, lip or tongue swelling, hives, breathing difficulty and/or throat closure etc. Food allergy is diagnosed with clinical history followed by skin or blood test and that information helps establish the diagnosis and ...Read more
Yes: Unlike many food allergies, rice allergy afflicts adults more often than young children. The incidence of rice allergy in the United States and europe is very low, because rice is not considered a staple food. In general, the more often a person is exposed to a food, the higher the likelihood that the body becomes sensitized to it. ...Read more
Food allergy: Allergy to any food, in this case rice will cause symptoms of oral itching, lip or tongue swelling, hives, breathing difficulty and/or throat closure etc. Food allergy is diagnosed with clinical history followed by skin or blood test and that information helps establish the diagnosis and severity of the allergy. ...Read more
Perhaps: If the symptoms of your allergy are anaphylaxis discuss this with your allergist. Depending on your allergic history the answer may be to not take a chance or to try an oral challenge under close medical observation in the hospital or the allergy office. If you tolerate bran oil there you would be able to use it elsewhere. ...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?
No.: Meats have some transfats, but most are manmade. Transfats are made by hydrogenating oils, which turns them into solids (shortening). Transfats are used in processed foods b/c they last longer on shelf that way -- cookies/pie crusts/chips/popcorn/donuts/creamer/margarine. They raise LDL (bad) and lower HDL (good) cholesterol, which leads to heart disease. Saturated fats are just as bad! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Whole fiber: White rice has been associated with a small increased risk for diabetes (about 13%) and brown rice has been associated with a similar decrease risk for developing diabetes (about 14%). No one know for sure why, but it may have to do with the whole grain in brown rice. Eating whole grains is healthier for you than eating processed grains. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Which type? Yes, but..: There is not just one "brown rice diet." I do not advise a diet of only brown rice and water. This will result in toxins coming out of your fat and brown rice does not give enough nutritional support to help our body to process these toxins. A brown rice diet with additional organic fruits & vegetables is much healthier, but I do not advise it primarily for weight loss- please see comment for more:. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Good food: Brown rice has 150 cal per cooked cup with no fat and 1 gram of fiber. White rice has 240 cal per cooked cup with 0.1 g of fat and 0.6 g of fiber. Brown rice is a good food to mix with cooked vegetables, is filling, and is eaten world-wide (how many obese asians do you see?). ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
Minimize sugars &...: Simple sugars are unhealthy & best avoided but I think a small amount of cane sugar in dark chocolate is ok due to the benefits of chocolate! I don't know what you mean by sticking to only rice & oats. The healthiest diet has few if any grains. The healthiest foods are vegetables & fruits (best organic), nuts, seeds & beans. Organic eggs, dairy, wild low-mercury fish & natural meats are ok now &then. ...Read more
I eat indian (white rice) and chinese (brown rice) at restaurants once each a week. Should I be concerned about the arsenic in the rice?
Breakfst-10am, @1:30pm blood sugar-104, @1:35 bs-104, ate few spoons of brown rice @1:40, bs @1:41-100, @1:45-90, @1:50-109 is it normal fluctuation?
I eat about 380 grams (cooked amount) of brown rice/day and when I don't have rice I have rice noodles. Is this level of arsenic dangerous if organic?
DependsOriginOfRice: Brown rice from California, India or Pakistan is best choice&it has third less inorganic Arsenic than other Brown Rice. You can cut the exposure by rinsing the rice 6cups of water to 1 cup of rice&draining the extra water. That way you can remove 30% of the Arsenic. Organic Arsenic can be less toxic. Brown rice has 80% more arsenic than white rice, If you are cocerned about arsenic cut down Rice intake ...Read more
Allergies occur when your immune system is triggered by envirionmental factors it should ignore--for example, pollen in the air, or dander on a cat or dog--and creates cells to fight against them. An allergic reaction typically causes itching, congestion, or drainage, and ...Read more