Did You Know You Can Lose Weight Eating Dessert?

Besides being delicious, this dessert has many properties; yes, sweet rice has vitamins, proteins and calcium, and you can eat it hot or cold and is perfect for those who practice sports. As if that were not enough, latest researches suggest that it helps us lose weight. It’s too good to be true, and when you finish reading this you will know more about the benefits of sweet rice, and for sure, you’ll never look at it as something that makes you fat.

Here we will focus on the nutritional properties of this dessert. It has been confirmed that it is ideal for those who practice some kind of sports. If consumed after training, sweet rice can be an excellent muscle recovery. The benefits of this beverage were demonstrated, taking into account its three main ingredients, which are, cinammon, milk and of course the main one, rice. The strange thing about rice is that there are many myths about it, which claim that it makes you fat.

Cinnamon: This spice gives a special flavor to the sweet rice and has many nutritional properties. All athletes should include it in their diet. It is anti-inflammatory, reduces blood pressure, has anti flu symptoms, improves blood cholesterol levels, diabetes, has antioxidant effects and helps with digestion.Milk: If you are intolerant to cow milk, then you can try almond, rice or coconut milk. In case of using cow’s milk it should be skimmed so that the intake of fat will not be significant. 

Properties of rice:

Rice:This can be white or brown. The first is digested more quickly as it contains less fiber, but the second is more healthy. In any case, it is a great source of carbohydrates and feeds the glycogen reserves that are exhausted  in the muscles after exercise. Moreover, it is recommended for those who have very strenuous activities during the day, because it provides more vitality than a fruit or juice. Once it’s prepared you can leave it up to 3 days in the refrigerator.
All you have to do is pour 1 litter of milk in a saucepan with a stick of cinnamon and lemon peel; then, heat until boiling. Then add 200 g of rice and lower the heat to medium. Stir occasionally to avoid blistering, using a wooden spoon. After 20 minutes, remove the cinnamon and serve in cups or individual bowls. Sprinkle with cinnamon and enjoy.
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