Did you know? White rice can cause constipation

Haitians love to eat rice boy! But now I know why by bowel movements come to a halt after I chow down on that bowl of rice. White rice can cause constipation.

American Rice in Haiti: Once upon a time Haiti was self-sufficient in producing rice
American Rice in Haiti: Once upon a time Haiti was self-sufficient in producing rice

Read this from MedicineNet:

White rice can lead to constipation because the husk, bran, and germ have been removed. That's where all the fiber and nutrients are!

Read: 15 Foods That Cause Constipation

You should eat brown rice instead but most of the rice imported into Haiti that the majority of Haitians are consuming is white rice.

What about "diri peyi," Is that considered white rice or brown rice?

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