Specially imported from Sweden, it is rich in a form of soluble fibre called beta-glucan. The proven properties of beta-glucan form a gel which binds cholesterol in the intestines and prevents it from being absorbed, therefore reducing the risk of coronary heart disease 1,2.
It sound like a lot, and it is a lot. A whole lot of good stuff that control blood sugar levels, lower LDL or 'bad' cholesterol and reduce colon cancer risk. There are also B vitamins for health metabolism (thiamine, riboflavin, niacin) and to help the body form red blood cells (folic acid). Omega 3 fatty acids prevent heart disease and arthritis, not forgetting that all these grains improve brain health and protect against dementia and Alzheimer's Disease.
This "mother of all grains" is not called superfood for nothing. High in amino acids, enzymes, vitamins, minerals, fibre, antioxidants and phytonutrients, it has superior health benefits. It is also packed with high quality proteins, potassium, magnesium, iron, vitamin B and fibre3.
Our ancestors must have had good reason for consuming brown rice. And they were right - not only does it improve cardiovascular system functions, digestive system and brain and nervous system, it is also loaded with powerful antioxidants that proved relief from hypertension, unhealthy cholesterol levels, stress, mental depression and skin disorder.
Meet the magic 6: Pearl Powder, Tangsheng Root, White Atractylodes Rhizome, Poria, Chinese Yam and Fructus Amomi. Together they protect against chronic conditions such as heart disease, diabetes and cancer, at the same time promoting digestion and metabolism, strengthening immune system, stimulating nervous system, dilating peripheral blood vessels and inhibiting adrenal cortex activity, thereby lowering blood pressure 4.
Rest assured the benefits are as useful as the name's a mouthful. While promoting the growth of beneficial bacterias, it increases overall gastrointestinal tract health and treats digestive disorders such as irritable bowel syndrome, constipation and flatulence 5.