Health Benefits of Organic Brown Rice

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Organic Brown Rice is a staple in Dee’s Cereal and a primary crop grown all over the world. Luckily for us, brown rice is one of the healthiest and most-studied types of rice.

Being a whole grain, brown rice is SUPER nutritious–packed with fiber, magnesium, phosphorus, selenium, thiamin, niacin vitamin B6, and manganese. It’s also gluten-free, relatively low in calories, contains no trans-fat or cholesterol, and has almost no fat or sodium. Not bad, right?

Here’s what the FDA has to say about brown rice:

Nutrition Facts

Brown rice, long-grain

Serving size:
1 cup (8 oz / 195 g)

Calories 216
Calories from Fat 15

*Percent Daily Values (%DV) are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

Amt per Serving %DV* Amt per Serving %DV*
Total Fat 2g 3% Total Carbohydrate 45g 15%
Cholesterol 0mg 0% Dietary Fiber 4g 14%
Sodium 10mg 0% Sugars 1g
Manganese 1.8mg 88% Protein 24g
Vitamin A 0% Calcium 2%
Vitamin C 0% Iron 5%

Not enough nutrition for you? Recent studies have shown that whole grains like brown rice contain healthy antioxidants that were previously thought to be exclusive to fruits and veggies. So what does all this nutrition do for you?

  • Benefits heart health
  • Improves digestion
  • Increases energy
  • Lowers bad cholesterol levels
  • Provides anti-inflammatory functions
  • More!

At this point it should be pretty clear why Dee’s Cereal is fiercely loyal to organic brown rice. We are committed to providing you with the cleanest and most nutrient-rich ingredients. Clearly that commitment led us to organic brown rice! To learn more about organic brown rice, read this in-depth article that includes more studies and even the history of brown rice.