Health Benefits of Rice

– Rice contains a lot of Vitamin B3, and is also rich in phosphorous and potassium.

– Try to eat whole grain rice whenever possible. It is much richer in vitamins, minerals and fibre than white rice, which has been stripped of its husks.

– White rice should be avoided by diabetics. Because it is stripped of fibre, it causes a much more rapid rise of blood sugar levels than other grains.

– Whole grain rice

– lowers blood pressure

– combats diarrhoea (very effective)

– prevents the formation of kidney stones

– helps heal psoriasis

– Persons with stomach ulcers should avoid rice.

– Rice also triggers allergic reactions in some people, characterized by gastrointestinal discomfort.