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Brown Rice or White Rice
- Dec 17, 2019 -

White rice and brown rice are both rice, but their differences are big. The most distinct difference is their appearance. Brown rice is brown, white rice is white. The appearance of brown rice is particularly rough, while that of white rice is relatively smooth.

In addition to the external differences, the nutritional components of brown rice and white rice are also different. Compared with white rice, brown rice not only contains more protein, fat, vitamins, minerals and other nutrients, but also contains many functional factors, such as dietary fiber, oryzanol, glutathione, γ - aminobutyric acid, rice bran polysaccharide, octacosanol, inositol and so on, which can promote human health.

Brown Rice or White Rice

The dietary fiber content of brown rice is more than 6 times that of white rice. Dietary fiber plays an important role in the prevention of gastrointestinal diseases and the maintenance of gastrointestinal health. It can also promote intestinal peristalsis, reduce flatulence and improve constipation.

The fat content of brown rice is 2.55 times that of white rice. They mainly include rice bran oil and rice germ oil. The content of unsaturated fatty acids in these two lipids is over 75%. Rice bran oil not only has a complete proportion of fatty acids, but also contains oryzanol, squalene, phospholipid, phytosterol and other physiological active substances.

In contrast, regular consumption of refined grains such as white rice can lead to nutritional deficiency, obesity, and even increased risk of diabetes.

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