Rice Bran - everything you wanted to know


Rice is one of the staple food of many countries in the world. It is a major source of carbohydrates. However, rice is even more beneficial with its outer coating.

Rice bran is getting more popular recently. Before it was not much known and believe it or not it was simply thrown away after the milling process. Fortunately, after some research it came out that rice bran is indeed very beneficial for health and can be used as a supplement to gain health benefits.

Rice bran is very beneficial to reduce ageing symptoms. This is primarily because it is one of the major sources of anti-oxidants. It has almost all the vitamins in it except vitamin D and C.

These days you will find rice bran everywhere. It is getting more and more popular among the urban lifestyle and is also one of the healthy food choices.

What is rice bran

Rice bran is the outer coating of the rice. Rice along with rice bran looks different in color and holds much more fiber in it. It is very popular among people who want to lose weight.

Where was rice bran till today?

Bran in particularly was not very popular until it got more popular in last years. Bran that came out in these years was used as a food for animals. Because it was cheap and of no use.

In Ireland, it is said that horse gets its power because it eats a lot of bran. Now, it is an opportunity for the humans to take the benefit and advantage of the opportunity to eat this wonderful cereal and gain health benefits.

Rice bran benefits

Rice bran is very rich in anti-oxidants. It has more than 100 antioxidants in it. The high fiber content in it helps people in losing weight and gain more muscle mass for better health and vigor.

According to scientific researches, bran rich cereals are very beneficial for heart health.

It is very rich in vitamins particularly B Vitamins which slow down the ageing process. It is a food that proves beneficial for people suffering from different type of ailments right from diabetes, arthritis, obesity etc.

Rice Bran oil

Rice bran oil is becoming a healthier choice of oil after olive oil.

It is the oil that is extracted from the inner husk of the rice. Rice being more popular in Asian countries like China and Japan. The rice bran is more popular in

external links

Rice Bran on wikipedia
Oat bran oil
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