Organic Wild Rice

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  • — Kosher
  • — Very Low in Cholesterol and Sodium
  • — Very Low in Saturated Fat
  • — Good Source of Magnesium and Manganese
  • — Rich in Zinc and Phosphorus

Organic Wild Rice from Food To Live is a seed of a grass water plant. It’s a very nutritious grain, which beats regular Asian rice in the number of micro and macro nutrients it provides. It has a fantastic nutty taste which makes every dish with our Organic Wild Rice special.

Despite the name, this grain isn’t a type of rice. They are entirely different plant species, but you can often find organic wild rice blend with other rice varieties. The product offered by Food To Live is 100% ‘pure’ and was cultivated and processed without the use of any toxic elements.

Our organic non-GMO wild rice is gluten-free and safe for any diet. It’s low in calories, which means you can even eat it when on a weight management program. Even your dog can eat wild organic rice as long as you don’t serve it too often and don’t season it with anything.

Benefits of Organic Wild Rice

Organic wild rice health benefits are many. This grain gives you a boost of elements that nourish every system in your body. It has quite a bit of:

  • B vitamins
  • Vitamin A
  • Iron
  • Manganese
  • Magnesium
  • Copper
  • Zinc

The grain also contains smaller amounts of calcium, vitamin E, vitamin K, and selenium. It’s extremely beneficial for vegans, who often don’t get enough lysine from their diet. Organic Wild Rice is one of the best plant sources of this amino acid.

Note that although many people compare (and sometimes confuse) organic brown and wild rice, these grains are different. Organic wild rice has long dark-brown seeds that pop when cooked. It also contains more proteins and dietary fiber, as well as some essential vitamins and minerals.

The best thing is that this grain is very ‘nutrient-efficient.’ This means that despite its superior nutritional value, it’s lower in calories and carb content than brown rice. Organic wild rice also contains only 1.2g of sugars and 0.6g of total fats in a cup of cooked product.

How to Cook Organic Wild Rice

Cook organic wild rice the same way you would any grain. Rinse it thoroughly, bring to a boil, and let cook at a simmer until tender. Note that like all rice and the majority of grains, organic wild rice contains trace amounts of arsenic. The plant soaks it up from the soil regardless of the cultivation practices.

Unfortunately, the environment is contaminated with arsenic, so it’s present in many foods and drinking water. The amount of the toxin in organic black wild rice is minimal and doesn’t pose health concerns according to the FDA. To reduce it further, you should rinse grains for 60 seconds and cook them in no less than 4 cups of water/broth per a cup of wild rice.

You don’t have to pre-soak this grain, so just rinse and start cooking. Season it with any spices you like and make a delicious veggies stew. You can also add cooked rice in salads or turn it into sweet pudding.

 WARNING: Consuming this product can expose you to chemicals including arsenic, which is known to the State of California to cause cancer and birth defects or other reproductive harm. For more information go to www.P65Warnings.ca.gov/food.

Nutrition Facts
1 servings per container
Serving size1 ounce (28g)

Amount Per Serving
Calories100

% Daily Value*
Total Fat 0g 0%
Saturated Fat 0g 0%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 2mg 0%
Total carbohydrate 21g 8%
Dietary fiber 2g 7%
Total sugars 13g
Includes 0g Added Sugars 0%
Protein 4g 8%

Vitamin D 0mcg 0%
Сalcium 0mg 0%
Iron 0mg 0%
Potassium 0mg 0%

* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

INGREDIENTS: Organic Wild Rice

STORAGE TIME: Store at room temperature for up to 12 months

Country of Origin: USA

WARNING: This product contains chemicals known to the State of California to cause cancer and birth defects or other reproductive harm.

Packaged in the same facility as Tree Nuts and Wheat

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  1. As always this Company has excellent quality products. We have tried several of their products and they won’t disappoint you. We would buy again 100%.

    5 out of 5

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  2. Does the wild rice have bran? Is it milled or hulled?

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    • Hello, Wild Rice has Bran. It is Whole Black Rice, so it’s neither milled or Hulled

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    • Hello,

      It is Whole Black Rice, so it isn’t milled nor Hulled.

      Thanks

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  3. Is it really 4 to 1? Four cups of water to 1 cup of rice? I make it in a rice cooking with 1:1 recommendation. What do you think? Thank you

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    • Hello,

      That depends on your preference.You may also do the 1:1 proportion.

      Thanks.

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  4. Can’t live without it!

    5 out of 5

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  5. Why does ORGANIC wild rice include a “warning this product contains chemicals to cause cancer & birth defects ?!

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    • What are the known chemicals for this product?

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    • Hello,
      Our product doesn’t contain any chemicals as its 100% Organic, however, we do have to comply with the California Proposition 65 rule. We have added a warning statement to any product that was part of litigation based on the Prop 65 rule. Even though our products don’t contain any chemical elements that in fact pose any health risk, we prefer to post a warning to avoid any litigations. You can read more about this topic here: http://prop65scam.com/. Most of the companies who are selling superfoods have the same warnings on their sites.

      It is done to protect us against lawsuits as it is very costly (millions $) to defend a position in a court. We prefer to remove any litigation risk by putting a label on, even though our products are 100% safe.

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  6. Where is this wild rice grown?

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    • Arkansas

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  7. Best price, product as advertised, arrived early even during Christmas rush, definitely recommend, extremely satisfied. Thank you!

    5 out of 5

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