Rice is a type of grain. A little less than half of the population of the earth eats some kind of rice as a staple food. There have come to be a great many varieties of rice, including basmati, jasmine and arborio.Continue Reading
Wild rice is not really a rice but the seed of an aquatic grass that is native to the United States.
Brown rice is rice that has been hulled but has been allowed to keep the bran. It has more nutrients than polished white rice and is especially high in the B vitamins. However, it takes a longer time to cook than white rice.Learn more about Pasta & Grains
Golden rice is a genetically modified strain of rice that is created by introducing two genes that activate beta-carotene production The result is a grain of rice that contains high levels of beta-carotene, an organic compound essential for producing vitamin A.Full Answer >
There are four main types of rice: short grain, medium grain, long grain and specialty. Chinese black rice and Bengal baby basmati, are two types of specialty rice.Full Answer >
Barley is a cereal grain and is a type of grass. It was one of the first cultivated grains, and has been harvested for over 10,000 years. It originated in Southeast Asia and Ethiopia, and as of 2015 the biggest growers of barley are Canada, the United States and France.Full Answer >
Jasmine rice is a type of white rice, so their nutrition profiles are very similar, with an almost negligible amount of difference in calories, fat and protein. Most differences between them are simply the result of how the rice is cooked, with neither choice being significantly healthier.Full Answer >