Brown Rice: Calories and Nutrition Analyse

Brown rice: calories, protein, carbs and fat exact data

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How many calories in brown rice?

100g of brown rice has about 123 calories (kcal).
Calories per: ounce | handfull | tablespoon | glass | cup

To illustrate, handful of brown rice (35 g) has about 43 calories.

It is about 2% of daily calories intake for adult person with medium weight and medium activity (for calculation we assumed 2400 kcal daily intake).

To visualize how much it actualy is, take in mind that calories amount from handful brown rice is similar to calories amount from ie.:

  • 0.5 apple
  • 0.5 glass of Coca Cola (220 ml glass)
  • 2 cubes of sugar

To burn this calories you have to bike at least 6 minutes, swim for about 5 minutes or run for 4 minutes.

Brown rice: calories and nutrition per 100g

Calories 123 kcal
Carbs 25.6 gram
Protein 2.7 gram
Fat 1 gram

Brown rice: calories and nutrition per ounce (oz)

Calories 34.9 kcal
Carbs 7.3 gram
Protein 0.8 gram
Fat 0.3 gram

Check compares of brown rice with other products from grain products category:

How many calories in handfull, tablespoon, glass or cup of brown rice?

As I wrote before 100g has 123 calories. It is also easy to count how many calories will be in ie. handfull, tablespoon, glass or cup of brown rice.

  • Handfull of brown rice (35g)43 kcal
  • Tablespoon of brown rice (15g)18 kcal
  • Glass full of brown rice (195g)240 kcal
  • Cup (100ml) of brown rice (90g)111 kcal
  • Ounce (oz) of brown rice35 kcal
  • 10g of brown rice12 kcal
  • 20g of brown rice25 kcal
  • 50g of brown rice62 kcal
  • 100g of brown rice123 kcal

Protein in brown rice

Brown rice has 2.74 g protein per 100g.
When you multiplay this value with weight of handful of brown rice (35 g) you can see that you will get about 1 g of protein.

Carbs in brown rice

Brown rice has 25.58 g carbohydrates per 100g.
In the same way as for protein we can calculate that handful of brown rice (35 g) has about 9 g of carbs.

Fat in brown rice

Brown rice has 0.97 g fat per 100g.
So it is easy to count that handful of brown rice (35 g) has about 0.3 g of fat.

brown rice - vitamins per 100g

  • Vitaminium B1 (Thiamine) 0.178 mg
  • Vitaminium B2 (riboflavin) 0.069 mg
  • Vitaminium B3 (Niacin) 2.561 mg
  • Vitaminium B6 0.123 mg
  • Vitaminium B9 (Folic acid) 0.009 mcg
  • Vitaminium E 0.17 mg

Energy content of brown rice

  • 84% CARBS
  • 9% PROTEIN
  • 7% FAT

brown rice - minerals per 100g

  • Potassium 86 mg
  • Phosphorus 0.2 mg
  • Magnessium 39 mg
  • Calcium 3 mg
  • Sodium 4 mg
  • Iron 0.56 mg
  • Zink 0.2 mg

Does brown rice make you fat and how it affect your weight?

Count of calories in brown rice is one of the highest from all products in grain products category. If you are on diet and you are looking for low-calorific grain products, brown rice seems to be a bad choice. It is easy to find something better among other grain products.

It is really much as for grain products. Similar energy amount have only such products as tapioca, fluor or arrowroot flour.

You should consider that not only calories are important when you are on a diet. If brown rice contains nutrition you need than maybe you should add it to your daily menu anyway?

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handful of brown rice (35 g) has:

43kcal For burning these calories you have to:
Bike 6 min. Bike
Horse ride 8 min. Horse ride
Play tennis 4 min. Tennis
Run 4 min. Run
Swim 5 min. Swim
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All information about nutrition on this website was created with help of information from the official United States Department of Agriculture database.

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