You’ll agree with me that a good number of people have settled for rice as an everyday favorite meal in the different ways they choose to have it prepared. One very popular form of preparing it in Nigeria and Ghana is the “legendary” JOLLOF rice 🙂
Now, asides being a very tasteful quick fix meal, It has garnered a lot of attention due to the plenty talk about it on social media and the fact that it appears to be present at the buffet stand of every social event.
Health Benefits of Rice
The health benefits of rice include its ability to provide fast and instant energy, regulate and improve bowel movements, stabilize blood sugar levels, and slow down the aging process, while also providing an essential source of vitamin B1 to the human body. Other benefits include its ability to boost skin health, increase the metabolism, aid in digestion, reduce high blood pressure, help weight loss efforts, improve the immune system and provide protection against dysentery, cancer, and heart disease. Rice is a fundamental food in many cultural cuisines around the world. It is an important cereal crop that feeds more than half of the world’s population.
But today, we intend to tell you about different ways to eat your boiled white rice and which is the most nutritious way. It is important to note that good health is of the essence. Quite recently, our founder – Collins Akanno was featured in BBC News | Pidgin to sensitize the African population on the healthiest option from four ways to eat a plate of boiled white rice. What would your choice be from the following?
White rice and stew with…
- moin moin
- (just as it is – white rice and stew)
Without a doubt, most people will choose option 1 because they want quantity (to feel fuller). Option 3 because they love to eat meat. Fewer people will select option 2 and option 4. Well watch the video below for more nutrition awareness;
Healthiest Rice Combo – Watch it now live on BBC Pidgin.
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