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Rice Fits Your Healthy Lifestyle!

It is the most popular grain globally, supplying energy, complex carbohydrates, fiber, essential vitamins and minerals and beneficial antioxidants.

From MyPlate to Your Plate, Rice Fits!
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Rice is Heart Healthy

U.S.-Grown Nutrition Benefits

  • Is sodium- and cholesterol-free
  • Has only a trace of fat and has no trans fats or saturated fats
  • Is gluten-free and the least allergenic of all grains
  • Is nutrient dense and contributes over 15 vitamins and minerals including folate and
    other B-vitamins, iron and zinc
  • Brown rice is a 100 percent whole grain. One cup of whole grain brown rice provides two
    of the three recommended daily servings of whole grains.
  • Has approximately 100 calories per half-cup serving
  • Is comprised of complex carbohydrates that are more slowly digested
  • Is an energy food, supplying carbohydrates that fuel the body's physical activity
  • Triggers the neurotransmitter serotonin in the brain that helps regulate and improve mood

For more nutritional information visit the USDA Nutrient Database