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2. Antioxidants

Antioxidants help your body fight off free radicals to prevent oxidation that can cause chronic diseases. These antioxidants are present in large amounts in black rice, so eating this delicious grain is one of the best ways to get antioxidants in your diet.

Rice loses many of its nutrients when it's processed, but black rice retains those nutrients better than the other types of rice. This is because the husk is of black rice is left on and is a highly concentrated source of antioxidants.

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