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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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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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Have morning nausea belch8ing. Ate broccoli/rice yesterday and mini wheat cereal last night cause had constipation. Due to have colonospony soon.

Have morning nausea belch8ing. Ate broccoli/rice yesterday and mini wheat cereal last night cause had constipation.  Due to have colonospony soon.

AMm nausea .bleching: Could be from reflux (GERD), constipation, or ovarian pathology as well. Consider OTC ranitidine for reflux and see if helps. For constipation try high fiber 1 cup oats, brown rice (not white) , barley, lentils a day and avocados, strawberries, kale, sweet potatoes. and plenty of fluid 2-3 liters of water/ gatorade/ juices a day ( only 1/2 of it water so as not to dilute sodium. , ...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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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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Does brown rice have gluten?

Does brown rice have gluten?

No: Rice is gluten free. Watch out for additives and prepared rice dishes. ...Read more

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Does a blending brown rice raises its glycemic index?

Does a blending brown rice raises its glycemic index?

Brown rice: Probably not but keep track of your blood sugar and you will quickly see if brown rice is really OK. ...Read more

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