Farm Star Living

Health Benefits:

Aids in digestion
Anti-fungal
Anti-inflammatory
May reduce nausea
Pain reliever
Prevents sinusitis
Relieves PMS

Nutrition:

Serving size: 1 cup; Calories: 216; Fat: 1.8g; Cholesterol: 0mg; Sodium: 10mg; Carbs: 45g; Fiber:.6g; Sugars: .7g; Protein: 5g; Potassium: 2%DV; Vitamin A: 0%DV; Vitamin C: 0%DV; Calcium: 2%DV; Iron: 4%DV

Did You Know?

  • Rice is a symbol of life and fertility, which is why rice was traditionally thrown at weddings
  • In India, rice is associated with prosperity and with the Hindu goddess of wealth, Lakshmi
  • You can use rice to make an easy heating pad. Fill an old sock with a couple cups of rice, and then tie up the end. Pop it in the microwave for a few minutes, instant neck warmer

Ways to Eat:

  • Boiled
  • Fried
  • Steamed

Farming Trivia:

  • About 22 billion pounds of rice is produced each year by farmers in Arkansas, California, Louisiana, Texas, Missouri and Mississippi
  • The U.S. produces high-quality varieties of short, medium and long grain rice, as well as specialty rices
  • There are more than 10,000 rice farm operators in the United States
  • September is National Rice Month to celebrate the harvest of rice

Note: Always consult a physician for any specific health questions and concerns. Some of this information may be subject to change should there be any new findings from Federal Health Administration (FHA), Food & Drug Administration (FDA), American Medical Association (AMA), American Cancer Society (ACS), and / or other leading food, nutrition and medical advisors.