Wild Ofada Rice
Mainly harvested in Nigeria, Africa . Ofada rice is an “unpolished” superfood! Unlike white rice, ofada rice retains, minerals, and vitamins that are usually removed during polishing. It’s beginning to gain more attention and value by the locals/people of Nigeria, Africa
Ofada Rice Health Benefits
Ofada rice is so nutritious that it can be categorized as a wild rice. Ofada is high in fiber which promotes digestive health. Ofada rice is an excellent source of essential minerals such as phosphorus, zinc and folate, which give you energy and nurtures your bones. Additionally, ofada rice is a rich source of Vitamins A, C and E, which are essential for overall health and immunity.
The fiber content of ofada rice regulates digestion and also makes you feel full, reducing your caloric intake. Studies have shown that ofada rice promotes weight loss.
Ofada rice also provides a rich source of antioxidants. Antioxidants defend the body from damage caused by harmful free radicals. Studies link free radicals to many deadly diseases such atherosclerosis, cancer, and other serious medical conditions. White rice typically has no antioxidant capacity, but ofada rice contains 20-30 times more antioxidants.
Ofada rice provides a rich source of:
● Dietary Fiber
● Vitamin A
● Vitamin C
● Vitamin E
Ofada Rice Uses
● Healthy Cooking: Ofada rice is a great addition to your favorite vegetables soups /stews, casseroles, and as a nutritious side dish.
● Medicinal Uses: The wild ofada rice helps in prevention and regulation of diabetes, colon cleansing, weight loss, calorie intake regulation, protection against cancer due to the presence of trace minerals such as selenium ,lowering of blood pressure, Migraine treatment e.t.c
Naturalike Ofada Rice
At Naturalike, we source all of our ofada rice directly from the finest farms in Nigeria. We form close relationships with local African farmers to ensure that we are providing you with the 100% natural goodness and high quality products that we have become known to deliver. Enjoy!