Thursday, 22 March 2012

White Rice

Rice is one of the staple foods in the world. 
This rice colour is white somewhat transparent because it has a little colorless, and the amylose content is generally about 20%.


  • White rice contains ferulic acid which functions as an antioxidant and protects the skin from various types of kinds of pollutants, peroxides and free radicals.
  • White rice can be consumed by people with diabetes, people with autism.
  • Rice contains many carbohydrates that act as fuel for the body and helps in normal functioning of the brain. 
  • Rice does not contain harmful fats, the cholesterol or sodium. Rice became one part of a balanced diet and is considered the best food for those suffering from high blood pressure and hypertension. 
  • Rice contains many vitamins and minerals such as niacin, vitamin D, calcium, fiber, iron, thiamine, and riboflavin. 
  • Many contain resistant starch, which will go into the intestine in the undigested form. That will help the growth of useful bacteria in the gut. 
  • Treat dysentery. Part of the rice husk is considered as an effective medicine for treating dysentery. 
  • Rice flour can be used to treat some types of skin diseases. 
  • Strengthen the heart.

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