Modern nutrition studies found that:
Bran and embryo of rice grain contain rich amount of Vitamin B and Vitamin E, boosting body immune system, promoting blood circulation, fighting depression and gaining back vitality. Besides that, potassium, magnesium, zinc, iron, manganese and micro minerals are richer in brown rice, they help to prevent coronary heart diseases and anaemia. It also retains big amount of dietary fiber that promotes growth of good bacteria, improves bowel movement, soften stool, prevents constipation and colon cancer. Dietary fiber can also combine with cholesterol in bile juice to promote its removal and thus reduces blood lipids.
Benefits of brown rice to diabetes patients and obese people
As carbohydrate in brown rice is wrapped with coarse fiber, digestion is slower and hence it helps to control blood sugar. Meanwhile, zinc, chromium, manganese, vanadium and other micro minerals help to increase the sensitivity of pancreatic juice, especially helpful to patients with poor glucose tolerance. Japanese research proved that the Glycemic Index (GI) of brown rice is much lower than white rice, giving a better sense of fullness with the same amount of consumption, useful in diet control and thus helps obese people to slim down.
Why not many people eat brown rice?
Brown rice refers to rice which retains its bran, aleurone layer and embryo after the hulling process. Although it is nutritious, its taste is rough and the texture is compact, hard to cook and not easy to digest, therefore less people consume it these days. For refined white rice, it is brown rice after grinding and removing its outer layer, the rice that we take usually. It not only looks white and smooth, taste softer and much better too. However, nutrition experts state that the nutritious value of brown rice is much higher than white rice.
How to get tasty and nutritious rice?
Although brown rice is much nutritious, without refining process, it tastes bad and grain texture is rough, hard to cook, swallow, digested and absorbed; white rice is easy to cook, taste good but not much nutrition left. To get the goodness of both, Sonata Green has brought in highly efficient Embryo Rice Machine such that you don’t lose the nutrition of brown rice and also enjoy the taste of white rice.
Nutrition Comparison Between Embryo Rice & White Rice (Content in every 100g. Unit:mg)