The Amazing Benefits of Brown Rice

All over the world, for centuries, rice has been a primary crop. Nowadays, rice products are a staple with over  40,000 varieties grown like wild rice, purple rice, and white and brown rice, and are in more than 100 cultures. Rice is a staple food that is too tempting not to eat. Imagine you are having a delicious meal and viands and rice are missing. It’s like icing without the cake. Right?

Rice is loved by more than half of the population of the Philippines. You can make brown rice pudding, steam, and basmati rice by putting the perfect brown rice sit in the rice cooker. Filipinos cannot imagine our dishes and meals without a bowl of cooked rice.

Rice was traditionally consumed along with the husk; but, as time passed and overall mortality rates rose, dehusked white rice, also known as brown rice, came to the forefront of public attention for the several health advantages it offers. Brown rice is an exceptionally nutritious whole grain that contains a greater variety of nutrients than white rice. Let’s talk about the positive impacts that eating this can have in this post.

What is Brown Rice?

Brown rice is a full, medium-grain, long-grain, mushy rice prepared by removing the rice kernel’s outer layers and hull. Rice is unpolished and dehusked, including the endosperm, bran, and germ that have been removed. The process of removing the rice kernel’s outer layers is what allows brown rice to retain its high nutritional content, including more fiber, minerals, and vitamins.

Regarding flavor, this rice has a chewy texture and a nutty taste. During the cooking process, brown rice must be cooked in boiling water for a longer period of time than white rice. Observe the cooking time. Let the rice settle in the rice cooker or medium saucepan, add salt and olive oil, drain the extra water, refrigerate it overnight, and you will have the perfect brown rice to accompany your meal.

The Nutritional Profile of Brown Rice

When comparing the nutritional worth and nutritional data of rice, it is far healthier than white rice. This superfood rice and enriched rice is low in fat and calories and is gluten-free. Hence, all diet-conscious people prefer this rice over white rice as you can eat rice pudding, rice steam, and brown basmati without guilt feeling.

This fried rice also contains some essential nutrients, fewer calories, more vitamins and minerals, and more whole grains. Brown rice contains dietary fibers, zinc, magnesium, iron, calcium, phosphorus, selenium, vitamin B1, vitamin B2, vitamin B3, vitamin B6, vitamin E, b vitamins, and vitamin K, Antioxidant flavonoids, proteins, and essential fatty acids.

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Health Benefits of Brown Rice

Brown rice might not be as appetizing as white rice, but the nutritional benefits, more vitamins and minerals, and fewer calories of this type of rice convinced people and might convince you as well, to make steady changes to enjoy luxury living in the long run. Let us discuss with you the five (5) amazing beneficial effects of brown rice:

  1. It helps with weight loss.
  2. It can control blood sugar and cholesterol levels.
  3. Aids digestion.
  4. It has a neuroprotective effect and improves maternal health.
  5. Maintains bone health.

1. It helps with weight loss.

Start yur weight loss journey by replacing white rice with a gluten-free grain bowl of dry brown rice is a must. Brown rice and purple rice is usually included in many vegetarian benefits and a quick cooking variety of vegetables. These rice dietary fibers and other vitamins help people to keep full for a long time. This resulted in fewer calorie intake and reduces some belly fats.

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2. It can control blood sugar and cholesterol levels.

Scientific studies show that eating and quick-cooking brown rice controls blood sugar and cholesterol levels naturally, and eating three servings of brown rice per day, reduces the risk of developing type 2 diabetes by up to 32%, and decreases the risk of heart disease, premature aging, and produces heart healthy.


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Brown rice contains phytic acid, essential polyphenols, and fiber that help in the slower release of sugars, keeping our whole luxury living family healthy. Moreover, the olive oil present in cooking brown rice is known to reduce the levels of bad cholesterol. It also decreases fat, contains low carbohydrates, and has a low glycemic index.

3. Aids digestion

As a person who is experiencing constipation, especially when I’m super stressed, bran long grain brown rice helps people to aid my indigestion. It is mind-blowing that cooked rice not only does this whole grain, same grain, and short grain help in controlling our blood sugar, but it also optimizes the digestive system. The fibers present in brown fried rice and long grain dry brown rice keep your bowel movements regular and helps to regulate intestinal movements. Cook brown rice shows also excellent results to cure colitis and constipation.

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4. It has a neuroprotective effect and improves maternal health.

Did you know that long-grain brown rice helps cut down the risk of cognitive dysfunction and neurodegenerative disorders? It is rich in fibers that lower the cholesterol levels known to add more to the risk of neurodegenerative diseases like depression, anxiety, Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s, disturbed mood, fatigue, postpartum depression, and stress.

5. Maintains bone health.

Cooked brown rice is a delicious and healthy addition to any meal. But did you know that brown rice also has a number of health benefits? Brown rice is a good source of calcium and magnesium, two nutrients that are essential for bone health.

In addition, this type of rice has been shown to be effective in the treatment of diseases like osteoporosis and arthritis. So if you’re looking for a healthy way to improve your diet, look no further than brown rice.

It’s the perfect food for a luxury lifestyle and a healthy lifestyle.

Brown rice is an incredibly versatile whole grain. You can add salt to rice to any meal as a healthy and tasty alternative to many foods. It is whole grain rice that is packed with a lot of antioxidants and micro-nutrients than white rice. More nutrients inside cooked brown rice help fight and prevent heart disease, diabetes, cancer, illness, and much more! This can also helps your thyroid function normally, which is essential while losing weight.

You will also feel full for a longer time than when you eat brown or white rice. The fiber in brown rice makes it take longer to digest. People who consume whole grains of rice like brown rice regularly weigh less than their counterparts. In addition, people who choose cooked over refined white rice lose weight quickly and have smaller bellies and stomachs. A lighter body weight results in a lower risk of several cardiovascular issues.

Choosing brown rice is a no-brainer. With so many diet plans and tutorials out there, why just not take the simplest route of rice? Eating whole foods and unrefined whole grains is one of the most healthy and easy ways to lose body weight. So, what are you waiting for? Do you choose brown or white rice?


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A Healthy Lifestyle in Your Brittany Home

At your own Brittany home, you can finally live the luxury lifestyle you’ve always dreamed of while still maintaining a healthy lifestyle. Brown or white rice, whatever is your preference, you can be healthy with Brittany luxury properties located in Tagaytay, Portofino Alabang, Sucat, and Sta. Rosa Laguna.

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In addition, we have a state-of-the-art fitness center on-site that will help you stay in shape and live a healthy lifestyle. With everything that we have to offer, there’s no reason not to come experience the best that life has to offer at your own Brittany home. With Brittany luxury properties, you can have the best of both worlds: a healthy lifestyle and luxury living.

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