Brown rice may contain more protein, fiber, and carbohydrates than white rice, but it also contains more fat.
According to the United States Department of Agriculture National Nutrient Database, 1 cup of cooked, enriched, long-grain white rice provides:
205 kilocalories (kcal)
4.25 grams (g) of protein
0.44 g of fat
44.51 g of carbohydrates
0.6 g of fiber
Alternatively, the U.S. Department of Agriculture National Nutrient Database lists that 1 cup of cooked, long-grain brown rice provides:
5.53 g of protein
1.96 g of fat
51.67 g of carbohydrates
3.2 g of fiber
See below for a table comparing the daily values of vitamins and minerals in 1 cup of cooked, long-grain white or brown rice, according to the U.S. Food & Drug Administration’s (FDA) food labeling guide.
|Vitamin/mineral||Percent daily value provided by white rice||Percent daily value provided by brown rice|