How will you feel if i tell that there is a rice called “wild rice” i am sure you will think others are domestic rice right…. wild rice (Zizania palustris) is an annual plant native to the Great Lakes region of North America, Rice is a common carbohydrate and has a lot of species. The commonest, which is White Rice is like the general lunch for Africa on a Sunday. Wild Rice is less common due to its scarcity but it is nutrient-densed and loaded with minerals, vitamins and with other multiple health benefits, there are fun facts about wild rice you should note. Wild rice actually grows on water. It’s a semi-acquatic plant. Now, here’s why you should include wild rice in your regular diet. It is the number one and most nutritious rice in the world, it is alkaline and organic with low glycemic index , it amazing for diabetic patients on grain-free diets.
Secondly, Oxidants damage the cell whereas antioxidants help to prevent cell damage and guess what! Wild rice contains more antioxidants than white rice. This helps to protect your body from disease .For foodies looking to lose weight, wild rice keeps you from overeating. It has low calories and essential nutrients that keeps you full almost immediately. Unlike most grains that are acidic, wild rice is alkaline and that’s a plus because it helps your body prevent inflammation.