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CS Chua
07-10-2011, 12:55 PM
Which has lesser calories? A typical bowl of noodles compare to a bowl of either white rice or brown rice. Noodles will be wanton mee (1.5) or koey teow soup or curry mee. Anyone knows for sure?

mykern
07-10-2011, 01:21 PM
Which has lesser calories? A typical bowl of noodles compare to a bowl of either white rice or brown rice. Noodles will be wanton mee (1.5) or koey teow soup or curry mee. Anyone knows for sure?

I always feel more full after rice than with noodles .. but both lasts the same time!~

CS Chua
07-10-2011, 02:05 PM
I always feel more full after rice than with noodles .. but both lasts the same time!~
Rice got more calories so more full? Right?

cml
07-10-2011, 02:40 PM
I think a more accurage measurement would be the weight of both rice/noodles excluding the soup. By weight alone it should be about the same amount of calories but because a bow of mee contains either soup or if dry is not compact as rice so my guessimate would be to measure it sans the soup base .

cskok8
07-10-2011, 03:39 PM
A bowl of rice contains only rice. A bowl of noodles can have other food (with calories) including meat, OIL, "soy" sauce etc. Only way to be sure is to burn it and see how many calories it produces.

Naka
07-10-2011, 04:30 PM
I find rice heavier and therefore I can safely assume that it has more calories than noodles.

CS Chua
07-10-2011, 05:35 PM
OK, too many variables. What about chap fun with 2 meat and 1 veggie vs a wanton mee, or curry me.

tictactoe
07-10-2011, 05:58 PM
Shirataki noodles = 0 calories. Also 0 taste and 0 nutrients :o

CS Chua
07-10-2011, 07:03 PM
Shirataki noodles = 0 calories. Also 0 taste and 0 nutrients :o
And why are we eating that? :D

mykern
07-10-2011, 07:51 PM
OK, too many variables. What about chap fun with 2 meat and 1 veggie vs a wanton mee, or curry me.

Why 2 meat?? Your chap fan RM7.00 kah??
Wanton mee is with 2 meat and 1 veggie .... ie choy sam
Me take wanton mee anytime!~ Especially the soup option ...... deeeeellllliiiiiicious!~ :D
Kari mee...... sometimes when want some kick!~

vsat
07-10-2011, 08:51 PM
A colleague did not eat rice for 3 months and lost weight. A lot of weight I tell you. I just started to not eat rice for the past 3 days.

Rhiga
07-10-2011, 10:16 PM
A colleague did not eat rice for 3 months and lost weight. A lot of weight I tell you. I just started to not eat rice for the past 3 days.

kwai Loh seldom or never eat rice... they all seem overweight !!! :confused:

Don't believe, watch the reality show "biggest loser".. all are not rice eaters !!

Also saw on tv before.. the flood victims in Sri Lanka only ate plain rice, nothing else to eat but they are skinny...

So, still wanna continue not eating rice... :p

bslee
08-10-2011, 12:09 AM
So, still wanna continue not eating rice... :p

Rice turn to sugar internally, little or zero exercise = looking for trouble :rolleyes: Eat more leh!... lagi :eek:
Bill hosspeetal manyak mahal lorrrrr! :eek: :eek: that oso no guarantee got real cure... but death IS a guarantee...one day! :rolleyes:
Dun worry so much lah..we have Zing here to periodically feed us warnings about of eating this n that... :rolleyes: :rolleyes: so much so that I .....errrrrrrrrr :cool:

zinglicious
08-10-2011, 01:17 AM
But olde Mean Chef like to eat from Bak Good Teh with rice, lamb good teh or beef good teh with toasted bread - all highly gllycemic index if not burnt in time. :eek:

But with all those cooking, washing and mopping, all those indexes went down like Nasdaq or Dow Jones. :eek:

So that;s why you dont see a fat Zing - just tall, young and handsome as I use the rinse rice water as SK1 :cool:

Ok, sometimes the Chef can cook some stories, too. Afterall, you kenot trust what they post in the public forum or what they put in the swanky restaurant like KFC logo that reads - finger licking good. :D

