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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WILD RICE or Black Rice is Healthy for you & can stretch $$$'s
Wild rice contains more Niacin than brown rice & is a good source of fiber. Rice is a low-cost, affordable way to feed an entire family by adding bulk, nutrition, & flavor to meals. Wild rice is not really rice at all, in fact, its a seed. Wild rice is grown in Minnesota and has a nutty taste, chewy texture and even though has 35 carbs it is good for you because of the vitamins & minerals. Add some to brown rice, make a celery and wild rice casserole, with ham, add to soups. Try some.
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2 Types of carbs.. natural and manmade. Natural carbs are slow digesting carbs which serve well to get energy benefits & man made carbs tend to trigger insulin release.
Natural carbs are in wild rice, beans, fruits and red potatoes....Popcorn is a low carb snack and fiberous and easy to digest...red potaotes have less starch in them than white and a small portion of wild rice can keep you full. Go for the natural carbs!
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