Sunday, July 25, 2010

Really White rice Not Healthy Foods

Eating white rice has become a staple food of Indonesian society. But researchers from Harvard University found that consuming white rice is not healthy for diabetics. So, what foods can substitute for white rice?

As quoted from page Genius Beauty, researchers state that can substitute brown rice and white rice, and even lower the risk of diabetes up to 16 percent.

Replacing white rice with brown rice is one of the best ways suppress the increase in blood sugar. The reason, refined or white rice can increase blood sugar levels.

This study was conducted in the U.S. involving more than 200 thousand people. The results, found that eating 150 grams of white rice for more than five times a week increased the risk of diabetes by 17 percent compared with those who ate only one serving of rice a month.

This was explained by the fact that fiber-rich brown rice that can be used to a diet. Milling brown rice to remove most of these fibers, so that higher blood glucose levels.

White rice is more healthy than white rice seen from the content of fiber and nutrients. From rice bran or rice bran contains B vitamins, mineral, fiber, folic acid, are also rich in potassium, zinc, copper, and iodine. Besides the skin broken rice has a mild peanut flavor.

So lovers should switch to white rice and red rice and other grains. The researchers recommend that those who like to eat much to replace it with white rice and red rice.

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