Rice – Regenerates Gut flora, great for Intestines

Among the many characteristics of Rice, we want to point out its ability to regenerate the Gut flora and to eliminate the problems with Diarrhea. We all have heard about the effect of Rice water in case of Intestine issues in adults and children. Rice is easily digested, and in combination with Legumes provides all the Essential Amino Acids necessary for our body for formation of Proteins.

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It is very good for maintaining normal Blood Pressure because it contains very little Sodium. Sodium is a mineral that retains fluid in the tissues (swellings) and leads to increased Blood Pressure, so that the more Sodium or salt (sodium chloride) into the body, the greater the risk of High Blood Pressure. All food of animal origin is rich in Sodium.

Since it does not contain fat, Rice acts in lowering the levels of Cholesterol in the Blood. It is recommended to consume Whole Grain (brown) Rice, due to the fact that it is rich in vitamins of B group, as opposed to white Rice (refined).

NUTRITION VALUE IN 100 grams(0.22 lbs) OF RAW EATING PART
Energy 362 kcal Proteins 7.50 g
Carbohydrate 72.8 g Dietary Fiber 3.40 g
Vitamin A 0 µg Vitamin B1 0.413 mg
Vitamin B2 0.043 mg Vitamin B3 5.91 mg
Vitamin B6 0.509 mg Vitamin B9 20 µg
Vitamin C 0 mg Vitamin E 0.661 mg
Sodium 4 mg Calcium 33.0 mg
Phosphor 264 mg Magnesium 143 mg
Iron 1.80 mg Potassium 268 mg
Zinc 2.02 mg Total Fat 2.68 g
Saturated Fat 0.536 g Cholesterol 0