Most people eat rice cakes in place of bread or crackers, which both can be higher in calories. For example, one slice (28 grams) of whole-wheat bread packs 69 calories. Therefore, replacing two slices of bread with two rice cakes would save you 68 calories
Rice cakes are made solely from rice that are gluten-free
It may feel like you’re eating more because the air in the rice cakes helps to make you feel full, but the calorie savings in swapping out rice cakes for bread or crackers are minimal — and you may be missing out on fiber and other important nutrients. It is recommended you eat rice cakes with the following: White bean spread and radishes, peanut butter and sliced bananas, etc.