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Reduce Your Intake Of White Rice If You Have Any Of These 3 Medical Conditions

Rice is one of the most loved and consumed foods, especially in this part of the world. Developed countries and developing countries all manufacture and consume rice. Research has shown that the most common food crops are rice, wheat, and corn. 

There are several kinds of rice and one of them is rice. White rice is milled rice that has had its husk, bran, and germ removed. This modifies the flavour, texture and appearance of the rice and helps stave off spoilage, lengthen its storage life, and makes it simpler to digest.

Despite the high glycemic index of rice, it encompasses some percentages of fibre, protein, vitamin B, iron and manganese pivoting on the strain of it. This implies it can play a critical role against malnutrition. White rice should be best consumed in moderation due to its relative low amounts of fibre and nutrients. So many people consume excess rice and this has affected them in diverse ways.

Certain medical conditions can get worse when you consume rice. Some of them include; 

1. Heart disease

This is one of the medical conditions rice can worsen. Studies have shown that a diet loaded with refined grains such as rice can cause belly fat, which is linked to heart disease. Too much intake of rice can also trigger coronary artery disease hence all those suffering from heart disease should avoid it. 

Source;

https://www.health.harvard.edu/healthbeat/avoid-these-foods-for-a-healthier-heart

2. Diabetes

Consumption of rice is not healthy for diabetics and can worsen the whole situation. White rice ranks high on the glycemic index, which implies it can cause an unexpected spike in blood sugar levels. All diabetic patients should limit their intake of white rice. 

Source;

https://www.webmd.com/diabetes/news/20120315/white-rice-linked-to-diabetes-risk#:~:text=The study found that the,per day of white rice.

3. Constipation

Constipation is when a person passes less than three bowel movements a week or has difficult bowel movements. White rice can lead to constipation because the husk, bran, and germ have been removed. That's where all the fibre and nutrients are present. Those suffering from this medical condition should desist from rice intake. 

Source;

https://www.medicinenet.com/top_foods_that_cause_constipation/article.htm#:~:text=White rice can cause constipation,the fiber and nutrients are!

Everyone should adhere to the tips of this article.

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