Organic Canadian Wild Rice
White rice, brown rice, pink rice, there’s an abundance to choose from. But only one type will serve you with unimaginable nourishment while offering a delicious taste, and that’s Canadian wild rice. This is a powerhouse and serves up an assortment of essential amino acids, proteins, vitamins and minerals. Oh, and best of all, this carb goes through minimal processing and is low on the glycemic index. It feels wrong even calling it a carb. Feel free to chew your way to better health!
A 1-cup serving of wild rice has 165 calories, 6.5 grams of protein, .55 grams of fat, 3 grams of fiber, 21 percent of the daily value for folate, 17 percent of the DV for manganese, 15 percent of the DV for zinc, 13 percent of the DV for magnesium, 11 percent of the DVs for phosphorus, magnesium and niacin, and 7 percent of the DV for iron. Wild rice has more protein, fiber, iron and copper but less fat, zinc, manganese and calcium than brown rice, according to the Alternative Field Crops Manual.