It has high fiber content, helps promote weight loss, keeps bowel functions at peak, helps nervous and reproductive system, etc. Selenium present acts as an antioxidant. It is safe for gluten allergy prone individuals. It is very useful for weight watchers and heart patients.
Rich in vitamins and minerals including B-vitamins, magnesium, manganese. Replacing 50 grams of white rice with the same amount of brown rice would lower risk of type 2 diabetes by 16%. It is traditionally held to be premium quality and used on occasions only.