Organic Sprouted Brown Rice

Health Benefits

Nutrition

Organic sprouted gluten free brown rice contain more nutrients than regular grains . Sprouting also make the grains easier to digest and some of the vitamins and minerals, including vitamin C, more bioavailable, according to the Whole Grains Council.

Blood Glucose Control

Diabetics and people with insulin resistance may benefit from using sprouted brown rice instead of refined grains. A study published in "The Journal of Nutrition and Metabolism" found that breads made with sprouted grains resulted in a lower blood glucose response than with sourdough, 12-grain or white breads in overweight individuals at risk for insulin resistance and Type 2 diabetes.

Heart Disease Risk

Eating sprouted grains may also help lower your heart disease risk, although the research is still preliminary. An animal study published in "Phytotherapy Research" in July 2009 found that sprouted buckwheat may help lower blood pressure. Another animal study, published in "Annals of Nutrition and Metabolism" in 2007, found that a type of sprouted brown rice may help increase high-density lipoprotein, or good cholesterol, and decrease the risk of clogged arteries.