Commonly called by the name Emperor’s rice, black rice was believed to be consumed by ancient Chinese. This forbidden rice contains more phytonutrients in it. It is highly rich in fiber, antioxidants and acts as a perfect detoxifier for liver, prevents diabetes, cancer Many recipes are made using Black rice. Most popular among them is Dosa, puttu, Pudding with Coconut & Mango, Risotto, plain rice with various curries and others. HEALTH BENEFITS Black rice is highly rich in Fiber content This type of rice has highest level of antioxidants than any other type of rice variety. As we know antioxidants helps to fight the free radicals (Causes damages to the tissues and cells) which are released from the human body. It also reduces inflammation. Consuming black rice on regular basis, reduces the risk of Asthma It acts as a wonderful Detoxifier for liver It also helps in prevention of diabetes. It absolutely reduces atherosclerosis – Consuming Black rice helps in removal of fatty materials which gets deposited in the inner walls of arteries. It also prevents the disease which arises due to this. It entirely controls the Hypertension It completely reduces cholesterol (LDL – Low-density Lipoprotein cholesterol, which is bad cholesterol) It helps in preventing Cancer It improves the digestive system It enhances the growth of hair and increases eye sight.