Rice does not contain gluten and therefore, it can be easily included in the diet. It is an amazing source of energy for the body. It is good for skin and also regulates blood glucose levels. It is rich in fiber and protects the body from various types of cancer. It contains very low amount of sodium, which helps in controlling high blood pressure. As a cereal grain, it is the most widely consumed staple food for a large part of the world’s human population, especially in Asia and Africa. It is the agricultural commodity with the third-highest worldwide production.