answersLogoWhite
Nutrition
Rice

Is eating uncooked rice bad for you?


Top Answer
User Avatar
Wiki User
2012-09-30 12:30:04
2012-09-30 12:30:04

Yes

Lectin, an anti-insecticide and several bacteria are found on uncooked rice and might cause food poisoning if eaten in large amounts. Cooking however enhances the absorption of the nutrients found in rice which otherwise would not be available because of the coating of rice grains.

Related Questions

User Avatar

There is no Jewish tradition of eating uncooked rice.

User Avatar

No, not in small quantities, but the dog will get more nutrition out of cooked rice. Whole grain rice is better than white rice.

User Avatar

no. eating uncooked rice will not cause cancer. although, because it is so hard, it can be rough on the teeth and even chip them.

User Avatar

yes but its a bad idea because they explode if they eat rice cooked or uncooked


Copyright © 2020 Multiply Media, LLC. All Rights Reserved. The material on this site can not be reproduced, distributed, transmitted, cached or otherwise used, except with prior written permission of Multiply.