The hidden power of brown rice

Brown rice contains over 40 types of nutrients, including phytochemicals, which are useful in removing free radicals and keeping the body warm, and which have become a recent buzzword in health and nutrition. Brown rice, which people have been consuming for countless generations, is actually full of hidden power!

The nutritional benefits of brown rice for women

Brown rice is rich in dietary fiber, vitamins and minerals, which are of course beneficial for all people, but especially for women. Dietary fiber helps maintain healthy bowels, and vitamin B complex improves carbohydrate metabolism and protects the skin and mucous membrane. Brown rice is also particularly high in calcium and magnesium.

Vitamin B1
Vitamin B1 plays an essential role in metabolizing carbohydrates, and in turn delivering much needed nutrition to muscles, the brain, and the nervous system, helping the body maintain normal function.
Vitamin B6
Vitamin B6 aids in the metabolism of protein, which keeps the skin and mucous membrane healthy.
y-Oryzanol is a type of polyphenol, and greatly reduces the effects of various lifestyle related disorders, as well as reducing autonomic nervous system problems, and preventing wrinkles and age spots.
Dietary fiber
Dietary fiber breaks down and ferments in the large intestine, and is essential in normalizing and maintaining healthy bowel function./dd>
Phytic acid
Phytic acid is well-known these days for its ability to remove toxins from the body, as well as being a strong antioxidant, and helping reduce the risk of cancer and effects of aging.
GABA is an amino acid that acts to calm the nervous systems of the brain and spinal cord, and promote feelings of relaxation throughout the body.
Ferulic acid
Ferulic acid has strong antioxidant powers, and is believed to be able to prevent, or lessen, the symptoms of dementia, due to its effects on the brain.

Roasting brown rice to enhance its power

hytic acid is found in the bran layer of brown rice and is useful in removing toxins from the body. However, phytic acid can also remove essential minerals along with toxins. By roasting brown rice, analysis shows that phytic acid changes its characteristics slightly and does not combine with, and hence remove, minerals necessary for the body such as zinc and magnesium, and serves to only remove harmful toxins.