Why You Should Always Opt For Ofada Rice (Brown Rice).
Lets talk about ofada rice today, ofada rice is a Nigerian made rice which is majorly planted in Ogun state and some other southwestern states of Nigeria. Many people consume this rice but majority of its consumers don’t really know the health benefits of this great Nigerian product. Ofada rice has many health benefits , below are numerous benefits attached to eating Ofada rice.
On cancer, Ofada rice protects the body against colon cancer due to its high fiber content and the presence of a dietary mineral called selenium. Selenium also has antioxidant properties and it helps protect the cells from damage.
On blood pressure, Ofada rice helps reduce the risk of high blood pressure due to its rich source of magnesium. Magnesium is one of the six essential macro-minerals that is needed by the body for optimal functioning. Magnesium helps regulate blood sugar levels, promotes normal blood pressure and its known to be involved in energy metabolism. It also helps in reducing the risk of heart attack and stroke.
Due to its rich source of manganese and magnesium, Ofada rice help reduces the gravity of asthma. Its worthy to note that Ofada rice provides us 80 percent of our daily value for manganese. Ofada rice also aids weight loss due to its high fiber content. Fiber plays a major role in digestion process, have a written a lot in the past about the role fiber plays in the digestion process. Due to its high fiber content, ofada rice is known to be an effective colon cleanser.
Researchers at the Temple University School of medicine found out that brown rice (ofada rice) is a better choice over white because of the presence of an ingredient that protects the body against high blood pressure and atherosclerosis.
With the above mentioned benefits of Ofada rice, you can see the reasons why you should always opt for Ofada rice.