White Rice Questions
White rice has higher GI than brown rice/cracked wheat and hence it causes less insulin spike. But why paleo ppl believe that white rice is better than brown rice or cracked wheat?
The reasons everyone uses are phytic acid and lectins but that doesn't stop us from eating coconut, any nut or seed, leafy greens or basically any plant food. Brown rice pretty much blows away white rice in terms of nutritional content(emphasis on... (more)
I am on a strict Paleo diet with little to no fruit(maybe a serving a day). Do you think white rice/white Potatoes has its place in the paleo diet (Post WOD)? Or is it better off to avoid it completely? I do crossfit 5-6 times a week and I really... (more)
I'm am considering starting an autoimmune protocol, would i need to exclude rice. I can't seem to find a answer to this elsewhere. I have no bad reactions to starch as far as i can tell.
I eat a bowl of white rice occasionally as part of a post-workout meal. I have some bone stock, and I substituted water with it in my rice cooker. After it was done cooking, it stuck to the bottom. Any tips on how to avoid sticking? Should I... (more)
SO I keep hearing that a lot of rice has arsenic in it and that some types are better than others. Every time I walk in to a grocery store I get bombarded by all these brands emphasizing some different detail, so I was wondering if anyone had a... (more)
white rice. With soy sauce. 1- Say I eat white rice with lots of soy sauce 3-4 times a week. Tell me what what sort of effects you think it would have, if any to my health from a grain/paleo perspective? I realize this question is fairly open to... (more)
As the question suggests, I was in Whole Foods looking for some white rice. I wanted to try organic, which limited my options a bit. There was long-grain white, Jasmine, and a few other varieties. I'm particularly interested if any type of rice... (more)
I want to diversify my sampling of starch and carbohydrate food sources. I've eaten white rice sporadically over the last couple of months and I seem to have no problems. In fact, I seem to feel much better after eating rice. I would only eat a... (more)
My question.. Which is better: 1) straight out of the package white rice or 2) properly prepared (fermented) brown rice. The conventional wisdom is that brown rice is better and that white rice is just empty calories. The Paleo-wisdom is that... (more)
I was at Chipotle the other day and the girl in front of me said "look...they have brown rice now. It's better for you." She proceeded to order her bowl with DOUBLE brown rice. Obviously there is another issue in that story where Americans think... (more)
I suppose we don't know if cave dwelling peoples boiled brown rice with fire back in the day, but let's assume they did not. In 2011, our world is bombarded with a barrage of sweeteners, and we all know that most do not promote healthy metabollic... (more)
Parboiled rice usually refers to rice that has been vacuum dried, and then cooked with steam and pressure - forcing nutrients (mostly water soluble vitamins) from the husk into the starchy kernel. It also gelatinizes some of the starch, making the... (more)
I have white spots under my fingernails. I use cronometer and it shows that I take in about 16.5mg of Zinc dailyfrom beef .. but I eat it with white rice which contains phytic acid (albeit small amounts) and about 1mg of copper... (more)
So I know that all grains contain anti nutrients, but so do nuts, seeds, dark chocolate, and even vegetables. I also have some white rice. Are any of these or any other gluten free grains ok for wieght gain paleo
I'm a fan of beans and rice. It really fills me up nicely, like I feel satiated afterwards which can be hard to do when you have a crazy fast metabolism like mine. Also, those are both gluten free, if that means anything for your gut.
So I eat a serving of white rice regularly as my carb to at least a few meals per week. My other carb sources are basically potatoes and squash. I know that white rice is enriched with vitamins (unless organic). My diet, on average, includes 7-12... (more)
White rice is touted to be basically pure starch by Paul Jaminet on the basis that asain people eat it so it must be healthy right? But it's not pure starch, it is a refined grain that most asain people haven't been eating that long. ... (more)
Hey, I've been training for almost three years and i'm new on paleo. I do not do strict paleo so that i'm training weight. I drink raw milk/kefir, eat probiotik yoghurt, white rice and potato. Well, i eat white rice after workout as my... (more)
Had a friend's birthday party the other night at a Peruvian Restaurant. I had a meal very heavy in rice and a beer to top it off. I thought it was only bread that had this effect on me, but I guess not. Is there any way to quickly detox so I can... (more)
So in an effort to gain weight while running 30+ miles/week and using weights at the gym, I'm adding more carbs to my diet and the easiest/cheapest way to do this, for me at least, is to eat white rice. I'm Asian so it's not hard to find white... (more)
I am very active in the weight room and have been considering adding white rice for a little extra energy for my workouts. However, the whole "carbs feed cancer" idea has been stuck in the back of my head ever since I first heard it. I obviously... (more)
For the last few months I've been eating less than 50g of carbs a day mostly from veggies with the occasional fruit or nuts (about 3 times a week). I was losing about 1.5 to 2lbs a week. Recently I have been eating between 80g to 100g of carbs a... (more)
It's the same for me, I feel more satiated with more carbs like a bit of white rice or potato/sweet potato. I don't even know why but I assume it's because some people just function better on more carbs.