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Healthy Benefits of Using Rice Bran Oil

By Edited Oct 2, 2016 1 2
Rice Grain Anatomy
RICE BRAN OIL is one of nature's best-kept secrets. Not only is it an ancient Japanese beauty secret with properties that are know to condition the hair as well as cleanse, moisturize and beautify the skin, but it is also considered "The World's Healthiest, Edible Oil".

Rice Bran Oil is extracted from the germ (inner husk) of the rice grain, where as the bran (outer layer of the grain) is used for medicinal purposes. Versatile in its uses, it is the perfect oil for healthy cooking needs. Rice Bran Oil is light and delicate with a flavorful nutty taste and has a high smoke point. Following are the important benefits of using Rice Bran Oil.

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A better understanding of Rice Bran Oil

Step 1

Take advantage of its versatility. Since it is extremely light, delicious, and has a high smoke point, it can be used for frying, baking, saut©ing, in salad dressings, as a dipping oil or in any way that other cooking oils are used.

Step 2

Rice Bran Oil is hypoallergenic. It is an excellent alternative for those that have an intolerance to other cooking oils.

Step 3

Using Rice Bran Oil reduces calories when used to cook foods. Foods cooked in Rice Bran Oil absorb up to 20% less oil, resulting in better flavor and palatability, which ultimately makes it more economical to use than other oils. Many restaurants are now using it in their deep fryers to eliminate trans fat.

Step 4

Rice Bran Oil is full of vitamin E complex and antioxidants that help fight free radicals and the effects of aging and enhance the immune system.

Step 5

Using Rice Bran Oil can also help lower cholesterol, fight diseases and will therefore enhance the immune system.

Step 6

Rice Bran Oil has the best balance of saturated, monounsaturated and polyunsaturated fats as recommended by such organizations as the American Heart Association and the World Health Organization. It's the oil of choice for improving serum cholesterol levels and preventing cardiovascular diseases.


Step 7

The actual cost of California Rice Oil to the consumer is not significantly different than other high-grade vegetable oils on the market.

Step 8

Rice bran oil is a naturally occurring source of many antioxidants such as Tocopherols, Tocotrienols, Gamma Oryzanol, Phytosterols, Polyphenols and Squalene.

Step 9

Rice Bran Oil
Rice bran oil creates less polymers than other oils meaning better flavor and easier clean-up.

Using Rice Bran Oil definitely has it's benefits to you and the health of your family. Now you can see why it is called "The Worlds Healthiest Edible Oil".

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Comments

Jan 12, 2010 2:12am
JHKersey
Great article on the health benefits of using rice bran oil. Good to see you on this site too.
Dec 4, 2011 6:45pm
JadeDragon
I've also got an article on this topic - let's link to each other.
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