Why switch to Red Rice?


Still using white rice? Well, red rice has far more benefits that you just can't ignore. But the one that really stands out is its antioxidants properties. It has 10 times more antioxidants than normal rice. Loaded with goodness of vitamin B6 and soluble and insoluble fibres it's also high in iron and magnesium. All these properties help in controlling diabetes, prevent asthma. It mainly improves consumption of oxygen and keeps your heart beat at bay. The first thing that made red rice a hit is the fact that it has zero fat content unlike white rice that we usually tend to consume. Also, it contains a part of bran in it that helps reduce the bad cholesterol level in the body. With these many benefits it is hard for one to not include this in our diet.


Red rice is the new buzz of the fitness and diet world. It would be surprising if you haven’t caught the red rice mania yet. Rice is a great add on to your diet. Try not to go overboard with it as it takes longer time to digest and could also lead to indigestion. You have a variety of red rice to avoid such hitches you could also use hard pound rice, semi polished rice. They can be turned into rice powders and also used to make some of the unique savoury dishes. However it is easily digestible when compared to brown rice. The Kerala Navara Matta rice or commonly known as Palakkadan Matta Rice which is most commonly used and much closer to home is believed to have more antioxidants levels than compared to any other variety. These can be turned into rice powders and used to make some of the unique savoury dishes.


Find it easier on Nutty yogi to find these varieties of red rice that you can include in your everyday. Order eat and reap all the goodness. 



Written by Madhu Bhoomika


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