Rice! (Types, Health Benefits, & More)

white and blue ceramic bowl

This episode of the Vegetarian Zen podcast is all about rice. We discuss some of the most common types of rice (white, brown, red, and black), the health benefits of eating rice, and also some of the warnings about eating rice (especially regarding its arsenic content). We also share some tips for reducing the arsenic content of the rice you eat.



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Here’s what we mention in this episode:

Mighty Rice, Arsenic-Free Low GI White Rice, 15-Ounce (Pack of 6)
  • Undetectable arsenic as tested by Dartmouth (< 2 PPB)
  • Grown sustainably without the use of flood irrigation
  • Low GI (glycemic index) of 48
  • Non-GMO project verified
  • Grown on the island of Mauritius, gluten-free
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Recipe of the Week


Thanks for listening!

Peace and Veggies,
Vickie and Larissa

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