Harvard Medical School warns that white rice can be harmful to one’s health as it could spike blood sugar levels.
White or brown rice: The Harvard Medical School study compared white rice to white sugar, stating that a single serving of it has “almost the same effect as eating pure table sugar.”
Rice, a staple in most Asian households, is the biggest food source of inorganic arsenic, the more toxic version of one of the world’s most toxic elements.
While arsenic is present only in small amounts in most food and drinks, prolonged exposure poses serious health risks.
Eating over three cups of white rice offers a greater risk of diabetes than eating less of it, a new study has found.
Extensive research: The long-term international study, conducted as a part of the large-scale Prospective Urban Rural Epidemiology (PURE) project and published in the Diabetes Journals, posited that the risk is most prominent for South Asians.
Chef Hiroo Nagahara is the owner of Bao Hiroo in the Arts District of Downtown LA. His spot is known for offering unique dishes that mesh the best of both his Japanese and Taiwanese heritage.
He earned his first Michelin Star at the age of 24 as the CDC (Com de Chef) of Restaurant Charlie in 2010, which prompted a flood of offers from investors interested in starting a restaurant with him. He declined them all and instead went to Japan and decided to stag (work as an unpaid kitchen intern) at Narisawa (2 Michelin Star) and Kagurazaka Ishikawa (3 Michelin Star) to expand his culinary knowledge. Most recently, he was Executive Chef at the acclaimed Nomica in San Francisco before starting Bao Hiroo in 2019.
A writer in India shared a hilariously horrific encounter his family experienced after his brother-in-law, referred to as BIL in a lengthy Twitter thread, accidentally ordered a truckload of rice.
Shiv Ramdas shared his hilarious experience last Thursday on Twitter, but the location was not revealed in the thread, according to Indian Express.
Uncle Roger reacts to a video by the 45-year-old British chef and restaurateur last February where he made his own version of egg fried rice.
A new rice cooker from Japan is reportedly able to reduce sugar content by up to 25%.
Released on Aug. 7, the aptly-named “Healthy Support Rice Cooker” advances the rice-cooking technology in Japan, where rice is a staple part of everyone’s diet.
Uncle Roger — a character created by Malaysian comedian Nigel Ng — has joined forces with Hersha Patel, also known online as the “egg fried rice lady,” in a YouTube collaboration.
What is the video about: The video, which premiered on the 29-year-old comedian’s channel on August 9, shows Uncle Roger giving Patel another chance to properly cook rice and egg fried rice, Huffington Post reported.
The spread of the coronavirus (COVID-2019) has led to some people stocking up on food and supplies, but one Facebook user claims more and more people are returning items they don’t need back to stores such as Costco.
While there is “NO global shortage of Jasmine rice from Thailand, NO shortage of faux Japanese rice like ‘Botan, Nishiki or Kokuho’ rice,” Facebook user Ebereto Chan claims a Costco Business Center in Hayward, California saw a line of people returning “10 x 50lbs bags of rice.”
A simple rice recipe featuring KFC Original Recipe chicken has apparently sent local Twitter users abuzz in Japan.
As we’ve covered before, KFC became a yuletide tradition for many Japanese mostly due to a brilliant promotional campaign during the 1974 holidays season. Japan’s special affinity with KFC remains evident today with the American fast-food chain raking in millions of dollars in revenue with its special “KFC Christmas dinners” each year.
A village in Muntinlupa, Philippines is trying to tackle the plastic problem by offering its villagers a kilogram (about 2 pounds) of rice in exchange for plastics.
Residents of Bayanan village can receive 1 kilogram (2.2 pounds) of rice when they exchange 2 kilograms (4.4 pounds) of plastic waste.
A toy company specializing in miniature collectible pieces in Japan has come up with a variety of adorable mini rice cooker cases.
Capsule toy maker Kitan Club has unveiled the rice cookers that are super tiny they can fit in the palm of your hand.