Rice Cakes – Yes or No?
Do you eat rice cakes?
Why? They taste like packing peanuts, and have no nutritional value.
Quaker Caramel Corn Rice Cakes
- Whole Grain Brown Rice, Corn, Sugar, Fructose, Maltodextrin, Natural Flavors, Caramel Color, Salt, Soy Lecithin.
- 11 grams carbohydrate
- Looks like this product contains
- Four Genetically Modified Ingredients (corn, sugar, fructose, maltodextrin),
- One ingredient that is possibly MSG (Natural Flavors),
- One ingredient that is considered a carcinogen (Caramel color), and
- Refined salt
You say, “But mine are plain, organic brown rice!”
Plain Organic Brown Rice Cake, Lundberg
Ingredients – Whole Grain Brown Rice, Sea Salt.
1 Cake is 14 grams of carbohydrate
Sounds like it may be good, but is it?
(Hint: Does this rice cake look like a grain of rice to you?)
Puffed Rice is highly processed using high pressure and steam.
The heat-sensitive nutrients in the grain are destroyed and the protein molecules are altered.
There is nothing healthy about a rice cake. Empty. You will be hungry.
It is not a good vehicle for delivering nut butter. Try apple slices and nut butter instead.
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