Main source of Oryzanol - Why only Rice Bran Oil

Why only Rice Bran Oil

Rice bran oil is a naturally occurring source of Oryzanol,a nutrient known to have following properties-Anti-oxidant, anti-carcinogenic, anti-ulcer, anti-stress, lipotrophic effects, hypothalamic effects, endocrinological effects, athletic benefits,treats nerve imbalance, disorders of menopause and benefits to the  skin similar to that of Vitamin E

·         Rice Bran Oil has the best balance of saturated, monounsaturated and polyunsaturated fats as recommended by such organizations as the American Heart Association and the World Health Organization. It's the oil of choice for improving serum cholesterol levels and preventing cardiovascular diseases.

·         It has Tocopherol (Vitamin E), an antioxidant which reduces the incidence of stroke, reduces coronary blockage and helps in balancing the nervous system. Tocotrienols inhibit platelet aggregation and growth of human breast cancer cell.It has anti thrombotic and anti cancer properties. 

·         It has squalene, an antioxidant present in Rice Bran which improves skin tone and delays wrinkle formation. It also acts as an anti dandruff and anti itching agent.

·         It has 4 hydroxy 3 methoxycinnamic acid which stimulates hormonal secretion and rejuvenates health.

·         The lipoic acid in Rice Bran stabilises blood sugar levels and reduces the damage in body caused by excess sugar.

·         It is a potent mutagen and even afeter heating to higher temperatures of 180^ c, does not exhibit mutagenic activity.

·         Rice bran supplements could lower blood pressure.

·         It contains IP6, a chelating and antioxidant agent has beneficial bioactive functions such as the prevention of urinary calculi, the improvement of immune system and anti cancer action.

·         The viscosity of this oil is very light and the flavor delicate. Foods cooked with Rice Bran Oil absorb up to 15-20% less oil! Less oil absorbed results in reduced calories, better, lighter tasting food and enhanced flavor and palatability. Less oil absorbed also makes it more economical.

·         Rice Bran Oil is hypoallergenic. For those who have an intolerance to other cooking oils this is an excellent alternative.

·         Rice bran oil has a very high smoke (burn) point, making it perfect for deep frying, pan or stir frying and is a premium choice for the replacement of hydrogenated oil containing trans fat as this has Zero Trans fat.

·         Rice bran oil creates less polymers than other oils meaning better flavor and easier clean-up.