The botanical name of rice is Oryza sativa. Rice is a rich source of carbohydrates providing immense energy for the active functioning of the human body. It all contains high quality protein and has low levels of fat and cholesterol.
Rice is consumed by almost 70% of the world and is the staple food for a huge population in India. Rice offers a variety of health benefits. It provides instant energy, controls blood pressure due to its low sodium content, boosts metabolism and also enhances cardiovascular health.