Brown rice is like white but only has a hard protective covering(outer Hill) which is removed. Brown rice has a lot of health benefits.
A whole grain of brown rice contains; Calories, Carbs, Fibre, Fat, Protein, Thiamin (B1), Niacin (B3), Pyridoxine (B6), Pantothenic acid (B5), Iron, Magnesium, Phosphorus, Zinc, Copper, Manganese, Selenium.It is also a good source of potassium, calcium, riboflavin (B2) and folate.
Brown rice contains high quantity of manganese, which is necessary for important processes in the body, such as bone development, wound healing, muscle contraction metabolism, nerve function and blood sugar regulation.
Brown rice contains a class of antioxidants like phenols and flavonoids which help protect the body from oxidative stress.
The antioxidants also prevent cell injury caused by free radicals and reduce inflammation in the body.
Taking Brown rice for a meal is a better choice for people with diabetes since it controls their blood sugar by helping to reduce it. It also reduces chances of developing type 2 diabetes.
Brown rice should be taken on a regular basis due to its nutritional benefits.
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