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Health & Nutrition

Lifestyles have changed significantly over the past decades. The imbalance between lifestyle and diet is often the most common contribution to the main mistakes in diet. A different approach is therefore required to meet nutritional requirements in a balanced way. Healthy eating is the key element to help keep you in shape. Our products offer quality values for everyday use that are designed to develop a correct eating model and raise a healthy lifestyle. Keep reading to find out what goodness you can add in your lifestyle.

Nutritional Facts about Rice

  • Excellent source of carbohydrates : Rice is a great source of complex carbohydrates, which is an important source of the fuel our bodies need.
  • Good energy source : Rice is an excellent source of energy, especially energy-giving carbohydrates, which are used in the body for brain performance, physical activity, bodily functions and everyday growth and repair.
  • Low fat, Low Sugar, Low salt, Cholesterol Free : Rice is healthful for what it does not contain. Rice has no fat, no cholesterol, low sugar and is sodium free. Rice is an excellent food to include in a balanced diet.
  • A good source of vitamins and minerals such as thiamine, niacin, iron, riboflavin, vitamin D, calcium, and fiber : Research conducted around the world shows people who eat rice typically have healthier diets and experience better health than non-rice eaters.
  • No gluten : Rice is gluten free and the most non-allergenic of all grains
  • No additives and preservatives : Rice contains no additives or preservatives, making it an excellent inclusion in a healthy and balanced diet.
  • Contains resistant starch : Rice also contains resistant starch, which is the starch that reaches the bowel undigested. This encourages the growth of beneficial bacteria, keeping the bowel healthy.
  • Cancer prevention and diet : Whole grains (such as brown rice) contain high amounts of insoluble fiber, the type of fiber some scientists believe may help protect against a variety of cancers.
  • It is a fair source of protein containing all eight amino acids.

What should we eat?

More and more dietary factors have been associated with the causes or prevention of many diseases, including not only coronary heart diseases, but also hypertension, cancer, birth defects, osteoporosis, and a variety of other chronic diseases.

National Research Council (USA) Dietary recommendations

  • Reduce total fat intake to 30% or less of calories.
  • Reduce saturated fatty acids intake to less than 10% of calories.
  • Reduce the intake of cholesterol to less than 300gm per day.
  • Everyday eat 5 servings of a combination of vegetables and fruits, especially green and yellow vegetables and citrus fruits.
  • Increase starches and other complex carbohydrates by eating 6 or more daily servings of a combination of breads, cereals, and legumes.
  • Maintain protein intake to moderate levels.
  • Balance food intake and physical activities to maintain appropriate body weight.
  • Limit total daily intake of salt to 6 gm or less.
  • Avoid taking dietary supplement in excess of the RDA (Recommended Dietary Allowance) in any one day.

Essential Nutrients

About 50 substances required for normal body functions cannot be synthesized by the body or are synthesized in the rates of inadequate to keep pace with the rates of which they are broken down or excreted.

They must be continually supplied in the foods we eat

STARCH

STARCH

Starch is the major constituent of milled rice at about 90% of the dry weight. Low amylose rice have higher glycemic indices than intermediate high amylose rice.
DIETARY <strong>FIBRE</strong>

DIETARY FIBRE

Starch is the major constituent of milled rice at about 90% of the dry weight. Low amylose rice have higher glycemic indices than intermediate high amylose rice.
PROTEIN

PROTEIN

Starch is the major constituent of milled rice at about 90% of the dry weight. Low amylose rice have higher glycemic indices than intermediate high amylose rice.