IT’S BETTER TO EAT BROWN RICE THAN WHITE RICE

Complex carbohydrates release sugar more slowly. My favorites are brown rice and sweet potatoes. I have NOT eaten a low-carb diet.  I eat complex carbs.

A new study in the Archives of Internal Medicine suggests that eating white rice raises the risk of diabetes:

…higher intake of white rice (>5 servings per week vs <1 per month) was associated with a higher risk of type 2 diabetes…In contrast, high brown rice intake (>2 servings per week vs <1 per month) was associated with a lower risk of type 2 diabetes:

I suggest avoiding most bread, white rice, and white potatoes.  On the other hand, I eat sweet potatoes or brown rice with almost every lunch and dinner.  And I eat oatmeal for breakfast – never instant!

COOKED BROWN RICE

Dr John Ellis MD

Board-certified anesthesiologist, with expertise in cardiovascular anesthesia and the implications of obesity and sleep apnea in anesthesia. See vascularanesthesia.com for professional information. Dr. Ellis has used the strategies in here to: (1) lose 120 lbs over 18 months, (2) stop all antihypertensive medicines, and (3) no longer need CPAP treatment for sleep apnea.

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