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Our article on the glycemic index of rice delves into the glycemic indices of different rice varieties, in case you’re interested.
100 grams of sticky rice contain 370.0 kcal (1548 kJ), 7.0 grams of proteins, 82.0 grams of carbohydrates, and 0.6 grams of fats.
Sticky rice, also known as glutinous or sweet rice, is a type of short-grain Asian rice that is high in amylopectin starch. This makes it stickier than regular white and brown rices when cooked. Sticky rice has been a staple food in many parts of Asia for centuries due to its easy storage and ability to provide sustained energy over long periods with little spoilage. Nutritionally speaking, sticky rice contains more carbohydrates than other types of grains but less protein and fat. It’s also rich in minerals such as manganese, phosphorus and magnesium which are essential for optimal health. In terms of pros, sticky rice digests slowly resulting in steady levels of glucose throughout the day which helps regulate blood sugar levels – something diabetics need to be mindful about if they’re consuming this on a daily basis! Additionally because it’s low glycemic index (GI), it can be beneficial for people who are trying to lose weight since eating foods lower GI will keep you feeling fuller longer without needing large amounts portion sizes at meal times. The main downside with sticky rice would have to be its lack variety nutritionally compared with other grains like quinoa or buckwheat; so including them into your diet regularly should not take place exclusively – mix up your grain sources where possible! Overall though stickyrice remains an excellent source carbohydrate providing sustained energy while being very tasty too – perfect accompaniment any dish!