Brown rice is the most healthy food. These small grains originated from China more than 6,000 years ago. It is a staple food among the multi-cultural society, especially in Asian countries.Brown rice is part of a family full of cereal.
Benefits of brown rice
1. Containing mineral maganese as anti corrosion in the body
2. Maintain ideal body weight
3. Containing selenium and fiber / fiber as an anti-cancer
4. Lowering cholesterol
5. Good for women who menopouse (keep the heart and high blood pressure)
6. Reduce the disease to type 2 diabetes.
7. Contains vitamin B1, B2, B6, iron, phosphates,
8. Calcium is higher than white rice.
Nutrients in Brown Rice
long-grain, raw Nutritional value per 100 g (3.5 oz)
Energy 1,548 kJ (370 kcal)
* Carbohydrates 77.24 g
Dietary fiber 3.5 g
* Fat 2.92 g
* Protein 7.94 g
Thiamine (Vit. B1) 0.401 mg
Riboflavin (Vit. B2) 0.093 mg
Niacin (Vit. B3) 5.091 mg
Pantothenic acid (B5) 1.493 mg
* Vitamin B6 0.509 mg
* Folate (Vit. B9) 20 mg
* Calcium 23 mg
* Iron 1.47 mg
* Magnesium 143 mg
Phosphorus 333 mg
Potassium 223 mg
Zinc 2.02 mg
Manganese 3.743 mg
Sodium 7 mg
Who can get benefit from the brown rice?
Brown rice is eaten by people who either want a low calorie diet.
One cup of brown rice provides 88 percent of your daily magnesium needs. Minerals are important for the health of the nervous system, regulates cholesterol levels in addition to the production of sex hormones in the body
A study by Harvard Medical School and Brigham Women’s Hospital are listed in the journal American Journal of Clinical Nutrition revealed, the women took an average of brown rice is more slender body weight than women eating a diet of white rice.
Although brown rice is often overlooked by most people because it is said about the lack of good or smell fresh but, no one can deny the benefits and advantages.