An article informing health professionals about the nutrition benefits and culinary versatility of U.S.-grown rice appears in the current issue of Nutrition Today. The story, featuring facts about domestic rice production, the industry's "Grown in the USA" package logo, rice health benefits and usage, was commissioned by USA Rice Federation and submitted for peer review to the journal's scientific board.
Nutrition Today reaches a wide audience of health professionals and policy-makers. Articles by leading nutrition and health professionals focus on the effects of specific foods and eating practices on health and the quality of life.
The same issue of Nutrition Today also features the rice industry's second Healthy Rice Eaters study showing that rice eaters are less likely to have risk factors associated with heart disease, diabetes and other conditions.
USA Rice commissions scientific studies and articles for peer-review journal publication to bolster the scientific consensus of rice as a healthy food.