Instant noodles or rice, which one makes you fat faster?

Instant noodles or rice, which one makes you fat faster?Instant noodles are often a substitute for rice which is considered not too filling, so it will not make fat. Though that thought is not necessarily true. Come find out, which type of food is more friendly to maintain weight, instant noodles or rice?

To answer this, let's compare the calories found in instant noodles and rice with the same weight. Serving 35-40 grams of instant noodles or one package, containing 190 to 200 calories. Meanwhile, white rice with the same weight only contains 46 calories.


Instant Noodles VS Rice

From the comparison above, the calorie content of instant noodles is almost five times more than rice. That is, instant noodles have a higher risk of causing the body to get fat faster than rice. Not to mention, usually instant noodles are served with eggs, sausages, corned beef or cheese, which certainly adds to the calorie content.

Then, there are more habits of the people, who mix instant noodles with rice, so that the calories consumed are multiplied. In fact, in one day consisting of three meals, the caloric needs of adult women are only around 1,800-2,000 and adult men are around 2,200-2,400.

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Not Good to Consume Excessively

In addition to high carbohydrate and fat content, instant noodles served with instant broth generally have high sodium or salt content. Excess sodium intake can harm the body, such as aggravating kidney work, high blood pressure, stroke, and heart problems.

Not only instant noodles but consuming white rice excessively can also trigger a number of diseases. According to research, Asian people who consume rice every day are more at risk of developing diabetes compared to Europeans who only consume rice less than 5 times per week.

Now known as the dinner plate guide to fulfilling balanced nutrition, which is easy to practice every day. Rice or other types of carbohydrates are only allowed to fill the dinner plate, ¼ again filled with protein. The remaining half of the dish is filled with vegetables and fruit.

Rice is indeed difficult to separate from the people in Indonesia. Especially for those of you who are at risk of developing diabetes, doctors recommend food products from whole grains in lieu of white rice.

Now, after reading the calorie content of each choice, now you know what to choose when feeling hungry?