Is rice healthy? What’s the deal with white vs brown?

I get asked about rice a lot. Is rice healthy? Is rice gluten free? Should I eat brown rice?

Clients tell me they make good choices and choose brown rice with meals. Some of you may have heard that all grains are bad, some of you may have heard that brown rice is better. It’s all very confusing. Let’s me try to clear this up…

The longer I am in the fitness and health industry the more my answer become: “It depends on on10” –  and this is one of those times where I’ll use that answer.

Here are ten tips on the deal with rice. I’ll try to sum this us as best I can without getting to “science-y”:

1) We as human beings have not yet evolved to tolerate grain completely. In our evolutionary history they are a relatively new addition to the diet, and since the agricultural revolution when grain became a staple of our diet we have seen a decline in health. If you want to argue this fine – I’ll help people who really want help instead – but watch this first if you need convincing.

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