Organic Rice Berry is a rice variety form Thailand. It is a local non glutinous purple rice with softness and a palatable after taste. It is different from traditional black rice and primarily grown in North and Northeastern part. Months of August to December are suitable for rice berry planting.
Nutritional Composition & its Health Benefits
Rice berry is enriched with flavonoids such as anthocyanin, carotenoid, gamma oryzanol and Vitamin E.Those are known to have anti oxidant properties and are both water soluble and lipid soluble.
Rice berry is rich in Carbohydrates, Vitamin A equivalent Beta-Carotene, folate, Iron and Zinc.
Carbohydrates are our body's main source of energy.
Beta-Carotene is an anti oxidant that protects skin, lining of the intestines, lungs, nose and throat.
Folate is needed to make red and white blood cells in the bone marrow and convert carbohydrates into energy and produce DNA & RNA.
Iron is the substance that carries oxygen from our lungs to transport throughout the body.
Zinc is an essential mineral that the body cannot make on its own. It is vital for immune system, DNA synthesis, wound healing, metabolism function and is also important for the sense of taste and smell.