Did you know that only 100 gr. of (boiled) long grain parboiled rice (supplies your body with 12% of the recommended daily intake of niacin? Niacin is a vitamin B complex which is necessary to release energy from food. Niacin deficiency may lead to fatigue and loss of memory.
One cup (160 gr. Boiled) of long grain rice offers the body 47 gr. of carbohydrates and energy and therefore is very nutritional for athletes.
Manganese, selenium and magnesium are three valuable nutrients “hidden” inside the brown rice. These three elements play a positive role in bone health, our cardiovascular and nervous system!
It is remarkable that the oil found in rice’s husk lowers cholesterol and this is another reason to include brown rice in your diet!