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Luxurious organic black rice.
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.
special taste,highly recommended...you are welcome to rate & read my other reviews
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!
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!
Simple, tasty, and nutritious!
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.
Posted by Reviewer3077754 on Aug 24, 2011
This rice has both texture and flavor. Cooks up faster than brown with a much better flavor.
Posted by Reviewer1427658 on Jun 27, 2012
I purchased this after living in Korea for 2 years. They often used this rice mixed with white rice and I loved it. It gives your rice a lovely purple color(I mix mine Korean style...3/4 white rice 1/4 this rice). If you are looking to liven up your rice with healthy wholesome ingredients this is it!
Black rice is the way forward, plus it's really tasty
Posted by Reviewer2607859 on Feb 07, 2014
I seem to be judging all foods these days by how my blood sugar reacts. Black rice (unlike white and brown) is a rice that for me, at least, doesn't affect my glucose results that much. Which means I don't have to use as much insulin. Black rice is more nutty, has a better texture. I am really vegetarian for the most part, but had this once with salmon and raw spinach..it was incredible.
Posted by Reviewer2190549 on Oct 20, 2011
We enjoy this rice in a dish with beans and salsa. Nice flavor and different appearance. It is supposed to be loaded with antioxidants.
Posted by BelayaKaterina on Aug 27, 2012
Абсолютно замечательный рис. Пробовала впервые и осталась очень довольна. Ароматный и кажется, что в него добавили хорошее домашнее сливочное масло. Буду покупать еще и не раз! ==================================================================================================== Absolutely wonderful rice. I've tried it for the first time and was very pleased. Fragrant and it seems like a nice homemade butter is added. I will buy this product more than once!
love this rice
Posted by HealthyIsHappy on Nov 28, 2011
delicious, nutritious :)