Both white and unpolished rice contain similar amounts of energy, carbohydrates and protein. However, unpolished rice (brown rice) contains higher amount of vitamins and minerals. The bran of unpolished rice not only increases the fibre content but also contains a variety of colour pigments that may be beneficial for health. Given that different variety of brown rice contains different amount of nutrients and colour pigments, it may be a good idea to include a variety of them in your diet. This way, you can also enjoy a variety of flavour and texture too!
ZoeLife Bee Hoon (Unpolished Rice) 400gm
Consuming a diet rich in whole-grains, such as brown rice, is beneficial to health as it may lower the risk of heart disease, diabetes and certain cancer. It can also help in weight management. Other than brown rice, whole-grain food also include brown rice beehoon, wholemeal crackers and wholemeal bread.