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Calories of One Bowl of Rice

by
author image Allan Robinson
Allan Robinson has written numerous articles for various health and fitness sites. Robinson also has 15 years of experience as a software engineer and has extensive accreditation in software engineering. He holds a bachelor's degree with majors in biology and mathematics.
Calories of One Bowl of Rice
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Rice is the grain from the rice plant, or Oryza sativa. It's a staple crop in many parts of the world, and has many varieties. The calories in rice come primarily from complex carbohydrates.

Calories

This nutritional information comes from 1 cup of cooked white rice, equal to a medium bowl. A bowl of rice contains 204 calories, according to Fatsecret. This provides about 10 percent of the daily value for calories, assuming a standard diet of 2,000 calories per day.

Carbohydrates, Protein and Fat

The calorie content in a bowl of rice consists of 187 calories from carbohydrates, 13 calories from protein and four calories from fat. The carbohydrate content in a bowl of rice is 44 g, which is about 15 percent of the daily value for carbohydrates. A bowl of rice also contains 4 g of protein, or about 8 percent of the daily value for protein. The fat content in a bowl of rice is 0.44 g, which is about 1 percent of the daily value for fat.

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Dietary Fiber

A bowl of rice contains 0.6 g of dietary fiber, which is about two calories. This represents about 2 percent of the daily value for dietary fiber.

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