White rice is more prevalent because most people prefer it. White rice is lighter, doesn’t require as much chewing and it actually taste better.
However, white rice may negatively affect you if consumed regularly.
Here are 3 side effects of regularly consuming white rice:
1. Increases diabetes risk
Research has shown that white rice have a very high Glycemic Index (GI) of 64, causing it to turn into blood sugar more rapidly than brown rice and because of this, it might induce fast ruse in blood sugar increasing one’s rusk of getting diabetes.
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2. Causes weight gain
White rice had often been linked to unwanted weight gain. Since it is a refined grain, it has been stripped if its bran, thereby not good enough for people trying to lose weight.
3. Elevated metabolic syndrome risk
According to a study, people who consume higher amounts of white rice on a regular basis have a higher chance of developing metabolic syndrome, and metabolic syndrome refers to a group of risk factors that can increase your risk of developing health problems like heart disease, type 2 diabetes and stroke.
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