Forbidden Rice (Lotus Foods)

  • Forbidden Rice (Lotus Foods)
  • Forbidden Rice (Lotus Foods)

For increased health and longevity. Legend tells us that this ancient grain was once eaten exclusively by the Emperors of China. This medium-size heirloom rice is treasured for its delicious roasted nutty taste, soft texture and beautiful deep purple color. Extremely high in a class of flavonoid antioxidants called anthocyanins, Forbidden Rice® is also rich in iron and, according to Chinese herbal medicine, considered to be a blood tonifier. A striking presence on any plate, this once forbidden indulgence is now a wholesome everyday rice. It pairs beautifully with all cuisines – use it steamed plain, in a pilaf, stir-fry, salad or pudding.

As many antioxidants as blueberries? A new study shows that a spoonful of black rice bran or 10 spoonfuls of cooked black rice contains the same amount of antioxidants as a spoonful of fresh blueberries.

This rice provides the richest nutritional value, providing a higher level of vitamins, minerals and fiber of any bran rice, as well as a comprehensive range of amino acids, proteins, vegetable fats and essential trace elements needed by the body.

 

  • Cooks in only 30 minutes
  • Whole grain and heart healthy
  • High in minerals: magnesium, molybdenum and phosphorus
  • Good daily source of protein, fiber, manganese and complex carbohydrates
  • Gluten- and wheat-free
  • Non-GMO
  • Vegan

Item #AA0763 (15oz) & AA0691 (22lb)

Ingredients: Black Rice.

Information Updated: 12/04/16.