Is Sella Rice Good for Weight Loss? (Expert Answer)

Short Answer: Sella rice is good for obesity. Because it has fiber and resistant starch, and they can help you control your appetite, blood sugar, and fat metabolism.

Obesity is a condition that affects your body weight and fat distribution.

In obesity, your body stores excess fat, especially around your waist and organs.

This can lead to various health problems, such as diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure, and some cancers.

One of the key factors in managing obesity is diet.

What you consume can affect your calorie intake, which can impact your weight and health.

To effectively manage obesity, you should consume protein-rich foods like lean meat, eggs, and beans, and avoid sugar-rich foods like soda, candy, and pastries.

Now, sella rice is a type of brown rice that is native to India.

It is also known as parboiled rice, and it is commonly used in Indian cuisine.

People usually cook sella rice in boiling water and eat it as a staple food or a side dish.

Sella rice is good for obesity because it contains fiber and resistant starch.

Fiber can help you feel full and reduce your appetite, while resistant starch can lower your blood sugar and insulin levels.

One cup of cooked sella rice can give you about 4 grams of fiber (16% of your daily needs) and 3 grams of resistant starch (12% of your daily needs).

Fiber can positively affect obesity by slowing down your digestion and absorption of nutrients, which can prevent overeating and weight gain.

Resistant starch can positively affect obesity by increasing your fat burning and reducing your fat storage, which can improve your body composition and metabolism.

Furthermore, sella rice is a whole grain and whole grains are good for obesity.

Because, whole grains contain more nutrients and phytochemicals than refined grains, which can modulate your hormones and inflammation, and protect your cells from oxidative stress.

You can eat one to two cups of sella rice per day safely.

More than that can cause bloating, gas, and digestive discomfort.

You shouldn’t eat sella rice if you have celiac disease or gluten intolerance to prevent allergic reactions.

Because sella rice contains gluten, a protein that can trigger an immune response in some people.

You can buy fresh sella rice in your local market or can order it from online.

Always choose organic and unpolished sella rice.

Because organic sella rice is free of pesticides and chemicals, and unpolished sella rice retains more of its bran and germ, which are the most nutritious parts of the grain.

You can store sella rice in an airtight container in a cool and dry place for up to six months.

Finally, remember, maintaining a healthy lifestyle, including a balanced diet, regular exercise, stress management and essential medical care is key to managing obesity effectively.

I always recommend my obesity patients to follow an obesity-friendly diet to improve their overall well-being, and enjoy a longer and healthier life.

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About the Author

Abdur Rahman Choudhury

Abdur Rahman Choudhury is a nutritionist in West Bengal, India, with a Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in Biochemistry.

He has done his diploma in nutrition from Fabulous Body Inc (US), and completed various certification courses from several universities. He also has considerable research experience in PCOS.

Abdur currently lives in India and keeps fit by weight training and eating mainly home-cooked meals.

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