Black rice is a type of rice that acquires a dark-purple color, from the color anthocyanins. This dye has strong anti-inflammatory properties. Historically, ancient Chinese considered black rice to be unique and very nutritious, and was eaten only by celebrities. Black rice has many health benefits, and is found in many foods around the world.
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In this article we will look at 6 health benefits of eating black rice. They include:
1. Contains many ingredients
Black rice is rich in protein, iron and fiber. Iron is essential for the absorption of oxygen around the body.
2. It contains antioxidants
Black rice contains many antioxidants that protect the cells in the body from oxidative stress. Oxide stress can be caused by free radical molecules. Oxidative stress can lead to heart disease, Alzheimer's and cancer.
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3. It contains an herbal compound called anthocyanin
Anthocyanins are a dye of flavonoid dye that gives black rice a purple color. According to one study, anthocyanins have strong anti-infective antioxidants that protect the body against cancer.
4. It helps protect our body from cancer
Antioxidant in black rice has anti-cancer properties. One study found that eating foods high in antioxidants reduced the risk of developing colorectal cancer.
5. It can support eye health.
According to one study, black rice contains high levels of lutein and zeaxanthin. These compounds help to improve the health of your eyes, and protect your retina from free radicals.
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6. It can help people who want to lose weight
Black rice contains protein and fiber, which helps you lose weight and reduce your appetite. The study of human weight loss has not yet been completed.
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