Organic EDEN Short Grain Brown Rice is Lundberg family, California organically grown. There is no better brown rice. Short grain brown rice is the sweetest of all rice varieties with full-flavor. It is soft and chewy after cooking. It can be boiled, pressure cooked, baked, or steamed for a nutritious entrée by itself or combined with other whole grains, nuts, seeds, dried fruit, fresh or dried vegetables, or beans. It is especially suitable for brown rice sushi, rice balls, puddings, croquettes and burgers, salads, paella, and creamy risotto. 100% whole grain and gluten free.
Cultivated in Asia since al least 7,500 BC, rice Oryza sativa is a staple for six out of every ten of Earth's people. The health and nutritional benefits of brown rice are now recognized by scientists, medical practitioners, and nutritionist worldwide. These benefits are primarily due to its intact bran and germ layers providing the beneficial fiber and B vitamins. In healthy diets brown rice builds energy, nourishes blood, and promotes good digestion.
USDA Human Nutrition Research Center at Tufts University say, "Whole grain regulates blood sugar by slowing down the conversion of complex carbohydrates to sugar. In fact, low-glycemic index food such as whole grain reduces hunger and can help to control weight." Agriculture Research Service completed a study of more than 2,000 people concluding, "at least three or more servings of whole grain everyday could reduce the chances of developing metabolic syndrome - a condition marked by a combination of abdominal obesity, high blood pressure, poor blood sugar control, low HDL 'good' cholesterol and high blood fats."
According to FDA, "Diets rich in whole grain and other plant foods and low in total fat, saturated fat, and cholesterol may reduce the risk of heart disease and some cancers." EDEN Brown Rice is low in total fat, free of saturated fat and cholesterol and a good source of healthy fiber.