EN on Foods

November 2005 Issue

Nutty “Rice” That’s Wildly Rich in Nutrients

Wild rice isnít actually a rice at all, but the seeds of a long-grain marsh grass. It is high in protein, a super source of manganese, and provides many of the same nutrients found in whole grains, such as fiber, copper, magnesium and zinc, plus the B vitamins niacin, B6 and folate.

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