Tuesday, September 27, 2011

RICE: The Astonishing Health Benefits of a Woldwide Staple

RICE provides 20% of the world's dietary energy supply:  And, it's a great source of complex carbohydrates, nutrients, and health-protective compounds.  

Rice growing in Bali

Whole, Brown Rice:
  • reduces bad cholesterol
  •  provides instant energy
  • stabilizes blood sugar
  • promotes the growth of healthy bacteria in the digestive system
  • promotes regular, healthy bowel movements
  • protects against high blood pressure 
  • contains all the amino acids essential for building and maintaining muscle tissue, making antibodies, enzymes, and hormones
  • has a calming effect on the body
  • is a rich source of the B-complex vitamins which provide energy and nourish the skin and blood vessels
  • is easy to digest and assimilate and is recommended for digestive disorders such as diarrhea, dysentery, morning sickness, colitis, and jaundice
  • contains high levels of neurotransmitter nutrients known to aid in the prevention of Alzheimer's disease
  • is an excellent source of vitamins and minerals like niacin, vitamin D, calcium, fibre, iron, thiamine and riboflavin
  • consumption is associated with a lower, healthy body weight
  • is rich in insoluble fiber that protect the body from cancerous cells
  • is beneficial for the health of the nervous system
  • aids the production of hormones
  • lowers the risk of type two diabetes
  • contains phytochemicals that help prevent colon cancer
  • is high in magnesium, a nutrient known to reduce asthma severity and migraine symptoms
  • prevents gallstone formation
  • reduces the risk of breast cancer
  • reduces the risk of heart disease

"The Health Benefits of Rice," www.vegrecipes4u.com
"Health Benefits of Rice," www.organicfacts.net
"Brown Rice," www.whfoods.org


  1. WOW!!! Sharing great benefits of rice i think rice is simple form of food to eat it is easily digestible !!!

    Hulda Clark

  2. Rice is a great source of vitamins which give us the energy we need. It also provide calories, carbohydrates, and protein. That's why rice is most important crop of the world.

    Gluten Free