- Brown rice is a natural wholesome food rich in essential minerals such as manganese,iron, zinc, phosphorous, calcium, selenium, magnesium and potassium. Vitamin wealth of brown rice includes vitamin B1 (thiamine), vitamin B2 (riboflavin), vitamin B3 (niacin), vitamin B6, folate, vitamin E (alpha-tocopherol) and vitamin K. Brown rice is a source of protein and adds good amount of fiber content to our diet.
- Brown rice is also a provider of health-supportive vital fatty acids.It extends its beneficial effects to most of the organs including healthy heart, digestion, brain, bones, muscles, cholesterol and blood pressure.
- Brown rice is also beneficial for treating skin ailments like psoriasis, promotes healthy skin and restores hair loss. It has anti-aging qualities attributing to the presence of ferulic acid, an antioxidant which helps in the prevention of skin-aging. Brown rice is rich in folate which is extremely essential during pregnancy for healthy growth of the fetus.
- Small portions of brown rice are also recommended for the patients suffering from candida infections attributing to its richness in digestive enzymes which is apt for a weakened digestive system. Brown rice tones up the body and mind and helps combat general weakness and deficits in the body.