Have you heard about the black rice? If you like eating rice, read this article and you might forget about the regular white rice and include the gluten-free black rice.
If the people with gluten sensitivity consume black rice instead of refined cereals, it will help them with the digestion problems. Half a cup boiled black rice contains round 160 calories and plenty of phytonutrients, and on top of that is a great source of fibers, iron, copper and albumen. Compared to the other types of rice, the black one contains six times more antioxidants, and double the amount of fibers.
The black rice is a gluten-free product so it’s ideal for people who have celiac disease, and it is believed that every seventh person in the world is gluten sensitive. This rice contains strong antioxidants that dissolve in water so they prevent fat storage in the arteries which lowers the risk of a heart attack. These antioxidants regulate the level of cholesterol better than any food and at the same time they prevent inflammatory processes in the body.
Vitamin E which is one of the antioxidants in the black rice protects the eye cells which prevents eye diseases such as cataract. Consuming black rice also helps in the body detox so you have less chances of getting fatty kidney.
The black rice is recommended for persons who have obesity problems or diabetes because the fibers it contains slow down the absorbing of glucose, so prevents the increase of the sugar in the blood. It is also great if you want to lose weight.