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More than 60% of people living with diabetes are in Asia. High-yield white rice has been vital to combatting global hunger, but its value is coming into question. Nutritional deficiencies and its links to type 2 diabetes have led to a search for new breeds of mineral-rich rice. In the countryside of Sri Lanka ,Dr Sirimal Premakumara has discovered many varieties of rice grown there for centuries. Instead of researching new strains, the University of Colombo lecturer spent 10 years studying brown, purple, red and glutinous varieties. These are still grown in small amounts by farmers in Sri Lanka, often for […]

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Damn, I thought it was because of all the sugar they were now eating via cakes and loads of same in cooking.

Have to tell the wife it is Ok now to eat cakes, bong bong  etc that contain all that sugar just need to eat brown rice and all will be OK.🙃


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