Brown rice—a medicinal plant

Oriental peoples believe that brown rice is a product whose life-giving membranes and a germinal part of the stored vitamins and other nutrients.
The Chinese who have settled since the time of Genghis Khan in the lands of Central Asia, every autumn trade the markets brown rice – shawls. This, so-called because of the Golden shell, brown rice is one of the main products in the diet of a healthy diet naturopaths. It in the beans and especially in the Golden shell concentrated b vitamins, and polyunsaturated fatty acids, soluble fiber, selenium, magnesium and complex carbohydrates. Due to the fact that the shell of brown rice is very hard, the use, for example, in order to care of critically ill patients, use the steaming water in the ratio 1:5. After steaming, the broth strain and drink.

In my Wellness practice naturopaths use a diet of dishes with brown rice as a sedative, as a preventive measure from such nervous disorders as depression, insomnia and prolonged anxiety. Brown rice in its shell, in addition to b vitamins, it is very necessary for trouble-free operation of the nervous system, yet it is sufficient tryptophan. As established by research, tryptophan is an amino acid that the body converts into serotonin. Serotonin – the pleasure hormone, without which our brain is not able to maintain in the body a state of tranquility and good mood.

BROWN RICE AS a MEDICINAL PLANT to get brown rice, grains coarse enough to remove the outer layer of the husk, leaving the shell intact. It is in the shell of brown rice is all its value. When polishing is carried out of white rice, so call it grinding, that removes the second layer of husks (rice bran), which is the most important in the rump of this product. With the removal of the rice bran are destroyed the germ of the grain which provided very useful rice oil.

The process performed by the polishing of white rice accompanied by, for example, loss of vitamin B3 – 67%, vitamin B1 – 80%, vitamin B6 – 90% magnesium – 50%, phosphorus of 49% and become completely unusable fiber and polyunsaturated fatty acids.

Many scientists believe that not only rice, but many other cereals are poorly understood. In their opinion, to date, the rice contains a huge amount of insufficiently investigated substances with antioxidant activity and promising in terms of cancer prevention. For example, it is proved that Linguini have the ability to suppress the development of some hormone-dependent cancers. In addition, they (Linguini) the perfect remedy for the prevention and treatment of cardiovascular diseases. About it here in the article "risk Factors and cardiovascular disease".

Unlike white rice brown rice contains almost no simple carbohydrates. This food feature is notable in that it eliminates sharp changes in blood sugar and so it is very popular as a source of carbohydrates as patients with diabetes and those who have a high sensitivity to hypoglycemia. However, in contrast to wheat, which is a hypoallergenic product, brown rice can be used in almost all dishes, including patients suffering from autoimmune disorders and allergic diseases such as asthma, psoriasis, eczema and others.

It should also be borne in mind that the regular consumption of brown rice is not observed the excessive secretion of mucus and is therefore recommended for those who have the body prone to colds and inflammatory diseases of the middle ear.

There is a well known ban on white rice the propensity for persistent chronic constipation. However, this restriction does not apply to brown rice. Its soft fiber, rice husk, does not injure the intestine and facilitates the natural contractility of the digestive tract. Thanks to this his ability eliminated as diarrhea and constipation.

The dish of Cup of brown rice has about 15% of the daily value of fiber. And the ability of a fiber to absorb from the blood the excess cholesterol and some carcinogenic hazardous substances can serve as prevention of atherosclerosis, and prevention of neoplastic diseases. To read about it here in the article "Atherosclerosis of cerebral vessels and traditional medicine", "Treatment of atherosclerosis according to the menu of proper nutrition and Microflora – specific physiological human body".

The researchers said that a diet composed of dishes with brown rice as well and with the dishes of other foods that contain insoluble fiber, prevent the formation of gallstones. The authors of these studies believe that insoluble fiber brown rice tends to improve the allocation of bile acids, making the body more sensitive to insulin and reduces the level of triglycerides in the blood.

ABOUT the PECULIARITIES of the PREPARATION AND USE BROWN RICE White rice that has undergone the grinding is widely used as a food product in the diet. When cooking brown rice, you need to know that he absorbs a lot more water and cooked a lot longer than polished white rice. White rice, as noted earlier, because of the loss of the shell and with it the most important substances although easy to prepare, but does not have the same broad healing powers, which nature has endowed brown rice.

When preparing brown rice for cooking you need 1 Cup of rice to fill roughly two and a half cups of water. Nutritionists, in order to preserve the fragile b vitamins from the impact of temperatures, prolonged heating, it is recommended brown rice pour boiling water and cook it covered for about 40 minutes, regularly pouring the water, if it is long before the readiness of all absorbed. In addition, the dietitians strongly warn against doing so as rinsing the rice under water. This can not be done in any case, as usually from brown rice, washed out many of the most beneficial nutrients.

Nutritionists developed many recipes of cooking brown rice. This world-known pilafs with vegetables and fruits, a variety of casseroles and stuffing. Brown rice is a versatile product that goes well not only with fresh juices, vegetables, fruit, but with cream and butter.

Many doctors are convinced that brown rice is very useful for people in recovery of health after serious illness. And the average supporter of a healthy lifestyle meals of brown rice will contribute to longevity.


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