What Are The Benefits Of Brown Rice Tea

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Benefits of brown rice tea are manifold. Brown rice is prepared when the outmost layer of the rice kernel is done away with. Eliminating only this layer leaves the vital minerals and vitamins dwelling in the rice kernel intact. Brown rice is an incredible source of the nutrients you need to continue a healthy diet. Brown rice tea is a blend of green tea and brown rice and is replete of these beneficial nutrients


 


Bursting with Antioxidants


Brown rice tea is chock-full of antioxidants that are essential in the prevention of diseases. The antioxidants in green tea mixed with those in brown rice make a super healthy drink. According to a 2006 study published in the European Journal of Clinical Nutrition, tea is a more nutritious drink to consume overall, even better than water, because tea helps rehydrates as well as water, but also provides the antioxidant polyphenol that protects you from heart disease.


 


Source of Manganese


Manganese is a mineral that helps produce energy from protein. It is also an important part of an antioxidant critical to your health concerning the protection of cells. Manganese helps your body maintain bone strength, normal blood-sugar levels and healthy nerves.


 


Plenty of Fiber and Selenium


Brown rice tea is a great source of fiber and the mineral selenium. Fiber is important in maintaining a healthy digestive tract and assists in the maintenance of healthy weight. Selenium is a vital mineral in your body that facilitates thyroid metabolism, boosts immunity and antioxidant functions. Selenium is a mineral that has been revealed to be valuable in the treatment of colon cancer.


 


Rich in Polyphenols


Brown rice tea contains antioxidants known as polyphenols, according to studies conducted by Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio. Polyphenols in green tea may gesture cancer cells to disallow reproduction by stimulating a natural process of programmed cell fatality known as apoptosis.


 


Lower Risk of Cancer


Studies performed in China showed that men and women who drank at least a cup of brown rice tea a couple of times a week for six months lowers their possibility of colon, pancreatic and rectal cancer more than those who did not drink brown rice tea. According to the National Research Council, Japan is least susceptible to cancer and this has been linked with the heavy consumption of brown rice tea. Further studies are necessary to confirm the link between brown rice tea and cancer.


 


One word of caution, you should not self-treat with brown rice tea in lieu of medical counsel. If you are a heart patient, before reaping the health benefits of brown rice tea make sure to seek professional advice from a Doctor.


 


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