Horchata de Arroz (Rice Drink) Recipe

Horchata de Arroz (Rice Drink) has a high-calorie, very high-carb, average-fat and average-protein content. It is a good source of Calcium, Iron, Thiamin, Niacin and Folate.

The food contains 71.8g of carbs. The carbohydrate profile of the the food reveals it is average in complex carbs and high in Simple carbs. Carbs are our primary source of energy but its source should be chosen with utmost care. Complex carbs are a more desirable addition to your diet, where as simple carbs should be consumed in moderation as it is very easily broken down, assimilated and absorbed in the body. Its high sugar content puts it in the bottom 20 percentile. This is a good thing for people watching their sugar intake. With 9.7 gms of protein, it is average in protein content, which is an important macronutrient that helps with tissue repair, provides energy and improves immunity.

Because of its average fat content, it could be suitable option, especially if you're watching your fat intake for health reasons.

It gives a good yield of Iron at 3.96 gms/ serving, and should be included in an Iron rich diet. Iron is essential to help carry oxygen from the lungs to the muscles and other organs, and is especially helpful for pregnant women. It has a low density of Sodium, thus making it suitable for a low-sodium diet. It is also average in Magnesium, an essential micronutrient that regulates functioning of muscles and nerves and heart beat.

Ideally consumed as a Beverage.

Our comprehensive nutrition ranking methodology, which inspects every nutrition element that this food is composed of, comes up with a nutrition ranking of 55, for Horchata de Arroz (Rice Drink), and we advise that this food in moderation.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein10%
 Calories from Fat17%
 Calories from Carbs73%

Why this is good for you

  • Very high in Niacin
  • Very high in Thiamin
  • Very high in Calcium
  • High in Iron
  • Low in Sodium
  • Very high in Folate

Why this is bad for you

  • High in Saturated Fat

Vitamin Analysis

Vitamin A200 IU4%
Vitamin C1.8 mg3%
Thiamin0.47 mg31%
Niacin6.4 mg32%
Vitamin B60.16 mg8%
Folate256 mcg64%

Mineral Analysis

Calcium340 mg34%
Iron4 mg22%
Magnesium52 mg13%
Potassium345 mg9.9%
Sodium109 mg4.5%

Carbohydrate Analysis

Total Carbohydrate71.8 g23.9%
Dietary Fiber0.8 g3.2%
Sugars34.7 g

Protein Analysis

Protein9.7 g19.4%

Fat Analysis

Total Fat7.5 g11.5%
Saturated Fat4.4 g22%

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Amount Per Serving

Calories 396 Calories from Fat 67

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 7.5 g 11.5%

Saturated Fat 4.4 g 22%

Trans Fat

Cholesterol 27 mg 9%

Sodium 109 mg 4.5%

Total Carbohydrates 71.8 g 23.9%

Dietary Fiber 0.8 g3.2%

Sugars 34.7 g

Protein 9.7 g 19.4%

Vitamin A 4% Vitamin C 3%

Calcium 34% Iron 22%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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