Not a few people who deliberately do not eat white rice in order to lose weight. They regard it as an enemy carbohydrate source that could make bigger waistlines. Actually, this assumption true?
White rice from white rice, which is rice that has been discarded husk, bran, endosperm and embryo resulting in clean white. Rice is the most popular type due to better taste and texture than brown rice fluffier bekatulnya was discarded.
on the data in Table Composition of Food Indonesia 2009, white rice
contains 180 calories, 3 grams protein, 0.3 grams fat, 39.8 grams of
carbohydrate, and 0.2 grams of dietary fiber per 100 grams. However, this figure only applies to regular white rice cooked with water. Not coffèe, fried rice.
Carbohydrates contained in white
rice is a simple carbohydrate that the body rapidly digested. In it also contains a lot of starch. Hence, white rice can provide quick energy also filling in the short term.
Due to relatively high levels of energy density, white rice is not optimal as a weight loss diet. In contrast to the low energy density foods, which are rich in fiber and water and low in calories and fat. Food is either consumed to lose weight. Fruits and vegetables, for example, contains 90% water compared to white rice which is only 68%.
However, it does not mean that much consumption of starchy foods such as white rice necessarily make us fat is a myth. Indeed, calories can be high, but if eaten in large quantities only.
In order for optimal weight loss, choose brown rice. Calories is only slightly lower than white rice, but more nutrient rich. A
large study in the long run prove that whole grains (brown rice / red)
to help prevent weight gain and correlated with weight loss.
Per 100 grams of brown rice contains 149 calories, 2.8 grams protein, 32.5 grams carbohydrates, 0.3 grams fiber. Types of complex carbohydrates, more fiber than white rice, so it can keep you full longer.
Again, the reduced weight depending on the number of calories burned and consumed. If you want to quickly slim, white rice is okay occasionally in small or medium. It would be better if replaced with brown rice. Focus on fruits and vegetables are low in calories, and exercise regularly.