10 Proven Health Benefits of Brown Rice

8 – Brown rice and bone health

Magnesium is an important nutrient for the health of the bones, and brown rice is an excellent dietary source of magnesium. More than 50% of people in the US consumes less than the recommended dietary allowance of magnesium per day.[8]

There is an association between deficiency of magnesium and low bone density together with an increased osteoporosis risk. Increasing magnesium intake could be a low-cost preventive measure against osteoporosis in people with magnesium deficiency.[9]

Brown rice is also an excellent source of manganese, another mineral that supports the health of the bones.

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