Nutrition Chart Print E-mail
The nutritional values of long, medium, and short grain rice are essentially the same within each variety or classification (i.e., brown or white). Here is a comparison chart of brown rice, unenriched white rice, and parboiled rice:
Brown White (Unenriched) Parboiled (Unenriched)
Nutrient Unit ¼ cup raw
(46.25 grams)
¼ cup raw
(46.25 grams)
¼ cup raw
(46.25 grams)
Proximates (Macronutrients)
Calories kcal 171 169 172
Protein g 3.64 3.30 3.14
Total Fat g 1.35 0.31 0.26
Carbohydrate g 35.72 36.98 37.80
Fiber g 1.62 0.60 0.79
Minerals
Calcium, Ca mg 10.64 12.95 27.75
Iron, Fe mg 0.68 0.37 0.69
Magnesium, Mg mg 66.14 11.56 14.34
Phosphorus, P mg 154.01 53.19 62.90
Potassium, K mg 103.14 53.19 55.50
Sodium, Na mg 3.24 2.31 2.31
Zinc, Zn mg 0.93 0.50 0.44
Copper, Cu mg 0.13 0.10 0.09
Manganese, Mn mg 1.73 0.50 0.39
Selenium, Se mg 10.82 6.98 10.64
Vitamins
Vitamin C mg 0.00 0.00 0.00
Thiamin mg 0.19 0.03 0.05
Riboflavin mg 0.04 0.02 0.03
Niacin mg 2.35 0.74 1.68
Pantothenic Acid mg 0.69 0.47 0.52
Vitamin B-6 mg 0.24 0.08 0.16
Folate mcg 9.25 3.70 7.86
Vitamin B-12 mcg 0.00 0.00 0.00
Vitamin A, IU IU 0.00 0.00 0.00
Vitamin A, RE mcg 0.00 0.00 0.00
Vitamin E IU 0.33 0.06 0.07

The information in this table was taken from the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, 2002. USDA Nutrient Database for Standard Reference, Release 15 (August, 2002).