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Monthly Archives: January 2014

Is Black Rice The New Brown Rice?

According to ancient Chinese legend, black rice was so rare, tasty, and nutritious that only the emperors were allowed to eat it. Times have changed although black rice is still relatively rare, researchers are trying to bring its distinctive flavor and mix of antioxidants to the masses — or at least to a grocery store near you. If you’ve never heard of black rice, much less seen it, the dark-hued grain is now available at supermarkets such as Whole Foods and appears to be gaining a foothold in kitchens and restaurants.Like brown rice, black rice is full of antioxidant-rich bran,

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