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Diabetes Vs Rice

Diabetes Vs Rice If you compare any whole grain to a refined grain you have bran, endosperm and germ layer in a grain whereas a refined grain only has an endosperm layer. The fact you should know is that rice is a calorie-dense food, it has several nutrients(Vit B/Vit E) required for important body chemical functions. Now to meet the population demands food processing has advanced during this food processing method, these important layers are refined out, leaving you only with an endosperm layer that contains starchy Carbohydrates. Rice is a staple diet for almost everyone on this planet. Uncontrolled portion size intake or not having a proper source to go with rice, it will eventually cause elevated blood sugars. That's when your physician will advise you to cut down rice. The enemy here is not rice but the processing technique to be blamed for which you lose the major nutrients. What you can do: Buy locally grown rice from your area/city Mix and match various protein sources wi