Red Rice Bhutan
1kg Wholegrain Red Rice
Bhutan Red Rice is a whole grain irrigated by glacial waters of Himalayas. It has a low Glycaemic Index, enriched with essential minerals and dietary fiber.
Bhutan Red rice is unhulled or partially hulled rice that includes a red husk. The germ of the red rice is left intact, it has a higher nutritional value, with a nutty flavor to boot.
BENEFITS OF RED RICE - Anthocyanin
The flavonoid that gives the Bhutanese red rice is distinct red hue is called anthocyanin. It acts as a powerful antioxidant; possibly help reduce the spread of cancer cells and even inhibit the formation of tumors.
Anthocyanin is also good for the skin because its antioxidant properties help to delay the signs of aging. Research has also shown that a diet rich in anthocyanin can help to protect against skin cancer and various other skin diseases.
PACKED WITH NUTRIENTS
Bhutan red rice is full of important nutrients such as zinc, iron, calcium, magnesium. B vitamins, manganese, selenium, protein and potassium. It contains more zinc and iron than its white, black and brown rice.
GOOD CHOICE FOR DIABETICS
Bhutan red rice has a lower glycemic index and is, therefore, a great alternative for diabetics. Compared to standard rice's glycemic index of 70, red rice has a relatively low glycemic index of 55.
Bhutan red rice is a whole grain that is rich in fiber. Fiber is extremely important for digestion and it can help reduce the risk of heart disease by lowering blood cholesterol levels. Since fiber helps you to keep you full for longer, and red rice is also fat-free - the risk of obesity is also lowered.
Storage - Keep in refrigerate after opening to prevent rancidity.
Bhutanese Red Rice Articles:
- Guru Rinpoche and Bhutan Red Rice
- White Rice Bad For You
- The Deets about Diabetes
WHERE TO FIND IT IN BHUTAN
- Available in Craft Gallery Thimphu.
- Soon to be available at Namgay Heritage Thimphu and Tenzinling Resort Paro
A PRODUCT MADE IN BHUTAN, THE FIRST CARBON NEGATIVE COUNTRY
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