What Do You Know About Rice

What Do You Know About Rice

Rice is the main ingredient of food in many cultures. Worldwide there are more than 40,000 different varieties of rice. Rice is a good source of dietary fiber and some good carbohydrates. Besides, rice is a good source of minerals such as magnesium, manganese and selenium. Some studies suggest that dietary rice bran contains many bioactive components that help us to fight different diseases such as gut microbes (i.e. Salmonella). Learn more about rice in this poster:

Source: Kumar A, Henderson A, Forster GM, Goodyear AW, Weir TL, Leach JE, Dow SW, Ryan EP. Dietary rice bran promotes resistance to Salmonella enterica serovar Typhimurium colonization in mice. BMC Microbiol. 2012 Jul 4;12:71.