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r0dxx
05-27-2008, 04:25 PM
I'm new to the whole brown rice world...usually use oats/ezekial bread/sweet potatoe/veggies as my main sources of carbs. Anyways, Whole Foods sells "Cooked" brown rice for pretty cheap in plastic containers, so lately I've been trying it.

Most things I read are pretty close to this:

Rice, brown (long-grain, cooked), 1 cup (195g)
Calories: 216
Protein: 5g
Carbohydrate: 44.7g
Total Fat: 1.75g
Fiber: 3.5g

My question is, how much does 1 cup of your rice weight? Is 200g a good estimate for all cooked brown rice? All I ever use is a scale, so I don't have any measuring cups.

I put 150g in a bowl (3/4 cup) and nuked it, and it came out great. Seemed like a BIG BOWL of rice. I loved it. I just wasn't sure if my numbers we're off or something. It seemed like a nice portion of rice, and I didn't even have a full cup. I just didnt expect it to be a nice bowl full for only 33g carbs or so.

DTrulez616
05-28-2008, 08:33 AM
I dont know. Uncles Bens Brown Rice is 1/4c uncooked while Success Brown Rice is 1/2c uncooked.

Bioteknik
05-28-2008, 10:10 AM
I'm new to the whole brown rice world...usually use oats/ezekial bread/sweet potatoe/veggies as my main sources of carbs. Anyways, Whole Foods sells "Cooked" brown rice for pretty cheap in plastic containers, so lately I've been trying it.

Most things I read are pretty close to this:

Rice, brown (long-grain, cooked), 1 cup (195g)
Calories: 216
Protein: 5g
Carbohydrate: 44.7g
Total Fat: 1.75g
Fiber: 3.5g

My question is, how much does 1 cup of your rice weight? Is 200g a good estimate for all cooked brown rice? All I ever use is a scale, so I don't have any measuring cups.

I put 150g in a bowl (3/4 cup) and nuked it, and it came out great. Seemed like a BIG BOWL of rice. I loved it. I just wasn't sure if my numbers we're off or something. It seemed like a nice portion of rice, and I didn't even have a full cup. I just didnt expect it to be a nice bowl full for only 33g carbs or so.


1 cup of rice will look like a large portion, do you have a small coffee mug, or small drinking glass? Those are typically ~1 cup