White Rice is a great source of complex carbohydrates which give us the energy we need. According to FAO (Food and Agriculture Organization of United Nations), rice provides 20 percent of the world’s dietary energy supply
Rice contains all the amino acids essential for building and maintaining muscle tissue, and makeup antibodies, enzymes, and hormones. These amino acids also help maintain healthy skin, hair, eyesight and nourish the heart, lungs, tendons and ligaments, brain, nervous system and glands.
Rice is low in fat, cholesterol, and sodium and hence makes a perfect food for those with high blood pressure and requiring a low-sodium diet. The calcium in rice (especially brown rice) helps lower blood pressure.
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