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Brown rice is known as a superfood because of its rich nutrition. Recently, scientists have discovered that brown rice has high-efficiency antioxidant substances and has higher nutritional value than white rice, with better.

Brown rice is a nutrient-dense whole grain that provides a variety of nutrients. (Photo via unsplash.com)

Taipei, Taiwan (Merxwire) – As the world becomes more health-conscious, nutritional archetypal foods are gaining prominence. Brown rice has been proven to have many health benefits and has received significant attention recently. Studies have shown that regular consumption of brown rice can reduce the risk of chronic diseases such as diabetes, heart disease, and cancer, and its nutritional value is higher than that of white rice.

Scientists advise consumers to eat brown rice because Cycloartenyl Ferulate (CAF) in brown rice is an antioxidant nutrient that can protect cells. In the past, most antioxidants were found in colorful fruits and vegetables. This time, scientists found antioxidants in brown rice, and the CAF content was five times higher than other antioxidants. This study was published in the International Journal of Molecular Science.

What exactly is brown rice? Brown rice is a type of whole-grain rice with the bran and germ layer retained after removing the husk, giving it a brown color and a nutty flavor. Unlike white rice, which lacks the bran and germ layers, brown rice contains more nutrients, such as fiber, vitamins, and minerals, making it a healthier choice.

Brown rice is a healthy choice for anyone looking to improve their health. It is a good source of carbohydrates and provides a variety of vitamins, minerals, and fiber that can help regulate blood sugar levels, improve digestion and promote satiety. At the same time, brown rice is an essential source of minerals such as magnesium, selenium, and manganese.

Brown rice contains more fiber, vitamins, and minerals than white rice. (Photo via pixabay.com)

According to the USDA database, one cup of cooked brown rice contains 248 calories, 5.5 grams of protein, 52 grams of carbohydrates, 3 grams of fiber, and less than 2 grams of fat. Brown rice is also rich in natural vitamins and minerals. Every fist-sized brown rice contains about 1.8 mg of manganese, accounting for about 88% of the daily recommended intake for adults.

People’s demand for a healthy diet has increased recently, and brown rice has become increasingly popular among consumers. According to a report released by IMARC Group in February 2021, the global brown rice market size in 2020 was approximately US$16.4 billion. The information expects the market to be worth USD 22.7 billion by 2026 and grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 5.7% during the forecast period (2021-2026).

So many people have realized the health benefits of brown rice. If you are still afraid to try brown rice directly, mixing some brown rice with white rice and cooking it together is recommended. After getting used to the taste of brown rice, gradually increase the proportion of brown rice. Eat more and eat more nutrition at the same time!

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