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Rice (raw)

Rice (raw)

Rice (raw)

Rice (raw) - Nutritional values for 100 Gram :

355 kcal
76 g
7 g
1 g

Rice (raw) - Nutrition table:

Calories, carbohydrates, protein, and fat can be viewed here in the calorie table and nutrition table.


Per 100 g

Calorific value

1486 kJ


355 kcal


76 g


7 g


1 g

Macronutrient distribution:

The food Rice (raw) is composed of the following macronutrients.

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Rice is an important food source for people all over the world. Here are some of the most important benefits of rice:

  • Rice is an easily digestible food that is well tolerated by people of all ages.
  • It is inexpensive and readily available in many parts of the world.
  • Rice can be used as a side dish in many different dishes and harmonizes with a wide variety of ingredients and spices.
  • Rice has a long shelf life and is therefore an important source of food in times of need.
  • It is gluten-free and therefore suitable for people with celiac disease or gluten intolerance.
  • Compared to other grains, rice contains little fat.

What you should know about rice

Rice is a type of grain grown mainly in the tropics and subtropics of the world. There are hundreds of varieties of rice that vary in size, shape, color and consistency. Most rice varieties are grasses and belong to the sweet grass family.

Rice is mainly used for food production, but also in the paper, textile and cosmetics industries. It is the main food source for more than half of the world's population and an important crop in many parts of Asia, Africa, and Latin America.

Rice is grown on moist soils and requires a lot of water during growth. It is grown on terraces to allow water to drain off the hills. There are different varieties of rice adapted to different climatic conditions, from humid tropics to dry steppes.

Rice comes in various forms, including long-grain, short-grain, wild and parboiled. It can be served as a side dish or main course and is suitable for a variety of dishes, from rice pans and soups to desserts and snacks.

Frequently asked questions

How is rice processed?

The processing of rice depends on the type of rice. Long grain rice is usually not polished and retains its husk, while short grain rice is often polished to give it a shiny white color. Wild rice is usually not polished and retains its husk. Parboiled rice undergoes a pre-cooking process before polishing to give it a better texture and longer shelf life.

What is the shelf life of rice?

Rice has a long shelf life if it is stored properly. It is best to store rice in an airtight container to protect it from moisture and pests. Rice should be stored in a cool, dry place and will usually keep for one to two years. It is also advisable to protect rice from direct sunlight and high temperatures, as these can shorten its shelf life.

What nutrients does rice contain and what are its health benefits?

Rice is a good source of carbohydrates and also contains small amounts of protein, vitamins and minerals. The nutrient content of rice depends on the type of rice and the degree of processing. In general, rice is an important source of energy and provides the body with the energy it needs for daily activities. It has a low energy density and can therefore contribute to weight control by increasing the feeling of satiety and curbing appetite. Rice also contains fiber, which can help lower blood cholesterol levels and thus improve heart health.

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