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Smart and balanced eating is essential to a longer and healthier life. By carefully planning your diet with a variety of fruits, vegetables, grains, lean meats and low-fat dairy products, you’re giving your body the fuel and nutrients it needs to live healthy and strong.

Rice is perfect for well-balanced eating – loaded with all eight essential amino acids, important B-complex vitamins (thiamine, riboflavin, niacin), as well as phosphorus, iron and potassium.

Top 10 Rice Facts:

  • Fat free. Cholesterol Free. Sodium free. Gluten Free.
  • Rice is a great source of vitamins and minerals like niacin, vitamin D, calcium, fiber, iron, thiamine.
  • Rice fuels your body with energy to keep you going over a longer period of time.
  • Rice is a naturally delicious, low glycemic index, complex carbohydrate.
  • Rice is free from harmful fats, cholesterol or sodium.
  • Rice contains a very low quantity of sodium, making it one of the best food options for those suffering from high blood pressure and hypertension.
  • The grain is abundant in insoluble fiber, which is effective in protecting against different types of cancer.
  • Studies have proven rice can reduce the growth of tumors.
  • Being soothing on the digestive system, rice can treat digestive disorders such as diarrhea, dysentery, morning sickness, colitis and jaundice.
  • Brown rice, the unpolished version of white rice, contains high levels of neurotransmitter nutrients that are effective in preventing Alzheimer’s disease to a considerable extent.