KAREN NACHAY

Black rice shows health potential
Nutritionists have touted brown rice as a much healthier alternative to white rice due to brown rice’s higher content of antioxidants and other nutrients. But black rice has potential to overtake brown rice as a nutritional powerhouse, reported scientists at the 240th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society.

The researchers found that not only did black rice bran contain the same lipid-soluble antioxidants such as gamma-tocotrienol and gammaoryzanol as b…



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