Saturday, May 14, 2011
As some may know brown rice is considered almost the "perfect food" in macro world. well I have to say no food is "perfect". there are many other minerals and vitamins that doesn't have in brown rice, that you'd have to have for optimal health.
However understanding between white and brown rice will give you some idea why I insist on whole foods diet.
To refine brown rice into white rice these incredible nutrients, enzymes and antioxidants are removed..
effects on lowering high blood sugar levels
has 70 anti-oxidants that can protect against cellular damage and preserve youthfulness. (e.g. vitamin E)
OIL IN RICE BRAN
potent antioxidant, it neutralises oxidation of fats and oils.
counteracts cholesterol excess
complex carbohydrates that stimulates immunity and control high blood sugar.
formidable antioxidant, stregens the musculature of the body while converting fat to lean body mass
ALPHA LIPOIC ACID
promotes liver restoration, slowing aging process and converts glucose to energy
enzyme that reduces mucous excesses, boosts respiratory function, and helps detoxify the body
antioxidant enzyme to treat cataracts, rheumatoid and osteoarthritis and many symptoms of premature aging
CO ENZYME Q10
treats problems of the cellular mitochondria. burns fat into energy. protects mitochondrial DNA
potent antioxidant that facilitate wound healing, strengthen the arteries, veins and capillaries and improves blood circulation.
important substance for proper function of the brain, nerves and cell membranes.
composed of essential fatty acids including omega-3 and 6, choline and B vitamins.
helps increase absorption of vitamin A
inhabits a calming nature