Health Benefits Of Brown Rice

Hindustan Times

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By Mehak Pal
Published Nov 08, 2021

Health

Rice is an integral part of the Indian household. For a balanced diet we need to make the correct choice between white and brown rice

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 Here are a few health benefits of brown rice and reasons why it is essential to include to your diet

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Brown rice contains high amounts of plant lignans, which helps shield our bodies from various diseases

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The presence of magnesium in brown rice assists in maintaining heart health

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Whole grains like brown rice have a low glycemic index which helps in lowering insulin surges 

Studies suggest that brown rice includes superior free radical scavenging activity that helps prevent oxidation-mediated diseases

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It also contains fiber that helps in regulating the body’s bowel functions and bring relief from constipation

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The presence of fiber in brown rice has the ability to eliminate cancer causing toxins from the body

Including brown rice to your diet assists in weight loss and lowering the BMI

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It is rich in magnesium and fiber which contributes in stabilising blood sugar levels

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