A screen filled with black rice granules.

What is black rice? 11 health benefits

31 Mar 2023

benefits of black rice
  Amount % of RDA*
Energy 325kcal 13% for men, 16.25% for women
Fat 3.4g 4.8%
...of which saturates 0.9g -
Carbs 67g 26%
...of which sugars 1.2g 1.3%
Fibre 3.7g 7.4%
Protein 9.9g 19.8%
Salt <0.01g -
Iron 4mg 46% for men, 27% for women


benefits of black rice
benefits of black rice
Bhupesh Panchal

Author: Bhupesh Panchal, Senior Regulatory Affairs Associate

Joined Holland & Barrett: Apr 2019

Masters Degree in Toxicology and BSc Hons in Medical Biochemistry

Bhupesh started his career as a Clinical Toxicologist for Public Health England, advising healthcare professionals all around the country on how to manage clinical cases of adverse exposure to supplements, pharmaceuticals, cosmetics, industrial chemicals and agricultural products.

After 7 years in this role and a further year working as a drug safety officer in the pharmaceutical industry, Bhupesh joined Holland & Barrett as a Senior Regulatory Affairs Associate in 2019.