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Red Rice - Organic 1kg

Buy Red Rice Organic 1kg from Indigo Herbs

Red Rice - Organic 1kg

Latin Name: Oryza punctata

  • Certified Organic
  • Low GI
  • Heart Healthy
  • Re-sealable airtight foil pouch
  • 100% Pure botanical ingredients, absolutely nothing added
Organic Quality Assured Organic Organic Vegetarian and Vegan Safe
£7.99
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Red Rice Organic 1kg from Indigo Herbs is one of the most antioxidant rich rice varieties. Red Rice has a fantastic nutty taste making it a choice grain for rice salads and other unique hot dishes. When cooked our Organic Red Rice makes particular dishes eye catching and yet very healthy.

At Indigo Herbs we are passionate about premium quality botanicals. Explore the tabs on this page to find out more about the health benefits, quality, manufacture and suggested use of this wholefood. At Indigo Herbs we are committed to empowering optimum health and nutrition and assisting you to take responsibility for your own health and wellbeing, by having access to many of natures healing botanicals.

Also known as: Red Rice

Our Organic Red Rice is High in Manganese, a highly antioxidant mineral which is a component of the antioxidant enzyme super-oxide dismutase (SOD). This enzyme is tasked with seeking out and neutralising free radicals, thus protecting the cells from damage. Manganese is essential for the proper growth and formation of the human bone structure and is a very effective mineral in aiding the increase of mineral density in the spine.

Red Rice is also a Source of Selenium – a critical nutrient for the thyroid, helping to regulate and balance the thyroid hormones. 

Our Wholefoods are 100% pure and unprocessed with nothing added. They are simple and easy to integrate into your daily diet. Seeds can be roasted or soaked and sprouted. Nuts can be made into nut milk, nut butter or snacked upon. Fruits can flavour a cake, bread or biscuits, or make a great topping to breakfast cereal.

Nuts, seeds and dried fruit all make great ingredients for a superfood snack trail mix, and can supply essential daily nutrients whilst being delicious and satisfying. For full instructions go to our How to use Wholefoods page.

  1. Rinse red rice in water.
  2. Heat oil in a pan, add rice and stir for 2 minutes.
  3. Add water and bring to a boil.
  4. Lower heat and cover pan. Cook for 45 minutes or until liquid is absorbed.
  5. Remove from heat and let rest for 10 minutes.
HIGH IN
Manganese
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High in Manganese

Derived from the Greek word for magic, manganese is a trace mineral that is present in tiny amounts in the body and is found mostly in the bones, liver, kidneys and pancreas.  It is essential for the proper and normal growth of the human bone structure and is a very effective mineral in aiding in the increase of the mineral density of spinal bone.  Manganese is also needed in the production and repair of connective tissue, its specific role is in the manufacture of mucopolysaccharides which are one of the main components of all connective tissues.  

Regulation of the body’s metabolism is another vital function of manganese with manganese activated enzymes helping in the metabolism of cholesterol, amino acids and carbohydrates.  Also a powerful contributor to the protection of cells from oxidative stress, manganese is a component of the antioxidant enzyme superoxide dismutase (SOD) which helps to fight free radicals.  Free radicals occur naturally in the body but can damage cell membranes and DNA, antioxidants such as SOD can help to neutralise free radicals.  Rich sources of manganese include; whole grains, nuts and nut butters and leafy vegetables.

Manganese contributes to:

·         normal energy-yielding metabolism

·         the maintenance of normal bones

·         the normal formation of connective tissue

·         the protection of cells from oxidative stress

SOURCE OF
Dietary Fibre
SOURCE OF
Selenium
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Source of Selenium

Selenium is an essential trace element that plays an important role in a number of physiological processes in humans.  It is a key element in spermatogenesis (the production or development of mature spermatozoa) and male fertility.  Selenium has also been shown to support the immune system by promoting the production of killer T-cells (a type of white blood cell), which engulf and destroy harmful foreign substances that enter the body and could otherwise cause disease and infection.  Selenium works in close conjunction with vitamin E as an antioxidant to prevent the formation of free radicals which can weaken and damage cells in every organ system. 

In addition, research has shown that selenium is an essential component of the thyroid gland’s functions, helping to regulate the amount of the thyroid hormone T3 that is produced within the body – without selenium the T3 hormone cannot be produced which can be catastrophic to a wide variety of your body’s systems.  It is believed that good selenium intake can help to prevent hair loss and promote shiny hair and healthy nail growthBrazil nuts are the richest source of selenium discovered so far, also found in mushrooms, shellfish, garlic, pumpkin and sunflower seeds, selenium is destroyed when foods are refined or processed so eating a variety of whole, unprocessed foods is the best way to get selenium into your diet.

Selenium contributes to:

·         normal spermatogenesis

·         the maintenance of normal hair

·         the maintenance of normal nails

·         the normal function of the immune system

·         normal thyroid function

·         the protection of cells from oxidative stress

Organic Red Rice
Nutritional info
Per 100g
Serving 75g
Serving %RDA*
Daily Portion in grams
 
75
 
Energy KJ/Kcal
1466KJ/347Kcal
1100KJ/260Kcal
13.09%
Fat
3.1g
2.3g
3.32%
of which saturates
0.8g
0.6g
 
Carbohydrate
67.3g
50.5g
19.41%
of which sugars
0.7g
0.5g
0.58%
Protein
8.7g
6.5g
13.05%
Dietary Fibre
7.4g
5.6g
 
Salt
10.00mg
7.50mg
0.13%
Manganese
0.90mg
0.68mg
33.75%
Selenium
0.01mg
0.01mg
13.64%
RDA: reference intake of an average adult

Certified Organic by The Organic Food Federation

Produced to GMP standards

Quality Assured by Indigo Herbs

Suitable for vegetarians and vegans

Gluten free

Re-sealable air tight, foil pouch

100% pure botanical ingredients, absolutely nothing added

Our Organic Red Rice is grown in certified organic land. After it is reaped it is left in the field to dry naturally under the sun. It is then threshed to separate the grain from the rest of the crop before it goes on for cleaning – removing immature, unfilled, non-grain materials. The rice is then thoroughly tested for heavy metals and foreign particles before being packed and made ready for shipment. 

Can cause bloating if too much is consumed.

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