What is Black Rice exactly?
'Black Rice' is actually more purplish in color than black; although when uncooked it is very dark in appearance. This type of rice is usually sold 'un-milled', with the husk intact. Up until modern times, Black Rice was not easy to come by; it had been highly treasured and protected in Asia for many centuries. It is also commonly used as a condiment, dressing, or as a decoration for different types of desserts in many countries around the world.High in nutritional value, black rice is rich in iron and high in fiber.
- prevention of cancer
- prevention of diabetes
- prevention of heart disease
- prevention of Alzheimer's disease.
- Prevention of Heart Attacks
According to a study presented at the 240th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society (ACS), "one spoonful of black rice bran contains more anthocyanin antioxidants than a spoonful of blueberries and better yet, black rice offers more fiber and vitamin E antioxidants, but less sugar."
Black rice articles
- Oct 21, 2010 - The Amazing Anti- Inflammatory Properties of Black Rice
- Sep 06, 2010 - Nutrition and Health benefits That Black Rice Offers
- Sep 06, 2010 - Black Rice: the Emperor's Rice
Black rice in news
- Aug 27,2010 - Is black rice the new brown?
- Aug 27,2010 - Healthier Black Rice Could Be the Next Food Trend
- Aug 27,2010 - Black Rice: How to cook the new antioxidant super food
- Aug 27,2010 - Black Rice Found Cheaper Way To Get Antioxidants