As a whole, brown rice is considered an extremely healthy food and is not considered to be fattening. A 1-cup serving of brown rice has 216 calories, but only 15 from fat. More »

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According to the U.S. National Library of Medicine, all rice can be fattening when too much is consumed at one time. A person who is on a diet or trying to maintain a healthy weight must eat rice in moderation because ri... More »

The World's Healthiest Foods rates brown rice as an excellent source of manganese, selenium and other nutrients, considering it significantly healthier than its counterpart white rice. In brown rice, only the hull is rem... More »

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The difference between brown rice and white rice is that brown rice retains its natural components of bran, fiber and germ, while these components have been milled away in white rice. Bran, fiber and germ contain many of... More »

Brown rice is considered one of the world's healthiest foods. It contains high concentrations of fiber and many essential vitamins and nutrients. It also has a very low glycemic index and can keep a person's blood sugar ... More »

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Microwaving whole grain brown rice takes between 1 and 25 minutes. The length of time required to microwave whole grain brown rice depends on the wattage of the microwave, the amount of rice, the type of brown rice and t... More »

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The shelf life of uncooked brown rice is between 6 to 8 months, which is significantly shorter than the shelf life of white rice that can range between 4 to 5 years, and up to 30 days with oxygen-free white rice. When co... More »