Healthy Foods: Brown Rice

Brown rice, is a major food staple consumed by over half the world’s population every day.  It provides vitamin E and B vitamins and minerals such as iron, calcium, magnesium, phosphorus, potassium, sodium and zinc. By eating brown rice every day as part of a well-balanced diet, you can help ensure your body’s good health.


Brown rice is packed with fiber, which helps maintain bowel regularity and is linked to reduced risk of heart disease, cancer, obesity and Type 2 diabetes. Eating brown rice also helps maintain healthy cholesterol and blood sugar levels and assists in lowering blood pressure and decreasing your risk of hardening of the arteries.