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Regular Pasta Vs Brown Rice Pasta
Natural ,no processi: Brown rice is not processed and bleached.. Preserves the nutrients. ...Read more
Brown rice: Brown rice has more fiber and vitamins. It also takes longer to cook. There are legions of people who will swear by it, and even more legions who eat white rice without thinking twice, every day. It probably is a little better, but you may eat white rice without damage to your children. Some children have a strong preference. Don't fight this battle. ...Read more
I found out that there are high levels of arsenic in brown rice. I eat brown rice on its own and in cakes, cereal and pasta every day! Should I stop?
Is brown rice pasta healthy on wheat belly diet? I eat it in small portions, will it be okay on the wheat belly diet?
Why is it i never crave chocolate or sweet things but crave brown bread, pasta,rice or potatoes. is there any reason as most people crave sugary stuff?
Runny stools all the time, had a colonoscapy, no abnomalities.Eating healthy ie rice pasta chicken salad brown breads and fruit...At a loss?
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
To gain weight: One just needs to increase the total amount of calories ingested per day, regardless of the type of food. ...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?
It depends: Upon how much you eat, how it's prepared and what else you eat/drink with it. The difference between the two is insignificant. Check w/a registered dietitian. ...Read more
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