Rice, brown, long-grain, raw (Includes foods for USDA's Food Distribution Program)

Pros and cons of rice (white and brown): PROS - Contains B3 - High in selenium for our thyroide. - Contains resistant starch, healthy starch for our large intestine. CONS - White rice is a refined carbohydrate with less nutrients. - Brown rice contains arsenic, which blocks some pathways in the mitochondria and hair loss. - Contains phytic acid that reduce the minerals absorption - Digestibility of the rice is not easy due to the phytic acid.

Pros and cons of rice (white and brown): PROS - Contains B3 - High in selenium for our thyroide. - Contains resistant starch, healthy starch for our large intestine. CONS - White rice is a refined carbohydrate with less nutrients. - Brown rice contains arsenic, which blocks some pathways in the mitochondria and hair loss. - Contains phytic acid that reduce the minerals absorption - Digestibility of the rice is not easy due to the phytic acid.