Overcoming The Habit Of Eating Raw Rice?
Morning ,, I want to ask, my hobby is eating raw rice once a day, it can be up to 6 grasps of raw rice, and I only eat rice every 2 days, even then only 4 tablespoons of my stomach feels full ,, My chapter is also sometimes hard to come out what is the solution to reduce my unhealthy diet
Hello, thank you for your question.
Eating raw rice in large quantities or frequently, can be bad for health. Here are some health conditions associated with eating raw rice:
There is a risk of containing Bacillus cereus bacteria. Bacteria are found in various types of food. In raw rice, this bacterial strain produces a toxin that triggers nausea and vomiting within 24 hours of ingestion.
Contains lectins, which are proteins that act as natural insecticides on carbohydrates. This protein can cause nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea when eaten in large quantities.
Raw rice is difficult to digest because it contains a cellulose layer on the outside of the rice.
Eating raw rice can be a symptom of pica. Pica is a disorder or disease in the form of the desire to eat non-food items such as hair, dye, sand, salt, or flour.
Because of these risks eating raw rice is discouraged. For that you should stop your habit of eating raw rice. You can also consult directly with a doctor for an examination. Pica can be associated with certain nutritional deficiencies and psychological problems. This of course requires treatment by a doctor.
At home you can provide rice instead of raw rice. You can buy rice outside for a while. Every now and then you can replace the carbohydrate source with potatoes instead of rice. Also increase the intake of foods that contain fiber such as fruits and vegetables.
That's the information I can provide, hopefully it's useful.