February 9, 2016

Brown Rice

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How does Brown Rice work?

It is not known how brown rice might work for medical conditions. Preliminary research suggests brown rice might have cancer-fighting and antidiabetic effects. But there isn't enough information to know if it has these effects when consumed by people.

Are there safety concerns?

Brown rice is safe for most people when consumed in amounts commonly found in foods.

The safety of brown rice when used as medicine is unknown.

Do not use brown rice as medicine if:
  • You are pregnant or breast-feeding.

Dosing considerations for Brown Rice.

The appropriate dose of brown rice depends on several factors such as the user's age, health, and several other conditions. At this time there is not enough scientific information to determine an appropriate range of doses for brown rice. Keep in mind that natural products are not always necessarily safe and dosages can be important. Be sure to follow relevant directions on product labels and consult your pharmacist or physician or other healthcare professional before using.

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