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Hi. well i started to introduce brown rice in my eating and my hubby and i got constipation that is some difficulty in passing stool. Could u clarify ?

Hi. well i started to introduce brown rice in my eating and my hubby and i got constipation that is some difficulty in passing stool. Could u clarify ?

Fiber needs water.: It's great that you're trying to incorporate more fiber into your diet, but make sure you're increasing your water intake, too. As failing to do so can lead to constipation with the increased fiber intake. ...Read more

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Does rice causes constipation?

Does rice causes constipation?

White rice: I.E. Without the cusp that contains the vitamins necessary for its processing in the body, is the major cause of thiamine deficiency disease. Constipation is often a symptom of that. ...Read more

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Will wheat and rice cereal cause constipation in an adult?

Will wheat and rice cereal cause constipation in an adult?

Fiber?: White rice and farina(the white bread of hot cereals) have no fiber to speak of. Brown rice has a bit more. Whole wheat cereal, e.g. Wheaten a, whole oats, e.g. Oatmeal, oat bran have more fiber. Can't have a decent stool without adequate fiber. In general, aim for 25-35gm/day. Lots of good sources of fiber, r.G. Beans, fruit/veg, whole grains. Lots of good info online. ...Read more

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Parboil rice vs brown rice wich is better? Integral or parboil?

Parboil rice vs brown rice wich is better? Integral or parboil?

Rice: Brown rice is20 percent healthier than parboiled white race. Parboiled rice is rich in potassium, fiber and calcium. ...Read more

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Is there trans fat in brown rice?

Is there trans fat in brown rice?

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 more

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Does brown rice make you fat?

Does brown rice make you fat?

Possibly: If you eat enough of almost anything it will make you overweight. ...Read more

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Why is brown rice better for you than white rice?

Why is brown rice better for you than white rice?

Healthy choice: Brown rice is the unrefined version of white rice. It has plenty of fiber and minerals with the effect of promoting weight loss,stabilizing blood sugar etc ...Read more

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