BTW, it is always good to eat plain white steamed rice because cooks dont add MSG in the plain white rice. Otherwise, how to make money from you guys if you dun wan to order chicken or bull dishes :D

bslee
08-10-2011, 02:12 AM
Ok, sometimes the Chef can cook some stories, too. Afterall, you kenot trust what they post in the public forum or what they put in the swanky restaurant like KFC logo that reads - finger licking good. :D
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You mention K**, M*D, AAY & LUPLIEW or those FF chain!. I DON'T EAT THERE ALL BECAUSE OF PRICE, NO OTHER PERSONAL LOGICAL REASON! PERIOD! ;)
Me FINGERS DUNWAN TO dig into purse to PAY THEM!...(maybe 25 years ago I would when dinner plate was Rm4.75 and pretty dressed up waitress THAT take orders n SERVE YOU to THE TABLE, no SELF-SERVICE and paper cup CRAP! I get a table, not some bloomin bench table that resemble a factory QC electronics repair bench top, moreover now u queue up like for bus ticket at PULU LAYA) AND ME FINGERS I LICK MESELF! :rolleyes:

zinglicious
08-10-2011, 02:39 AM
Now even worse!! Some Kopitiams as well as some Ampang Young Tau Fool joints require you to write the order to get food!! Me no mandarin , got clueless especially when I order Young Tau Fool. Though that was all until my Chinese tea pot finished water. Ask for refill and was asked by Nepalese, Burmese, or Bamgladeshi which speak great two words Inglish - Self Service which was also written perfectly on the boiling water pot!!! :confused: :eek: :confused:
Luckily, they still havent implement that order in Mamak joint, for I also dun know Tamil or Hindi though can speak Tani Elek for no water oredi :D

bslee
08-10-2011, 03:08 AM
Now even worse!!

They can worse themselves to the longkang for all I care, I ain't eating in those places if I've to pay for crap place and value that I should get. So I DIY cookie at home. Recipes galore to be found and I've already formulated my own version of Chicken Kapitan already dua kali masak and earned praise. Going to cookie again tomolo...errrr TODAY!
I saved HUGE MONEY from NOT eating or buying from outside during the whole month of Ramadan (pechah record this year!), the savings can buy me some things that I passionately LURRV!...some very nice vinyl LP's and upgrade items for my hifi from EVILBAYYYY!

CS Chua
08-10-2011, 10:52 AM
Yes, rice has lots of starch and washing it thoroughly will reduce the starch. However another friend told me that they usually removed the water when it is boiling as those water contains lots of starch. Does anyone do that? Is there a good way to reduce starch drastically in rice?

CS Chua
08-10-2011, 10:57 AM
Something about starch in rice: "There are many different varieties of rice. They differ in amounts of nutrition and, more importantly, the type of starch. There are two types of starch in rice: amylose and amylopectin. Amylose is a long, straight starch molecule that does not gelatinize during cooking (think of making gelatin), so rice which contains more of this starch tends to cook fluffy, with separate grains. Long grain white rice has the most amylose and the least amylopectin, so it tends to be the fluffiest and least sticky. Amylose also hardens more when cool, joining tightly together and forming crystals that melt when the rice is reheated. Rice that is high in amylose has a lower Glycemic Index number.

Amylopectin is a highly branched molecule that makes the rice sticky when it's released from the grain during cooking. Medium grain rice has more amylopectin, making it a good candidate for risottos, salads and rice pudding, which are served cold. And short grain rice has even more amylopectin and little to no amylose, so it's used most often for Asian cooking, when you want grains to be sticky so they are easier to eat with chopsticks. Then there's glutinous rice, which is very sticky when cooked, with the highest amount of amylopectin and no amylose." http://busycooks.about.com/od/howtocook/a/ricescience.htm

So, basically go for rice with high amylose.

VeeJay
08-10-2011, 06:00 PM
Use this website to get your nutrition facts..

Rice:
http://nutritiondata.self.com/facts/cereal-grains-and-pasta/5712/2
Noodle:
http://nutritiondata.self.com/facts/cereal-grains-and-pasta/5774/2

To me its not about rice or noodle, its about overall quality (fat/carb/protein) of food your eat and the amount of exercise you do?; counts

bslee
08-10-2011, 06:14 PM
Live in place like Camerons lah, eat lots of cheaper and fresher vege + least polluted air, SURE LIVE LONGER THERE! (if u dunwan to live longer, me got nothing to say) Highly urbanized Klang valley for example is encouragement for TERRIBLY UNHEALTHY LIFESTYLE and DAMN POLLUTED!..dun even mention annual HAZE from u know where....and even or unless you exercise regularly and exercise strict diet control.......period! tok like this no end! Hospital bills oso kill you!

CS Chua
08-10-2011, 11:21 PM
Use this website to get your nutrition facts..

Rice:
http://nutritiondata.self.com/facts/cereal-grains-and-pasta/5712/2
Noodle:
http://nutritiondata.self.com/facts/cereal-grains-and-pasta/5774/2

To me its not about rice or noodle, its about overall quality (fat/carb/protein) of food your eat and the amount of exercise you do?; counts
Thanks, good websites. Looks like noodles have higher calories then.