Rice (White): Calories and Nutrition Analyse

Rice (white): calories, protein, carbs and fat exact data

Also known as (other names): basmanti rice, paraboiled rice

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How many calories in rice?

100g of rice has about 130 calories (kcal).
Calories per: ounce | handfull | tablespoon | glass | cup

For instance, handful of rice (35 g) has about 46 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 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 need to bike at least 7 minutes, swim for about 5 minutes or run for 5 minutes.

Rice (white): calories and nutrition per 100g

Calories 130 kcal
Carbs 28.2 gram
Protein 2.7 gram
Fat 0.3 gram

Rice (white): calories and nutrition per ounce (oz)

Calories 36.9 kcal
Carbs 8 gram
Protein 0.8 gram
Fat 0.1 gram

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

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

As I wrote before 100g has 130 calories. It is also easy to count how many calories will be in ie. handfull, tablespoon, glass or cup of rice.

  • Handfull of rice (35g)46 kcal
  • Tablespoon of rice (14g)18 kcal
  • Glass full of rice (180g)234 kcal
  • Cup (100ml) of rice (90g)117 kcal
  • Ounce (oz) of rice37 kcal
  • 10g of rice13 kcal
  • 20g of rice26 kcal
  • 50g of rice65 kcal
  • 100g of rice130 kcal

Protein in rice

Rice has 2.69 g protein per 100g.
When you multiplay this value with weight of handful of rice (35 g) you can see that you will get about 0.9 g of protein.

Carbs in rice

Rice has 28.17 g carbohydrates per 100g.
In the same way as for protein we can calculate that handful of rice (35 g) has about 9.9 g of carbs.

Fat in rice

Rice has 0.28 g fat per 100g.
So it is easy to count that handful of rice (35 g) has about 0.1 g of fat.

rice - vitamins per 100g

  • Vitaminium B1 (Thiamine) 0.02 mg
  • Vitaminium B2 (riboflavin) 0.013 mg
  • Vitaminium B3 (Niacin) 0.4 mg
  • Vitaminium B6 0.093 mg
  • Vitaminium B9 (Folic acid) 0.003 mcg
  • Vitaminium E 0.04 mg

Energy content of rice

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

rice - minerals per 100g

  • Potassium 35 mg
  • Phosphorus 3 mg
  • Magnessium 12 mg
  • Calcium 10 mg
  • Sodium 1 mg
  • Iron 0.2 mg
  • Zink 3 mg

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

Very hight count of calories in rice puts this product at the top of hight calorific grain products. If you are on diet and you are looking for low-calorific grain products, rice seems to be a bad choice. It is easy to find something better among other grain products.

It is hard to find product with higher calories count in grain products. Similar energy amount have only such products as brown rice, tapioca or fluor.

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

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handful of rice (35 g) has:

46kcal For burning these calories you have to:
Bike 7 min. Bike
Horse ride 8 min. Horse ride
Play tennis 4 min. Tennis
Run 5 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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