- By Wonnapob
- Aug 25, 2014
"GABA rice", germinating your own rice
GABA rice is germinated brown rice with a greater amount of the naturally-occurring amino acid gamma-amino butyric acid. GABA rice is also called as "Sprouted brown rice" which contains 10 times more nutrients than milled rice. Further, GABA rice contains higher protein contents and less calories and sugar than white and brown rice.
GABA rice can be made by soaking brown rice in warm water for about 10 – 15 hour, draining water and keeping it in moist condition such as in sheet cloths for 24 hour, and during soaking period, changing the water every 3-4 hour to prevent fermentation and to maintain consistent water temperature. This germination process has increased nutrients significantly include GABA, lysine, vitamin E, dietary fiber, niacin, magnesium, vitamin B1, vitamin B6, potassium, and zinc. It shows that the cooked of GABA rice is sweeter and softer than regular brown rice.
Nutrition of germinated brown rice (GABA rice) will improved brain function, relief of some menopause symptoms, lower blood pressure, prevent headaches, relieve constipation, and regulate blood sugar. GABA rice also helps in preventing Alzheimer's disease and decrease the diabetes due to the enzymes that normalizes the dysfunctional system. Further, eating GABA rice can promotes fat loss by stimulation of the hormone, increases the sleep cycle giving deeper rest, and boosts the immune system.
Let's try, GABA rice can be your dietary food for health improvement.