Did You Know!?

  • 1 cup of Brown Rice has 216 calories, 2 grams of fat, 0 grams of cholesterol, 45 grams of carbs, 4 grams of fiber, 1 gram of sugar and 5 grams of protein.
  • Brown rice is a good source of  manganese, selenium, magnesium, tryptophan, niacin, Vitamin B-6, phosphorus and some vitamin E.
  • Just one cup of brown rice will provide you with 88.0% of the daily value for manganese.
  • Brown rice can significantly reduce the chances of getting colon cancer because of the high fiber and high selenium content.
  • The natural oils in brown rice helps to lower cholesterol.
  • Risk of type 2 diabetes is significantly lower in those eating whole grains like brown rice.
  • The magnesium in brown rice has been shown to for reducing the severity of asthma, help to lower high blood pressure, reduce the frequency of migraine headaches, and reduce the risk of heart attack and stroke.
  • A cup of brown rice will give you 21.0% of the daily value for magnesium (not to be confused with manganese) .
  • One cup of brown rice provides 14.0% of the daily value for fiber.
  • The fiber in brown rice helps to keep blood sugar levels under control so is excellent for a person with diabetes.
  • Eating foods high in insoluble fiber, such as brown rice, can help women avoid gallstones, shows a study published in the American Journal of Gastroenterology.

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