As well as being cheaper than blueberries, black rice has more anthocyanin antioxidants, vitamin E antioxidants, less sugar and more fiber than blueberries, a presentation at the 240th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society (ACS) revealed.



Black rice used to be consumed just by nobles in ancient China; it was considered the Emperor's rice and was literally forbidden for anyone else to eat it.



Anthocyanin antioxidants show promise in fighting cancer, heart disease and some other illnesses/conditions. Black rice and its bran extracts could be added to food products, such as breakfast cereals, drinks, cakes and cookies to enhance their health and nutritional value.



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