Rice is our staple food. As Asians, we absolutely LOOOVEEEEE our rice. However, there are some healthier alternatives for white rice which are more beneficial for our health. Therefore, this post will be mainly explaining about the other types of rice; and who knows, you might just find the type of rice that suits you ;-)
RED BROWN RICE
Red brown rice is a better alternative for white rice because the red colour from the rice comes from an antioxidant called anthocyanins (which can also be found in deep purple or reddish fruits and vegetables); it is believed to have properties that can prevent risks of cancer, reduce inflammation, allergy and help in weight management.
Moreover, it also helps to soothe the digestive system due to its high fibre content. Fibre is also known to be low in glycemic load.
Brown red rice are whole grains that can reduce the arterial plaque, prevent risks of cardiovascular diseases, tame high cholesterol and regulate blood sugar. Therefore, red brown rice is highly recommended for those who are suffering from diabetes and heart health problems.
Hence, if you are looking red brown rice, Kait lifestyle have some in stall for you:
Pearl brown rice is rich in proteins, calcium, magnesium, fiber, and potassium. Regular consumption of brown rice is good for our overall health and provide us with the daily supply of energy. It contains vitamins, fibres and minerals. For those who are diabetic or are trying to lose weight, brown rice can prove a healthful staple given its low glycemic rating which helps to prevent a sudden increase of blood glucose level in our body. High fiber in the brown rice is also good for bowel movement.
Embryo Rice Machine turns husk, bran and aleurone layer of brown rice into powdery bran form whilst endosperm and embryo parts form embryo rice such that the natural nutrition of rice grain is retained and the objective of quality lifting, efficiency and minimal wastage is achieved. It is rich in protein and free from any gluten.
Glycemic index was actually designed for people with diabetes to better manage their blood sugar levels. Therefore, eating foods with a lower glycemic index may provide health advantages. Not only can it help you to live heart healthy, it may reduce the risk of developing diabetes and metabolic syndrome, which can increase your risk of having a heart attack or suffering a stroke. LGI rice is highly recommended for those who suffer from diabetes, heart health problems and high blood sugar level.
Black rice is a good source of fibre, antioxidant and a natural detoxifier. It also helps prevent the risk of getting diabetes and obesity. Eating black rice may have a positive impact healthy cholesterol levels too; the anthocyanins found in black rice, reduces the Low Density Lipo-protein (LDL) cholesterol also known as the bad cholesterol, which is a common contributor to cardiovascular diseases.
Basmati is the lowest GI rice of all. They contain more vitamins, minerals and fibres than other rice grains. It is diabetes-diet friendly, perfect for dieting and maintaining a healthy weight; promotes good heart health, brain health, eases digestion and it prevents the formation of cancer cells. It also lowers down blood pressure in one’s body.
There are still a lot of healthy rice choices for you if you are seeking for a more wholesome package, which is all nutrients are packed in one packet of rice as well as Japanese rice (if you feel like having healthy rice like the Japanese citizens)