How Many Calories Are in a Cup of Cooked Rice?


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There are 205 calories in 1 cup of cooked white long-grain rice. Long-grain white rice has fewer calories per cup than medium-grain and short-grain white rice, which each contain 242 calories.

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How Many Calories Are in a Cup of Cooked Rice?
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One cup of cooked brown rice that is either medium grain or long grain contains about 218 calories. Wild rice, which is actually a type of seed harvested from semi-aquatic grass, contains the smallest amount of calories for rice. One cup of cooked wild rice contains just 166 calories.

A reliable list of calorie and nutrient information for thousands of foods can be found in the USDA National Nutrient Database system. It is searchable by food, food group and manufacturer.

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