A REVIEW ON THE IMPORTANCE OF BLACK RICE IN OUR DIET
In the recent past it is believed that the nutrient content of foods has declined due to the depletion of vital minerals of farm soil caused by chemical in agricultural methods. The shift towards hybrid varieties to optimize yields has also diminished the overall nutrition of food. Eratic eating habits and processed foods has taken a toll on human health. The rise in various chronic and metabolic diseases are all indicators of this negative paradigm. Research has confirmed that a diet rich in whole grains, fruits, vegetables and high quality proteins i are important for maintaining good health. One such traditional varietals like black rice is cherished for its exceptional nutritional value (Kushwaha, 2016).
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