Rice is a highly regarded food choice and often a diet staple in many culture, particularly in Asia and some of its western counterparts. While its primary and most direct nutritional value is the provision to the human body with energy, rice has also many complementing health benefits including regulating bowel movements, stabilising blood sugar levels, and slowing aging process.It is also an essential source of vitamin B1 which is effective in countering nerves inflammation, digestive problems, metabolic issues, and enhancing mental health and athletic performance.
Additionally, it encompasses the ability to boost skin health, metabolism, digestion, weight loss efforts and reduce high blood pressure. Rice’s ability to improve the immune system has also enable it to prevent dysentery, cancer, and heart disease. As it continues to feed more than half of the world’s population, Rice has been and remains to be one of the most important crops in the world.Source: Organic Facts, Medline Plus, Live Strong, International Rice Research Institute