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2016-05-06T21:05:21+05:30

This week we Learnt About low-cal rice

Research by an undergraduate student at Sri Lanka’s College of Chemical Sciences and his mentor has established that adding a teaspoon of coconut oil in water while cooking rice and refrigerating it for 12 hours before eating can considerably reduce its calorie intake by anywhere between 50-60 per cent as per initial test results. In what could be a boon for diabetic people and weight watchers, the researcher during presentation of his preliminary results at the National Meeting & Exposition of the American Chemical Society (ACS) last month said similar study on other starchy foods like potato is proposed.

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