"To eat is a necessity, but to eat intelligently is an art"
Considering the importance of rice from a cultural perspective and successful use in many different cuisines, it is no wonder rice is a staple worldwide. In addition, rice is a nutritious food with numerous health benefits:
- Sodium free
- Cholesterol free
- Naturally Gluten free
- Has only a trace of fat and has no trans or saturated fats
- Has approximately 100 calories per half-cup cooked serving
- Is a complex carbohydrate
- Is an energy food, supplying complex carbohydrates that the body and brain need to function
Source: USA Rice Federation
For more information regarding the health benefits of rice visit www.usarice.com.