I'm sure this has been posted a million times, but: there is nothing rice can't be added to to create more of a meal. Can of soup + rice = meal! Can of beans + rice = meal! Chicken broth + rice = meal! Lentils + rice = meal! Potatoes + rice = meal! Frozen, fresh or canned veggies + rice = meal! I could go on and on. You get the idea. Rice is a lifesaver.
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Brown Rice has all the benefits of carbohydrates with very few of the negative effects. B rown Rice rice is a whole food and makes us full and brown rice can improve cholesterol because of its fiber. Fiber helps to balance glucose levels and control the appetite.The outer layer of brown rice has essential fats, switching to brown rice will help decrease your risk for diabetes. 1/2 cup of day will help blood sugar spikes. Test and see
Wild rice really isn't rice at all, but rather a long grain marsh grass seed. Wild Rice has often been called "The Caviar Of All Grains". A complex carbohydrate, & belongs to low glycemic index foods. Rice is high in fiber and protein, safe to eat in moderation and in small portions. Wild Rice may fight off cancer, diabetes and heart disease. Wild rice, cooked, 1 cup has vitamin B1 and magnesium. Calories: 165, lots of Protein: 6.5g, Carbohydrate: 35g Total Fat: 0.55g, Fiber: 3g
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