By Megan Ware RDN LD, Medical News Today
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|