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Health Benefits:

Helps control LDL cholesterol levels
Improves bone and muscle health
Increases stamina
May reduce cholesterol
May reduce risk of heart disease
Promotes heart health

Nutrition:

Serving size: 1 cup; Calories: 166; Fat: .6g; Cholesterol: 0mg; Sodium: 5mg; Carbs: 35g; Fiber: 3g; Sugars: 1.2g; Protein: 6.5g; Potassium: 5% DV; Vitamin A: 0%DV; Vitamin C: 0%DV; Calcium: 1%DV; Iron: 5%DV

Did You Know?

  • Wild rice is not actually rice, but an annual water-grass seed
  • Wild rice is slightly higher in protein than most other whole grains, and is a good source of fiber, folate, magnesium, phosphorus, manganese, zinc, Vitamin B6, and niacin

Ways to Eat:

  • Boiled
  • Baked

Farming Trivia:

  • September is the 20th anniversary of National Rice Month (including wild rice)
  • Wild rice is the only grain native to the United States

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.