Benefits of different Rice Types
Rice is an essential part of the everyday diet and it has multiple benefits too. Different rice has various nutritional values and benefits.
Let’s check out the benefits of different Rice types:
Polished white rice
White rice is easiest to digest. It has high carbohydrate content, which provides energy. It helps in relieving various digestive disorders like diarrhea, colitis and dysentery. It has a sober amount of protein. It is also used as a soothing powder for the skin.
Brown rice has uncountable benefits. It has a high amount of soluble fiber and fewer amounts of calories. It has oil in it which increases good cholesterol and lowers blood pressure and bad cholesterol.
Red rice doesn’t have an appealing taste but helps to stay fit and active. It is rich in iron and vitamin B6. The Vitamin B6 balances formation of serotonin and red blood cells. It controls blood sugar levels and helps in the production of DNA. It also has protein and fiber.
Black rice contains iron and Vitamin E. Black rice has the highest levels of anthocyanin antioxidants. It is good for diabetes and Alzheimer’s patients. It has the highest anti-inflammatory properties and antioxidants content. It also has protein and fiber.
Basmati rice has more fiber as compared to any other rice. It has a low Glycemic index and is safe for diabetes patients. It balances energy levels. It has both white and brown versions. It has long grain rice and a unique aroma.
Jasmine rice is popular long grained rice with a floral aroma. It is also available in both white and brown. It has carbohydrate, protein, fat and calories.