Black Rice


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A strain of rice that has currency as both a food and medicine. It owes its dark colour to the high concentration of anthocyanins, which are potent antioxidants. It is regarded as a ‘superfood’ that may lower the risk of cancer—due to its high concentrations of fibre, B vitamins, niacin, vitamin E, calcium, magnesium, iron, and zinc
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The most popular product to date is sprouted black rice powder which is rich in antioxidants and a natural detoxifier.
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Red, purple, and black rice have even more nutrients than brown rice.
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Fourth, the Philippines can be a niche exporter of high-priced heirloom rice like the Cordillera red rice, Mindanao black rice and SL premium rice.
Just as the name suggests, these long, dark noodles are made from heirloom black rice, along with white and brown rice flour, instead of wheat.
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