Rice vs Bread: All Nutritional Differences

Where is more calories, protein, carbs - what is more healthy?

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Rice - calories, kcal, weight, nutrition
Bread - calories, kcal, weight, nutrition

Fact 1: There is Less Calories in White rice

At first glance, you can see that in white rice is much less calories than in bread.

White rice has 130 kcal per 100g and bread 266 kcal per 100g so it is pretty easy to calculate that the difference is about 105%.

In white rice and in bread most calories came from carbs.

See tables below to compare white rice with bread in details.

Fact 2: White rice And Bread Nutrition Difference

Bread vs White rice: Vitamins and Minerals Comparison

per 100gRiceBread
Calories130 266
Carbohydrates28.17 g49.42 g
Fat0.28 g3.33 g
Dietary fiber0.4 g2.7 g
Protein2.69 g8.85 g
Water68.44 g36.42 g
Calcium10 mg144 mg
Iron0.2 mg3.61 mg
Magnessium12 mg23 mg
Phosphorus3 mg0.2 mg
Potassium35 mg126 mg
Sodium1 mg490 mg
Zink3 mg0.2 mg
Vitaminium B1 (Thiamine)0.02 mg0.533 mg
Vitaminium B2 (riboflavin)0.013 mg0.243 mg
Vitaminium B3 (Niacin)0.4 mg4.78 mg
Vitaminium B60.093 mg0.087 mg
Vitaminium B9 (Folic acid)0.003 mg0.171 mg
Vitaminium E0.04 mg0.22 mg

Less protein in white rice

It is aslo easy to see see that in white rice is less protein than in bread.

There is 8.85g per 100g of bread and 2.69g per 100g of white rice so using simple math we can see that difference is about 229%.

Less carbohydrates in white rice

In white rice is less carbohydrates than in bread.

There is 49.42g/100g of carbohydrates in bread and 28.17g/100g in white rice so let me do the math for you again - difference is about 75%.

Less fat in white rice

In white rice is less fats than in bread.

The tables above show us that there is 3.33g/100g of fats in bread and 0.28g/100g in white rice. In this case difference is about 1089%.


  • Calories130
  • Carbohydrates28.17 g
  • Fat0.28 g
  • Dietary fiber0.4 g
  • Protein2.69 g
  • Water68.44 g
Rice calories per:
100g | ounce | handfull | tablespoon | cup | cup | half cup

Calories source

  • 89% CARBS.
  • 9% PROTEIN
  • 2% FAT


  • Calories266
  • Carbohydrates49.42 g
  • Fat3.33 g
  • Dietary fiber2.7 g
  • Protein8.85 g
  • Water36.42 g
Bread calories per:
100g | ounce | single piece | slice

Calories source

  • 75% CARBS
  • 13% PROTEIN
  • 11% FAT

Vitamins: bread vs white rice

Minerals: white rice vs bread

Marcin Piotrowicz
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Marcin Piotrowicz

calories-info.com creator
Healthy eating and living style promoter

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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