Ambrosia Organic Mysoru Red Rice – 500gm (Pack Of 2)
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Rice goes through a variety of processes before its ready for cooking. After harvesting, the seeds are run through a rice huller/husker for milling to remove the outer grain husks. After this process, you’re left with whole brown rice. Nice and simple.
To create white rice, there are added steps. The germ and inner husk (bran) are removed, and the grain is then polished, usually using glucose or talc. The complete milling and polishing that converts brown rice into white rice destroy 67% of the vitamin B3, 80% of the vitamin B1, 90% of the vitamin B6, half of the manganese, half of the phosphorus, 60 % of the Iron, and all of the Dietary fiber and essential fatty acids. Fully milled and polished white rice is required to be ‘enriched’ with vitamins B1, B3, and Iron.
The Loss of nutrients is broad and substantial. Plain white rice has far less Vitamin E, Thiamin, Riboflavin, Niacin, Vitamin B6, Focalin, Potassium, Magnesium, and iron. Also, the dietary fiber contained in white rice is around a quarter of brown rice.
Whole Rice requires more chewing than white rice and that is ‘As Nature Intended’
Only 100 years ago India had 200,000 varieties of rice, sadly because of commercial pressures, most of these have been lost along with the special qualities that many of them possessed.
Ambrosia Organic Farm works to preserve a few of the remaining varieties by marketing traditional rice on behalf of those
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