Originally Posted by GotGarlic
If you read the article, you'd have the answers to those questions. The scientists are a graduate student in Sri Lanka and his mentor, a professor. The article describes their experiment and the theory behind it. Cooking the rice with oil and then chilling it turns some of the digestible starch into indigestible starch; since it can't be digested, it, and its calories, aren't absorbed by the body. It makes sense to me.
I did read the article. And one third world graduate student and one professor do not a summer make (to misquote an old saying).
Amongst all the twaddle masquerading as "fact" about this on the internet I can find no serious and extensive research that confirms this. If you
can, please direct me there.
Or perhaps the moon really is
made of green cheese!