How come everyone eats brown rice? I've eaten wild rice out of habit for years, and considered switching to brown rice, but wild rice seems to have it beaten in terms of macros, with twice the protein and twice the fiber. Is the micronutrient content superior in some way?
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03-15-2012, 04:48 PM #1
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03-15-2012, 05:27 PM #2
You answered your own question. Wild rice is better.
People tend to stick with what the hear most about. Like quina and wild rice are far better than brown.
And ezekial bread is far better than whole wheat bread
Regardless. All are very healthy. Just some a tad bit more than others.
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It stems from the pre-conceived notion that brown rice is superior to all other rice. In reality it is no better or worse then others, plus it taste terrible. If you enjoy wild rice then by all means keep eating it, no reason to switch based on nutrition.“You never won’t know what you can’t achieve until you don’t achieve it.”
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Differences between various forms of rice are there, but you are way, way more likely to have 10x bigger issues somewhere else in your nutrition or training if you think it makes the darndest bit of difference.
As it stands I'm not too familiar with Wild rice, but it does appear based on evidence that simple White rice is superior to Brown rice if we get down to the nitty gritty, but I don't think it will reach practically relevant numbers.www.MayfieldFitness.net
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03-15-2012, 07:24 PM #8
Hate brown rice, have eaten white rice for years, has worked great.
Brown rice is chewy and had an undesirable texture to it. Basmati is my favorite.Supplement reviews, supplement stack recommendations, mass building meals, and other advice on my youtube channel.
03-15-2012, 07:44 PM #9
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I've tried Wild Rice and (personal perference) it tastes horrible. They look like dead bugs smashed together. However, in terms of nutrients, they are jam packed with nutrients! 15g of protein per serving is insane!
Personally, I prefer brown rice!
Wild rice is $7.88/lb and Brown rice is $1.88/lb (for reference) at my local grocery store (Winco Foods)
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