From a scientific point of view rice – a genus of annual and perennial herbs of the family of grasses. Or cereal, which was brought to us from the East.
Calories in rice
|white Round rice||355 kcal||6,7 g||0,4 g||79,5 g|
|white rice long grain||365 kcal||7,1 g||0,7 g||78,7 g|
|brown rice||337 kcal||7,4 g||1,8 g||72,9 g|
|rice with vegetables||113,5 kcal||1,9 g||4,6 g||16,8 g|
The composition and the use of rice
When a relatively low calorie rice contains important for human B vitamins It thiamine (B1), riboflavin (B2), niacin (B3) and Vitamin B6. They help the human body to transfer nutrients to vital energy. Eight amino acids are essential to human, without them it is impossible to develop new body cells. It is important to note that no rice gluten. This plant protein that is not digested by many people, but it is found in many other cereals. Very important elements of rice are:
– lecithin – it activates the brain;
– gamma-aminobutyric acid, which helps maintain blood pressure is normal;
– oligosaccharide – it contributes to the restoration of bowel;
– Potassium – This mineral displays excess fluid and salt from the body;
– zinc, phosphorus, iron, iodine and calcium make the product unique and indispensable in the dietary food at a relatively low calorie rice
The name of brown rice received from the shell color. Since it is not removed completely from the grain. It gives the brown rice delicate nutty flavor. As well as the whole set of vitamins and minerals.
In the eastern kitchen pays great attention to dishes prepared from whole brown rice. Brown Rice – the basis of many health diets in oriental medicine. Widespread use of brown rice for medicinal purposes. This is due to the content of bioactive substances in the product casing. Rice bran oil obtained from rice bran oil which contain fat and a vitamin and mineral complex. A phytin having valuable therapeutic properties, is obtained from the brown rice flour.
The most common method of cooking rice is to boil it. Boiled rice is very loved around the world. It goes well with fish, meat, poultry, vegetables .
Cooked rice can have people with gastric ulcer. After all, his material can encapsulate and protect his stomach mucosa. But the most low-calorie has a wild rice (seeds of marsh plant Zizania aquatica). It is considered a delicacy product. The taste is slightly sweet and resembles a nut. These seeds are rich in B vitamins, magnesium, phosphorus, iron and zinc. Use wild rice for salads, appetizers, soups, desserts.