In some parts of the world, the word ‘eating’ is literally connected to rice. Not only is it a fundamental food in many cultural cuisines around the world but it is also considered as one of the most nutritious staple foods. All varieties of rice are available throughout the year, supplying as much as half of the daily calories for half of the world’s population.
Asked to name the types of rice they are familiar with, many will be able to recall only one or two. Yet, in actuality there is an abundance of different types of rice-over 40,000 varieties! Named Oryza sativa in scientific terms, rice supplies fast and instant energy for its consumers.
“Rice was like an antidote to the three-fold ailments related to Vatha (air), Pitha (bile) and Sema (phlegm) for our ancestors. Professor Sarath Bandara did a research which revealed that Suwandel helps to control diabetes. This has popularized Suwandel in the country and it is one of the most expensive rice varieties in the local market today,” says environmentalist and the President of National Farmer’s Organization Thilak Kandegama.There are so many Traditional Rice like Suwandel,MaWee,Madathawalu,Kaluheenati,Kuruluthuda,Pachchaperumal,Rathdel,etc.The most startling discovery is that all have more antioxidants than green tea and other Grains.
* Medically proven benefits of these Traditional Rice
1) Helps Reduce/prevention of Diabetic Conditions
2) Reduces Cardio-vascular diseases
3) Antioxidant properties
4) Low GI
5) Helps Reduce/Prevent Fatty Liver
6) Best Source for Vitamin B
8) Essential for Vegetarians
9) Allergen Free
10) Muscle recovery
11) Reduces/Prevents Blood Sugar
12) Protects from Free Radicals
13) Reduces/controls Weight
14) Rich in Fiber and Selenium
15) Zero Cholesterol
16) Anti Biotic
17) Protective against Breast Cancer
18) Helps Prevent Gallstones
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