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Brown rice beats heart disease.

Professor Satoru Eguchi is presenting evidence at the Experimental Biology annual conference in California that brown rice can protect against hardening of the arteries and high blood pressure.

Eguchi has shown in experiements that an ingredient in brown rice combats a protein known as angiotensin II, which contributes to high blood pressure and clogged arteries.

The ingredient is located in a layer between the white center of the grain and the brown fibrous outside. This layer is progressively removed as rice is polished. White rice is the result of completely stripping off this good layer.  The most-protective results appear to be from least-milled rice.

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April 27, 2010 - Posted by | Brown rice, CVD - cardiovascular disease, Diet, High blood pressure, Satoru Eguchi

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