Health Benefits of Sprouted Brown Rice

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Health Benefits of Sprouted Brown Rice

Brown rice are unrefined kernels of grain that is produced by removing the outermost hull of the rice. On its own, the grain is already overflowing with wellness properties, however, when sprouted, those properties grow, and the nutrients become more available, therefore transforming the humble grain into a superfood…

Health Benefits of Sprouted Brown Rice:

  • Nutritionally rich: Sprouted brown rice is full of activated Gamma-Aminobutyric Acid (GABA), enzymes, antioxidants, zinc, potassium, selenium, manganese, copper and vitamins B6, E and B12. Sprouted brown rice is also rich in live fiber, protein and folate.

  • Promotes easy digestion: Persons suffering from IBS, constipation and other such GI irritations can benefit greatly by including sprouted brown rice in their diet. Its activated enzymes and nutrient properties work together to cleanse the colon and promote uniformed bowl movements. Sprouted brown rice also deters inflammation and flatulence.
  • Strengthens the immune system: The antioxidant properties fight free radicals while aiding the function of our organs and cells.
  • Diabetic friendly: Brown rice is a low glycemic food that reduces insulin surges and helps stabilize blood sugar levels.
  • Brain food: Sprouted brown rice can increase brain activity, help with memory loss and balances the nervous system.
  • Controls weight: The activated fiber and manganese in sprouted brown rice works together to eat body fat.
  • Natural anti-depressent: The surplus of GABA coupled with the antioxidants and amino acids in sprouted brown rice acts as a natural anti-depressant. It promotes balance while encouraging the release of healthy endorphins.
  • Promotes heart health: Sprouted brown rice is effective at reducing blockage and built-up plaque form the arteries. The antioxidants and selenium contents promote circulation.

How To Spout Brown Rice:

Little skill is required to successfully sprout brown rice, all that is required is, non-GMO brown rice, mason jars, cheesecloth or suitable alternative and filtered water. Visit our post titled, methods and benefits of sprouting beans, nuts and grains for complete instructions.

How to Prepare Sprouted Brown Rice:

Sprouting the brown rice makes it softer and more versatile – after it’s sprouted, the brown rice can be eaten raw, boiled or steamed, and incorporated in salads, stir fry’s and other such dishes. Sprouted brown rice can also be dehydrated, and then added to homemade protein bars or milled into flour.

Side Effects of Sprouted Brown Rice:

There have been reports that calls out conventional brown rice for possibly containing levels of arsenic, mold and bacteria. Such entities can be harmful to the organs and tissues. To lessen your chances of being contaminated, only purchase organic, non-GMO brown rice and do not over-consume. We make no claims that brown rice can cure any disease, consult our suggestions at your own risk.

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