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Real Carbs Rice Complex Carbohydrates (intl)

Rich Piana 5% Nutrition Real Carbs is a Complex Carbohydrate Powder using high quality low glycemic whole food-based sources of carbohydrates designed to help you meet your real food meal requirements.


As great as an arsenal of quality supplements can be, there’s nothing like real whole food meals. In fact, Rich Piana believed that you should be eating several high-quality whole food meals a day if you want to make maximum progress. 

However, we understand that the idea of prepping 3-4 meals a day doesn’t always work for a lot of people. Many people lead very active lifestyles and just don’t have enough time to prep or eat enough quality real food meals. Real Carbs Rice is an innovative whole food based product designed to help you get the nutrition you need to grow, easily and quickly.

Real Carbs Rice is delicious chocolate flavored real food carbohydrate powder that consists of Rice from RiBan® 300 Rice Bran, Tapioca Maltodextrin from TapiOK® and real Oats. This combination is primarily low glycemic and provides 22 grams of carbs per serving with 7 grams of fiber and 2 grams of sugar. Real Carbs Rice can be used several times per day and as a pre/post-workout meal especially if you combine it with our Egg White Crystals to create a complete premium quality meal.

Total Carbohydrates – 22 Grams per serving from:

RiBran® 300 Rice Bran – Rice is a cornerstone carbohydrate source for many bodybuilders and athletes. Usually, it’ll be brown rice because this type of rice is nutritionally complete and is low glycemic carb.(1)

The Glycemic Index is a value assigned to foods based on how slowly or how quickly those foods cause increases in blood glucose levels. Glucose is given a baseline value of 100 so as the number gets lower the slower a carbohydrate food digests. Real Carbs Rice uses RiBran 300, which is derived from the highly nutritious outer bran layers and germ of brown rice. Additionally, RiBran 300 Rice Bran adds the additional health benefits of fiber to the Real Carbs Rice formula.

TapiOK® Tapioca Maltodextrin - TapiOK® is a form of maltodextrin from 100% pure tapioca starch. It’s hypoallergenic, non-GMO, and certified kosher.(2) This natural form of maltodextrin is also a low glycemic carb that also adds a little sweetness to the delicious Cocoa Heaven flavor.

This version is different from the typical maltodextrin that’s derived from corn primarily because it’s not as heavily processed and supplies a more “natural” form of maltodextrin that meets the whole food requirements that were set by Rich Piana himself. 

Oats – This is regular rolled oats which are another mainstay in the diets of many bodybuilders and athletes. Oats are a low glycemic carbohydrate that is also high in important minerals and fiber. The combination of these three carbohydrate sources creates an outstanding real food Carbohydrate Powder that sets a new standard in the industry.

The Cocoa Heaven Flavoring – There’s a reason why this is cocoa flavored. It’s no secret Rich loved Cocoa Krispy type cereals and the team at 5% wanted to create a carb product that could rival that delicious flavor. Word on the street is that we definitely succeeded! So if you’re a fan of Cocoa Krispy Cereal, one sip of Real Carbs Rice Cocoa Heaven and you’ll think you’re eating a bowl right now! 

RiBran 300® Rice Bran – This product uses the outer bran and germ layer of brown rice and is a good source of protein, essential fatty acids, B-Vitamins, Vitamin-E, natural sugars, carbohydrates, and dietary fiber. 

TapiOK® Tapioca Maltodextrin – This product is a type of organic maltodextrin derived from tapioca by a natural enzymatic process and is considered a superior form of maltodextrin over more synthetic versions.

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  • Tastes Great

    Great Rice Cocoa Heaven flavor

  • Real, Whole Food

    All-natural real food ingredients. Oatmeal, Yams, and Sweet Potatoes

  • Slow Burning Carbs

    Made from low-glycemic carbohydrates

  • Convenient

    On-the-go carb replacement product. Stay Anabolic 24/7

supplement facts

  • Rice Cocoa Heaven
serving size - 1 scoop: 37 g servings per container: 60 calories: 120
per serve % daily serve
Total Fat 5 g 6%
Saturated Fat 1 g 5%
Trans Fat 0 g -
Cholesterol 0 g 0%
Sodium 105 mg 5%
Potassium 425 mg 9%
Total Carbohydrate 22 g 8%
Dietary Fibers 7 g 25%
Sugars 2 g -
Protein 4 g 8%
Vitamin B3 (as niacin) - 70%
Iron - 10%
Magnesium - 40%
Sodium - 5%
Potassium - 10%
Other Ingredients: RiceBran (RiBran 300), Tapioca Maltodextrin (TapiOK®), Rolled Oats, Cocoa Powder, Natural Flavors, Gum Blend (Cellulose Gum, Xantham Gum, Carrageenan), Sodium Chloride, Sucralose.


Frequently Asked Questions

  • Why is Real Carbs Rice the best carb formula on the market?

    Real Carbs Rice is unlike any other carb powder on the market because it’s meant to provide carbs from whole food sources. Real Carbs Rice uses premium quality, low glycemic sources of rice, tapioca maltodextrin and oats all wrapped up in a stunning Cocoa Heaven flavor. It’s like eating real food!

  • What’s the optimal training style for people taking this product?

    While Real Carbs Rice will work with any resistance-based exercise or endurance-based training style, it’s ideal for intense resistance workouts using a medium to high volume and 70-85% 1RM for reps in the 8-12 range that include the use of beyond failure techniques.

  • How does this compare to the competition?

    Dare to compare Real Carbs Rice to the competition and you will discover that there is no competition. Most carb powders are little more than dextrose or corn-derived maltodextrin that do not come close to meeting the real food standards set by Rich Piana. If you want a whole food carb source that can be used in place of a meal as well as part of your workout preparation regimen, Real Carbs Rice is the only choice.

† These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.
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