Black Rice Nutrition
Black rice calories are not very high. One serving of black or forbidden rice contains only around 160 calories but offers a very high amount of flavonoid phytonutrients. It’s also a good source of important fiber, substantial mineral content and even a good source of plant-based protein. In addition, just the outside hull of the grain has one of the highest levels of anthocyanin antioxidants of any food.
How healthy is black rice? A 1/4 cup serving of steamed organic black rice contains approximately :
32 grams carbohydrates
4 grams protein
1.5 grams fat
2.3 grams fiber
0.7 milligram iron (4 percent DV)