Black rice is an ancient grain that has more impressive health benefits than other rice varieties. Black rice has been eaten in regions of Asia for thousands of years. It is growing in popularity and more readily available in more health food stores across the world.
Glutinous black rice, also known as sticky black rice, is the unpolished, whole grain of traditional sticky white rice. Like its white counterpart, glutinous black rice has sticky individual grains and can be used in sweet and savoury Asian dishes.
The dark color of black glutinous rice means it is rich in anthocyanins, which are natural antioxidants. More people are discovering the multiple health benefits that black rice has to offer.
- Full of antioxidants
- Great for heart health
- Detoxify the body, cleanse the liver
- Great source of fiber, improves digestive health
- Slows down the absorption of sugar, helps to prevent diabetes