The biggest advantage of rice is that it is easy to digest and will not cause inflammation. Among them, good digestion means that the stomach can easily grind food and absorb nutrients so that the food can be digested and excreted in a relatively short period, and the food that is well digested not only has a small burden on the stomach but also the body will feel relaxed and flexible after eating; Not causing inflammation means that food will not increase the inflammation of the body. The inflammation will have symptoms such as dry mouth, dry throat, bitter mouth, heavy breath, broken mouth, cheilitis, acne, itchy and inflamed skin, and poor sleep. if you belong to the constitution that is prone to edema, and it will also aggravate the edema problem.
All of the white rice will have these benefits, because the white rice is sweet, slightly cool, and has the effect of nourishing the spleen and stomach, nourishing Qi, and invigorating body fluid. Therefore, it has these advantages, on the other hand white rice has less shell and germ, which is very easy to absorb. When paired with other foods, it can promote the digestion of vegetables and proteins in the stomach and make the nutrient intake more complete, and rice can also increase the moisture of the feces and reduce the Intestinal heat, eliminate inflammation, smooth defecation, reduce the chance of getting inflammation.
Can eating white rice lose weight?
Of course, you can eat rice to lose weight. Although everyone says that eating starch will make you fat, it is easy to cause obesity, mainly cakes, biscuits, desserts, noodles, bread, steamed buns, potstickers, dumplings, wontons, etc. which are after multiple processing, high-calorie starch products. In addition, fruits, sugar-sweetened beverages, alcohol, fried foods, dipping sauces, thick soups, and processed foods are also high in calories. If you don’t eat white rice because of weight loss, but you don’t reduce your intake of these foods, it will not only be ineffective but will also hurt your health.
To lose weight, you still need to eat white rice, but you need to reduce your intake. For example, if you originally eat a bowl of rice with one meal, then reduce the amount to eat 70% to 50% full of rice. At the same time, you must take in sufficient fresh protein and vegetables, so that you can have a balanced, healthy and not fat diet.
Brown rice, germ rice is more difficult to digest than white rice
Compared with white rice, the bran layer and germ contained in brown rice and germ rice are more difficult to digest. People with sensitive stomachs are prone to indigestion symptoms such as flatulence, belching, and gastric acid reflux after eating. Although brown rice and germ rice are rich in fiber, minerals, and vitamins, as long as you eat a balanced diet, the differences in these nutrients can be smoothed out. If you are worried about blood sugar problems, as long as you have a balanced mix of vegetables and protein, and eat white rice, it doesn’t necessarily cause big fluctuations in blood sugar.
Usually, multigrain rice is added with brown rice, oatmeal, millet, glutinous rice, beans, coix seed, and other ingredients. It seems to be rich in nutrients, but it will increase the burden on the stomach, making gastritis, flatulence, gastric acid reflux, and gastric ulcers. The high fiber in multigrain rice will stimulate intestinal peristalsis, and people with irritable bowel syndrome and diarrhea should also avoid it. In addition, people with anemia, kidney disease, and calcium deficiency should also avoid eating miscellaneous grains to avoid aggravating the disease.
How to eat?
If you have no gastrointestinal problems at all, it is recommended to skip rice for a few days a week. When you don’t eat white rice, you can eat pasta, brown rice, germ rice, and multigrain rice. You can also use sweet potatoes, potatoes, pumpkins, and other rhizomes as starch sources. But remember, you still need to take an appropriate amount of starch every day. Brown rice, germ rice, and multigrain rice should be mixed with white rice and cooked. It is best to eat white rice on more than half of the days of the week to maintain the health of the stomach.
In addition, if you have gastrointestinal problems, including flatulence, constipation, unclean defecation, hemorrhoids, easy diarrhea, acid reflux, stomach pain, and hiccups, please try to eat at least one meal of white rice a day. You can eat some noodles when you don’t eat white rice, but avoid eating steamed buns, and bread, and temporarily stop brown rice, germ rice, multigrain rice, and glutinous rice.