Bamboo Rice/
Moongil Arisi
(மூங்கில் அரிசி)

100.00 80.00

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Health Benefits:

Bamboo Rice is nutrient rich and replace paddy in many tribal villages of western ghats and the north east. In fact the protein content of Bamboo seed is higher than that of rice and wheat.

Other than protein the rice also has carbohydrates, vitamins A, B1, B2, B3 and B6, minerals calcium, iron and phosphorus, and fibre. This makes the rice highly nutritive especially to small children because of the immediate release of energy it gives.

1. Enhances Fertility

The health benefit of bamboo rice is studied extensively in the Kani tribes of Kanyakumari. The study has reported that consumption of the rice is beneficial in the reproductive ability and fertility of the tribe.

2. Controls rheumatic pain and joint pain

Since bamboo rice is rich in calcium, bone health is maintained and pains related to joins, rheumatism, arthritis and backbone are controlled.

3. Controls Diabetes

The glycemic index of the rice is low and hence diabetes is controlled. It also is a rich source of phosphorus and iron, which makes sure that your heart is healthy and controls heart enlargement.

3. Lowers Cholesterol Level

There is no fat in bamboo seeds. The carbohydrates that is present also increase the blood glucose level in a slow pace, this helps in reducing cholesterol accumulation. Burning fat that is already accumulated is also possible because of this low glycemic index.

4. High Phosphorus content

Bamboo seeds contain about 218 mg % of phosphorus in them which is quite a commendable amount for any rice.
Phosphorus plays a vital role in
• formation of bones and teeth.
• also determines how the body uses carbohydrates and fats
• helps body to accumulate more protein for growth maintenance and repair of vital organs and tissues.
• Combines with B vitamins to make sure, kidney function, muscle contraction, heart beat and nerve signaling are normal.

5. Regulates Blood Pressure

Consuming the rice regularly keeps your blood pressure in the normal range by maintaining the mineral constituents in the body. Iron, calcium and phosphorus act simultaneously in keeping the heart and brain coordination working in unison.

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