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2014-04-16 05:25:09

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online People can improve their diets, according to a new study from Baylor College of Medicine, simply by enjoying white or brown rice as part of their daily routine. The research, funded by the US Department of Agriculture and the USA Rice Federation, was published online in a recent issue of Food and Nutrition Sciences. The researchers, led by Theresa Nicklas, DrPH, of Baylor College of Medicine, analyzed the National Health and...

2011-06-02 12:31:00

ARLINGTON, Va., June 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The new United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) food plate icon, released today, illustrates in a simple but powerful way how consumers can eat a healthy diet, every day and at every meal. The MyPlate icon, which replaces the MyPyramid image used since 1992, depicts proportional wedges of grains, fruits, vegetables and protein on a plate. Grains comprise a large portion, signaling that USDA recognizes the importance of grains such as...

2011-02-03 00:00:44

"Hearty" recipes and tips from USA Rice Federation for American Heart Month Arlington, VA (Vocus/PRWEB) February 02, 2011 Good health requires a focus on healthy eating and exercise. If you've already slacked off on your New Year's resolution to eat better and get in shape, there's no better time than February, American Heart Month, to recommit to a heart healthy lifestyle. And, rice can help -- it offers a delicious, nutritious base for a multitude of heart healthy recipes and provides...

2011-01-31 17:22:00

ARLINGTON, Va., Jan. 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Nutritious U.S.-grown rice can help consumers meet the new 2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans, which emphasize healthier food choices to boost overall nutrition while helping to combat the growing rate of obesity, America's leading public health concern. Newly published research shows that Americans who eat rice have healthier diets and are less likely to be overweight and obese -- the overall goals of the new Dietary Guidelines. The...

2010-12-08 04:06:00

EL DORADO HILLS, Calif., Dec. 8, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Remarkable advancements in the processing of rice bran, the world's most potent superfood, have given food science a dramatic leap forward. Rice is the most consumed staple on earth, and the primary food source for 70% of the world's population. But for thousands of years the bran, which contains a rice kernel's most valuable nutrients, has been discarded. Key breakthroughs now enable the conversion of rice bran into an economically...

2010-10-20 19:27:45

Scientists are reporting evidence that black rice "” a little-known variety of the grain that is the staple food for one-third of the world population "” may help soothe the inflammation involved in allergies, asthma, and other diseases. Their study appears in ACS' bi-weekly Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. Mendel Friedman and colleagues point out that their previous research showed several potential health benefits of eating black rice bran. Bran is the outer husk of...


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