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Rice 101: Nutrition Facts and Health Benefits

Rice is a primary crop grain, which is eaten by more than half of the world population. Rice is the main source of carbohydrates.

Rice Nutrition Facts

1 Cup (Approx 158gm) of Rice, white, long-grain, regular, cooked contains following:

Calories in Rice

Total Calories 205(858 kJ)

  • From Carbohydrate 185(775 kJ)
  • From Fat 3.7(15.5 kJ)
  • From Protein 16.2(67.8 kJ)

Carbohydrate in Rice

Total Carbohydrate 44.5g

  • Dietary Fiber 0.6g
  • Starch 0.0g
  • Sugars 0.1g

Vitamins in Rice

  • Vitamin A 0.0IU
  • Vitamin B 120.0mcg
  • Vitamin B 60.1mg
  • Vitamin C 0.0mg
  • Vitamin E (Alpha Tocopherol) 0.1mg
  • Vitamin K 0.0mcg
  • Thiamin 0.3mg
  • Riboflavin 0.0mg
  • Niacin 2.3mg
  • Folate 91.6mcg
  • Pantothenic Acid 0.6mg
  • Choline 3.3mg
  • Betaine 0.5mg

Protein in Rice

Protein 4.2g

Minerals in Rice

  • Calcium 15.8mg
  • Iron 1.9mg
  • Potassium 55.3mg
  • Sodium 1.6mg
  • Copper 0.1mg
  • Manganese 0.7mg
  • Magnesium 19.0mg
  • Phosphorus 68.0mg
  • Zinc 0.8mg
  • Selenium 11.9mcg
  • Fluoride 64.9mcg

Fats & Fatty Acids in Rice

Total Fat 0.4g

  • Saturated Fat 0.0g
  • Saturated Fat 0.1g
  • Monounsaturated Fat 0.1g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat 0.1g
  • Total Omega-6 fatty acids 98.0mg
  • Total Omega-3 fatty acids 20.5mgOthers
  • Water 108g
  • Ash 0.6g

Health Benefits of Rice

  1. Helps in Glowing Skin
  2. Prevent Hair Fall
  3. Reduce Pigmentation
  4. Simple to Digest
  5. CancerĀ  Cell Protection
  6. Reduce Blood Pressure Risk
  7. Some types of Rice Balance Levels of Arsenic