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Health & Nutrition

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Powerful Nutrition

Whether you want to improve your nutrition, lose weight, boost your energy, or simply nourish your body, rice can help you achieve your goals. This tiny, but mighty, grain packs a serious nutritional punch.

In fact, decades of research demonstrate that frequent rice consumers have diets consistent with the U.S. Dietary Guidelines for Americans and have reduced risk for obesity, high blood pressure, and metabolic syndrome.


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Rice Nutrition

Rice is nutrient-rich, supplying energy, complex carbohydrates, protein, fiber, antioxidants, and more than 15 vitamins and minerals.

Rice Nutrition

Overhead view of Herby Rice Salad with Vegetables on a white serving platter.

Dietitian Resources

Enhance your nutrition or retail program with this collection of dietitian resources and teaching tools.

RD Resources

Side view of Miso Snapper Coconut Rice Pilaf on a white plate.


Stay up-to-date with the latest rice nutrition research and browse USA Rice’s research library.

Rice Research