Calories of One Bowl of Rice

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.


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.

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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