RICEBRAN OIL HEALTH BENEFITS AND NUTRITION FACTS

Posted in COOKING OILS HEALTH BENEFITS AND MINERALS

HEALTH BENEFITS

MENOPAUSE RELIEF:

Y-oryzanol, a compound present in rice bran oil, is believed to be effective in curbing hot flashes and other symptoms of menopause. A study found that 90% of women taking rice bran oil daily found relief in menopausal symptoms.

CHOLESTEROL BUSTING POWER:

The cholesterol-busting properties of rice bran oil are well-known, and an animal study also revealed that rice bran oil was effective in decreasing total cholesterol for up to 42% and LDL cholesterol for up to 62%.

CANCER PROTECTION:

Yes, you read that right. Just changing your cooking oil can help keep you away from cancer. Rice bran oil is a rich source of tocopherols and tocotrienols, both of which are anti-mutagenic in nature. These substances help prevent cancer caused by free radicals.

BETTER CARDIOVASCULAR HEALTH:

Thanks to the oil-laden foods that we all consume on a daily basis, heart diseases have become common. Rice bran oil, on the other hand, contains oryzanol, which helps reduce blood cholesterol levels, blood clotting and thereby prevents many heart diseases like congestive heart failure, heart attack etc.

IMPROVED SKIN HEALTH:

Squalene, a compound present in rice bran oil, works wonders in improving skin health. It acts like a natural moisturizer, prevents the formation of wrinkles and delays skin ageing. It also protects the skin from sun damage and helps improve healthy skin tone.

IMMUNITY BOOST:

Thanks to its high antioxidant content, rice bran oil can act as an effective immune system booster. Regular consumption of foods cooked in rice bran oil helps the body fight free radicals and improves its ability to fight against diseases.

NUTRITION FACTS:

Nutritional value per 100 g

NUTRIENT

AMOUNT

%DV

Total Calories

884

44.2%

Protein

0g

0%    

Fat

100g

100%           

Carbohydrate

0g

0%    

Protein

0 g

0 %

VITAMINS

Folate,

0 mcg

0 %

Folic acid

0 mcg           

0 %

Lycopene

0 mcg           

0 %

Niacin

0 mg

0 %

Pantothenic acid

0 mg

0 %

Retinol

0 mcg           

0 %

Riboflavin

0 mg

0 %

Thiamin

0 mg

0 %

Vitamin A

0 IU

0 %

Vitamin B12

0 mcg

0 %

Vitamin B6

0 mg

0 %

Vitamin C

0 mg

0 %

Vitamin D

~        

~         

Vitamin E

32.3 mg

107.67 %

Vitamin K

24.7 mcg

30.87 %

MINERALS

Calcium, Ca

0 mg

0 %

Copper, Cu

~       

~         

Fluoride, F

~       

~         

Iron, Fe

0.07 mg

0.39 %

Magnesium, Mg

0 mg

0 %

Manganese, Mn

~       

~         

Phosphorus, P

0 mg

0 %

Potassium, K

0 mg

0 %

Selenium, Se

0 mcg

0 %

Sodium, Na

0 mg

0 %

Zinc, Zn

0 mg

0 %

PHYTO-NUTRIENTS

Lutein + zeaxanthin

0 mcg

0 %

Cryptoxanthin, beta

0 mcg

0 %

Carotene, beta

0 mcg

0 %

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