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Brown Rice Benefits Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Brown Rice Benefits.

Whole Grains are the Whole Package

Health experts agree that we need to eat more whole grains for optimal health. But most people don’t know what whole grains are. They have been shown to reduce the risks of heart disease, stroke, cancer, diabetes and obesity, but knowing the he...  Read more

Stay Consistent With the 'Go-To' Meal

You open the fridge and panic sets in. The cupboards elicit a similar response. Same for the pantry. You have no time and have to come up with dinner – and fast. But what will satisfy your hunger without requiring an hour of prep time? In the f...  Read more

Over 100 Super Foods for a Super You

Faster than a speeding bullet… More powerful than a locomotive… Nutrient-packed with health enhancing properties… Here come the SUPER FOODS! These foods benefit your body in so many ways. They power your brain, and...  Read more

The Truth About Carbohydrates

It’s true. A carbohydrate-rich diet can inflate appetite and girth. Low-carb diets do promote short-term weight loss, but are accompanied by some severe dangers. So what should you do? The truth is, you can have your carbs and eat them too&mdas...  Read more

The Truth about ''Natural'' Sweeteners

If you’ve wandered into a natural food store lately, you might have noticed that the selection of sweeteners seems to have multiplied. Powders, syrups, and liquids with exotic-sounding names catch your eye, each claiming to be tastier, healthie...  Read more

Lorri Brown
Updated 7/11/2014 8:51:07 PM

Hi everyone, My name is Lorri Brown. I just turned 33 yesterday. For 50% of my life I was a thin person and I was very active. The other 50% having babies and working all the time. I sit behind a desk all day long. I am very exhausted when I get home...  Read more

Measuring rice
Updated 6/22/2014 11:44:15 AM

So the box of near east rice pilaf says 1/4 cup dry is 1 cup cooked. Is this true? I've been seeing other answers online and it's bothering me. I measure it after it cooks....  Read more

Benefits of Drinking water
Updated 6/10/2014 2:36:50 PM

I was diagnosed with diabetes at age 5. Because of the diabetes, I CRAVED water. That sounds funny to crave water, but unless you know what having a really high blood sugar is, you really won't understand. However, even when my blood sugars were...  Read more

Healthy Spanish rice?? Oh, and salad question
Updated 5/28/2014 5:45:41 PM

I have not looked in the recipe archives, so this may have already been answered, but I'm looking for a healthy flavorful brown rice/Spanish rice dish and also what a cooked serving size of it is! The other thing is, does anyone else have trouble t...  Read more

Basmati Rice
Updated 6/3/2014 8:19:52 PM

I've never made it before, but am trying to find an alternative that my family will enjoy to pre-flavored rice packets or plain white processed. I've tried brown rice but my son turns his nose up to it, and my husband tolerates it but would rather s...  Read more

Brown Rice is a Fantastic Carb

Brown Rice has all the benefits of carbohydrates with very few of the negative effects. B rown Rice rice is a whole food and makes us full and brown rice can improve cholesterol because of its fiber. Fiber helps to balance glucose levels and control...  Read more

No Cholesterol, No Sodium

Eat brown rice because its high in bulk and will make you feel full, it's easy to prepare and has no cholesterol or sodium in it. Pair Brown rice with black or red beans, brown Rice with broccoli and sesame seeds, or ham chunks and rice just for a fe...  Read more

Living Healthy with Insulin Resistance/Low GI Diet

For anyone struggling with weight issues due to insulin resistance, diabetes, PCOS, and hypoglycemia. Diet Health Benefits also help reduce HBP, Cholesterol, Triglycerides, & Liver Enzymes. ...  Read more

13 Easy, Tasty Ways to Eat Brown Rice

Why does brown rice get such a bad rap? Sure, rice can be a little bland. And yes, the brown version does take longer to cook. But here’s the thing: In addition to being one of the healthiest foods in the human diet—rich in fiber, cholest...  Read more

Is Black Rice the Next Super Food?

There are many cost effective and nutrient rich foods. Brown rice is one choice frequently selected as a side dish or to stretch a casserole. We have known for a while that fruits such blueberries and blackberries are high in antioxidants. New res...  Read more