Lotus Foods, Heirloom Forbidden Rice, 15 oz (426 g)
By Lotus Foods16 Reviews
Expiration Date: Jun 2016
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Shipping Weight: 1.12 lbs (0.51 kg)
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- Product Code: LTF-00210
- UPC Code: 708953002101
- Package Quantity: 15 oz (426 g)
- Dimensions: 2.6 x 3.7 x 4 in, 0.95 lbs (0.43 kg)
- Healthier Rice for a Healthier Life
- Natural Source of Antioxidants
- Rice is Life
- 100% Whole Grain 60g or More Per Serving
- Be Part of the Solution
- More Crop Per Drop
- Non GMO Project Verified
Potent source of manganese.
Excellent source of minerals: Magnesium, molybdenum and phosphorus.
A good daily source of protein, fiber and complex carbohydrates. Vegan.
Contains anthocyanins. Studies have shown that anthocyanins are important antioxidants for maintaining health.
Diets rich in whole grains and other plant foods and low in total fat, saturated fat and cholesterol may reduce the risk of heart disease and some cancers.
Lotus Foods rices are selected for superior taste, fast and easy cooking, and nutritional value. We partner in fair trade with small family farmers to preserve local biodiversity and grow rice more sustainably. This means more healthy rice choices for you and your family, a cleaner environment, and improved quality of life for farmers.
Better For You
Legend has it this ancient grain, referred to as 'longevity rice,' was reserved for the emperors of China. Treasured for its delicious roasted nutty taste, soft texture and beautiful deep purple color, Forbidden Rice is a natural source of antioxidants called anthocyanins—purple pigments also found in blueberries and acai—but without the sugar. A dramatic presence on any plate, this wholesome rice cooks in only 30 minutes. Now you can eat like an emperor every day!
Better for People
Forbidden Rice is grown on hundreds of small family farms in Heilongjiang, the Black Dragon River region of China's northeast provinces. Our price premiums translate directly into more income, better health, and brighter prospects for these families
Combine 1 3/4 cups water, 1 cup rice and a pinch of salt. Bring to a boil over high heat. Cover, reduce heat and simmer for 30 minutes. Remove from heat. Let stand covered for a few minutes. Fluff and serve.
A rice cooker may be used with the same water-to-rice ratio. 1 cup raw rice yields 3 cups cooked rice.
Use in any rice dish or cuisine, from savory to sweet. Great for pilafs, puddings, salads, soups, stir-fries and stuffings. Makes a nutritious breakfast cereal, including jook. Or just enjoy steamed plain with vegetable, seafood or meat entree.
|Serving Size: 1/3 cup (60 g dry)|
|Servings Per Container: 7|
|Amount Per Serving||% Daily Value*|
|Calories from Fat||20|
|Total Fat||2 g||3%|
|Saturated Fat||0 g||0%|
|Trans Fat||0 g|
|Total Carbohydrate||43 g||14%|
|Dietary Fiber||3 g||10%|
|* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.|
iHerb Customer Reviews
So delicious and nutritious. In addition to being gluten free and suitable for people with celiac disease and gluten intolerance, this ancient Chinese rice is rich in protein, dietary fiber, niacin (vitamin B3), vitamin B6, thiamin (vitamin B1), riboflavin (vitamin B2), folic acid (vitamin B9), manganese, selenium, magnesium, phosphorus, copper, iron, calcium, potas sium, phytosterols, antioxidants and flavonoids (including the very rare anthocyanins responsible for its dark color), and is beneficial for people suffering from diabetes, hypertension, high cholesterol, obesity, heart disease, gastritis, acid reflux, nausea, indigestion, osteoporosis, arthritis, rheumatism and even cancer: it helps stabilize blood sugar and regulate insulin levels, prevents blood spikes keeping you full longer, aids digestion, prevents heartburn and acid reflux, increases appetite, soothes the stomach lining, reduces colon inflammation, normalizes blood pressure, lowers triglycerides and LDL or "bad" cholesterol levels while increasing HDL or "good" cholesterol, protects against strokes, atherosclerosis and peripheral arterial disease, helps maintain healthy bones and teeth, and even reduces the risk of cancer. I love this rice: not only is it delicious and great in different recipes, but also it helps normalize my cholesterol levels and blood pressure and relieves the symptoms of my acid reflux and gastritis. Wonderful product. Highly recommended.
This is my favorite rice. I was unable to get it at my local health food store anymore. I'm so glad to find that iherb carries it!