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Quinoa, White Rice Or Brown Rice, Which Is Healthier?

Quinoa is a rich source of two plant compounds namely quercetin and kaempferol. These two antioxidants are associated with anti-cancer, anti-viral and anti-inflammatory properties. 100 grams of quinoa gives around 4-5 grams of protein. Quinoa is also a good source of fibre. Fibre is beneficial in reducing cholesterol, blood pressure and glucose levels.

Benefits Of Quinoa

Fibre helps to reduce blood pressure and cholesterol levels. Brown rice is a better choice for diabetics and obese individuals as well. The bran of brown rice is a rich source of antioxidants. These antioxidants were shown to be beneficial against diabetes, blood pressure and cardiovascular diseases.

Benefits Of Brown Rice

White rice is low in fibre and easier to digest making it an excellent choice for individuals suffering from digestive problems. Rice fortified with folate can be beneficial for pregnant women as folate is essential in preventing neural tube defects in infants.

Benefits Of White Rice

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