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Eating Rice On A Regular Basis Linked To Better Health And

Eating Rice On A Regular Basis Linked To Better Health And Diet Quality

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...

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2012-12-21 05:03:47

The grain industry applauds the U. S. Department of Agriculture´s (USDA) decision to suspend daily and weekly maximum quantities placed on grains, meats, and meat alternatives for the school year 2012-2013. (PRWEB) December 20, 2012 The grain industry applauds the U. S. Department of Agriculture´s (USDA) decision to suspend daily and weekly maximum quantities placed on grains, meats, and meat alternatives for the school year 2012-2013, saying the action is positive for both school...

2012-09-19 02:29:38

ARLINGTON, Va., Sept. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The USA Rice Federation, which represents U.S. rice growers and all segments of the U.S. rice industry, today issued the following statement in response to a Consumer Reports article on arsenic in rice: To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click: http://www.multivu.com/mnr/57522-usa-rice-federation-the-facts-about-arsenic-in-rice (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120919/MM74213) "We understand...

2012-06-27 06:22:47

LAS VEGAS, June 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- New research shows that a side dish of white and brown rice might add more than delicious flavor and nutrition to meals. In fact, results of this study presented today at the Institute of Food Technologists (IFT) Annual Meeting, show that white or brown rice provide a high level of satisfaction and fullness, which is important for people trying to control calories, while still enjoying their food. In the first-ever human clinical...

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...

2011-04-22 00:00:31

The U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) presented the first national "Legacy of Conservation" Award today to the USA Rice Federation. Arlington, VA (PRWEB) April 21, 2011 The U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) presented the first national "Legacy of Conservation" Award to the USA Rice Federation on Wednesday. The award recognizes those outstanding organizations or individuals whose...

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...

2010-11-05 00:00:38

Amie Valpone of New York City has been named the grand-prize winner of USA Rice Federation's "Bowl Us Over" contest. Valpone won a $500 gift card to the grocery store of her choice with an Orange Balsamic Herbed Rice Bowl. Arlington, VA (Vocus) November 4, 2010 Amie Valpone of New York City has been named the grand-prize winner of USA Rice Federation's "Bowl Us Over" contest. Valpone won a $500 gift card to the grocery store of her choice with an Orange Balsamic Herbed Rice Bowl. Perfect...

2010-02-01 07:50:00

ARLINGTON, Va., Feb. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Have you slacked off your New Year resolutions to exercise more, eat healthier and take charge of your life? Lucky for you, February is Heart Health Month, and the USA Rice Federation wants to boost your resolve to take charge of your health with nurturing meals that are good for the heart and soul. U.S.-grown rice, which is nutrient rich, is one of the most heart-friendly foods to enjoy. Rice is low in calories, has just a trace of fat, and...

2009-10-12 07:15:00

ARLINGTON, Va., Oct. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- According to recent research published in the October issue of the Journal of the American Dietetic Association (JADA), eating rice helps improve overall diet and potentially reduces the risk for many chronic diseases, including obesity, cardiovascular disease and Type II diabetes. The data suggest that including rice as part of a healthful, balanced diet may be linked to overall healthier eating patterns, which is one of the most important...

2009-10-01 07:15:00

ARLINGTON, Va., Oct. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- The updated Women, Infants, and Children nutrition program (WIC), serving more than nine million at-risk, low- to moderate-income families will as of today include brown rice as one of the program's key whole grain offerings. Brown rice is the perfect addition because it is both economical and a nutritional powerhouse. At about 10 cents per serving, it will help to keep the WIC Food Packages cost-neutral and, because brown rice is a 100% whole...