5 Best Types of Rice for Your Health, Ranked by a Dietitian

Brown rice is a whole grain variant that contains the complete grain kernel and is characterized by its unprocessed nature.

Brown Rice

Beyond the brown rice type, whole grain rice comes in black and red varieties.

 Black Rice

Red rice has significant concentrations of anthocyanins and other antioxidants, much as other colored rice.

Red Rice

Another variety of whole grain rice is purple rice, which comes in two different varieties: sticky and long grain.

Purple Rice

White rice has its germ and bran layers removed, leaving the starchy endosperm, in contrast to brown rice. While brown rice

Enriched White Rice

typically has more protein and fiber, enhanced rice has more vitamins and minerals, including iron and B vitamins.

Enriched White Rice

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