Looking for a healthier oil to prepare your food? Well you can go for Rice Bran oil. Rice bran is often disposed off as waste. It is the outer covering of rice. It contains a good amount of fats and is known for promoting cardiovascular health.
Rice bran is beneficial for people with diabetes, and also for people suffering with high blood pressure and high cholesterol.
"Rice is an essential staple food for more than half of the world's population. It is grown in more than 100 countries. Rice bran as a food ingredient could deliver more than 400 individual compounds when consumed and it is likely that many of them function in a teamwork manner to deliver health benefits," noted Elizabeth Ryan, professor at the Colorado State University.
More than half of a person's daily requirements of important vitamins such as thiamine, niacin and vitamin B6 may be provided by Rice bran. According to experts, it may help tackle with shortage of nutrition also which is a major global health concern.