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The “Forbidden Rice” – A Superfood Rich In Antioxidants

Black rice, also known as Forbidden Rice, is nutritious and loaded with antioxidants.  It contains fiber and minerals, and has more health benefits than brown rice.  Indonesian black rice and Thai jasmine rice are common varieties available in markets.  In … read more »

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Antioxidants in Food

Antioxidants protect our cells from damage caused by unstable molecules called free radicals, which may play an important role in heart disease, cancer, and certain other diseases such as Parkinson’s disease, and Alzheimer’s disease.  Examples of dietary antioxidants include beta-carotene, … read more »

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