20 Amazing Benefits of Brown Rice for Skin, Hair and Health

Rice is the staple food of many a region of India. Can you imagine a Tamilan or Bengali, who does not eat rice? But white rice is full of carbohydrate and calories. The better option is to consume brown rice! 

The unpolished and unrefined form of white rice is known as brown rice. Brown rice is obtained by removing just the outer hull of the kernel of rice. Brown rice retains the layer of nutrient filled bran.

Brown rice is rich in crucial minerals, such as magnesium, calcium, potassium, manganese, phosphorous, zinc, iron and selenium. It also contains essential vitamins, such as Vitamin B1 called thiamine, Vitamin B2 called riboflavin, Vitamin B3 called niacin, Vitamin B6, Vitamin E and also Vitamin K. 

It is a good source of protein and has a rich amount of fiber too. Besides all these, brown rice provides important fatty acids, which are vital for maintaining good health.