Eating white rice has become a staple food of Indonesian society. But researchers from Harvard University found that eating white rice is very unhealthy for people with diabetes. So, what foods can substitute for white rice?
As quoted from page Genius Beauty, researchers said that brown rice can substitute for white rice, and even lower the risk of diabetes by 16 percent.
Replacing white rice with brown rice is one of the best ways suppress the increase of blood sugar. The reason, refined or white rice can increase your 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 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 for the diet. Milling brown rice to remove most of these fibers, so that higher blood glucose levels.
Meras rice healthier than white rice seen from the content of fiber and nutrients. From rice bran or rice bran contains B vitamins, minerals, fiber, folic acid, is also rich in potassium, zinc, copper, and iodine. In addition, the skin broken rice has a mild peanut flavor.
So lovers of white rice have switched to brown rice and other grains. The researchers recommend that those who like to eat a lot of white rice to replace it with brown rice.