Lotus Foods, Organic Forbidden Rice, 15 oz (426 g)
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Luxurious organic black rice.
8 people found the following review helpful
Posted by Leione on Apr 24, 2014
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 amazing 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.
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special taste,highly recommended...you are welcome to rate & read my other reviews
5 people found the following review helpful
Posted by PracticalReviews on Oct 26, 2013
takes about 30-40min to cook,half the time of whole rice.easier to digest than whole rice and the texture is rich & somewhat flexible.very glad i tried this one,its a keeper!...
YUM YUM YUM!
3 people found the following review helpful
Posted by Reviewer1629530 on Sep 04, 2013
This is the best rice I have ever tried! It is wonderful in caribbean food! I mixed it in with chicken, pineapple, black beans, and caribbean seasonings. Wonderful!
Posted by Reviewer3077754 on Aug 24, 2011
This rice has both texture and flavor. Cooks up faster than brown with a much better flavor.
Simple, tasty, and nutritious!
2 people found the following review helpful
Posted by Reviewer2033686 on Sep 11, 2012
My order arrived quickly and in excellent condition. The rice tastes really good even plain. I ordered it because I discovered that black rice contains a lot of minerals and anthocyanins (more than blueberries!). I really enjoyed cooking a bowl for dinner.