How many cups of rice should I eat?
In general, you can eat 1 to 3 cups of rice a day.
Is 1 cup of rice enough?
Measure one cup of long grain white rice into a cup and level it off. One cup of dry rice will make enough cooked rice for two to three adult servings. (Or two adults and two small children.)
Is eating 2 cups of rice too much?
As with most things in life, balance and moderation are key. Make it a point to pair rice with exceptionally nutritious, healthy foods. Be sure to limit your portion to one cup of rice per meal. It should only make up about a third or quarter of your meal.
How much rice should you have in a meal?
Simply speaking, rice doubles in size when cooked. So, one cup of uncooked rice becomes two cups of cooked rice after it is boiled. Most cooks and nutritionists agree that one person needs one cup of cooked rice per serving, especially if the rice is the sole source of carbohydrates in the meal.
How much rice is in a serving?
Most people would consider 1 serving of rice to be about 1 cup of cooked rice. This would be equal to 8.3 ounces of cooked rice. A serving of rice as a side dish will be about 4.2 ounces or 1/2 cup of cooked rice. The amount of dry rice that makes a serving can vary by type.
How much rice do I serve per person?
How much rice per person? We recommend allowing 50-75g of uncooked rice per serving. This equates to 50-75ml per person if using a measuring jug which is often quicker than weighing it.