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Low-Carb… Carbs? How to Hack Your Rice With Coconut Oil

Turning brown rice into white rice removes phytate – an anti-nutrient that stops us from absorbing minerals – and leaves both a clean source of starch and an excellent base for several easy meals.  It also reduces arsenic – brown rice was found to have up to 80 times more arsenic than white rice. White rice is the perfect vehicle for all kinds of tasty things: bacon, grass-fed butter, veggies…the list goes on. Your body converts white rice to glucose quickly, which is why too much of it, like too much of any carbohydrate, can trigger insulin resistance, fatigue, weight gain, and a host of other issues.

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