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Rice

Nutrition
  • Low sodium content
  • Cholesterol free
  • Contains useful quantities of potassium, the B vitamins, thiamin and niacin
  • Good source of proteins, phosphorus, iron and zinc
Benefits
  • Is a complex carbohydrate, which means that it contains starch and fibre. Complex carbohydrates are digested slowly, allowing the body to utilise the energy released over a longer period
  • Antioxidants contain anti-cancer properties and may also protect against heart disease