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Updated 26 February 2013

Rice

Rice provides fast energy and is also readily digested. It is good for bowel health, is an important source of vitamin B1 and encourages stable blood sugar levels.

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Rice provides fast energy and is also readily digested. It is good for bowel health, is an important source of vitamin B1 and encourages stable blood sugar levels.

Brown rice is healthier than white rice, as the nutrient-rich outer layers of the rice is stripped in the refining process. Rice should be stored in airtight containers.

Complex carbohydrates should make up about half of one's daily calorie intake

Calories 282
Fibre 1,6g
Iron 1mg
Magnesium 220mg
Niacin 2,6mg
Potassium 198mg
Vitamin B1 0,3mg
Vitamin B2 0,04mg
Zinc 1,4mg
Per 200g cooked brown rice
 
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