Whether To Consume Rice Or not in Diabetes
As we all know that diabetes has become a common problem and in the meantime, there has been a misconception among people that the consumption of rice in diabetes is not right at all.
Many people in India say that they cannot live without rice even for a day. So in this article we are going to tell you how you should eat rice and how much you should eat and which rice should be consumed.
Friends, diabetes has become a rapidly spreading disease, whose number of patients is increasing in the country and the world. If we talk about India, then this disease is spreading so fast that the number of its patients has reached 5 crores.
According to the World Health Organization, by 2030, the number of diabetes patients in India will cross 80 million, in this world, a population of 230 million is living with chronic disease.
And in the coming 20 years, this number can increase to 350 million, so diabetic patients should take more care of their food and drink. Certain foods are prohibited for them, of which rice is also one and white rice is known for its high glycemic index, which increases the sugar level by eating it. It is also low in the amount of micronutrients fibre and polyphenols, so if a diabetic patient has eaten rice by mistake, then its consequences can prove to be very serious.
So let us tell which rice should be consumed by diabetic patients and in how much quantity. One cup of white rice contains 53 points 4 grams of carbohydrates. When a person with diabetes consumes carbohydrate-rich drinks or foods, it breaks down into glucose and then the level of blood sugar starts increasing in the body.
After 10 years of research, it has been revealed that people of South Asia who eat up to 630 grams of rice in a day increase the risk of diabetes manifolds.
Actually, polishing is done to make white rice shiny, many nutrients like vitamin B present in it are destroyed, if possible, you can also choose the option of brown rice.
Let us explain to you that brown rice has a low glycemic index which does not allow blood sugar to rise because it is polished. In addition, brown rice is high in fibre, minerals, vitamins and beneficial chemicals, after eating it, the level of blood sugar increases less than white rice. Apart from this, consumption of jasmine rice, basmati rice, wild rice can also be beneficial for diabetic patients. On the other hand, starch and GI are less in old rice, you can consume rice by washing this rice overnight and washing it in the morning and removing the starch, which proved to be very good for our health.
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