"Gold is wealth, rice is wealth as well. For without rice, life has no sustenance."


Learn more about brown rice and its health benefits. Yamadaya Rice Company is committed to providing the best quality and tasty Japanese brown rice to our customers in Singapore!  



Rice is the seed of the monocot plants Oryza sativa (Asian rice) or Oryza glaberrima (African rice). 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.


Since a large portion of maize crops are grown for purposes other than human consumption, rice is the most important grain with regard to human nutrition and caloric intake, providing more than one fifth of the caloriesconsumed worldwide by humans.... Read More

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Brown Rice and White Rice comparison 


Brown rice (or "hulled" or "unmilled" rice) is whole grain rice. It has a mild, nutty flavor, and is chewier and more nutritious than white rice, but goes rancid more quickly because the bran and germ—which are removed to make white rice—contain fats that can spoil.  Any rice, including long-grain, short-grain, or sticky rice, may be eaten as brown rice...


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"...the bewildering array of rices available today comes as no surprise..." 

By Pat Tanumihardja


The shelves at my local supermarket are lined with dozens of different kinds, varying in color (white, brown, black, red) and shape (short, medium, long) and flavor (jasmine, basmati, and so forth). Still, this is only a fraction of what’s available worldwide.Regardless of origin or color, rice is an excellent addition to your diet. As a low-fat source of carbohydrates, it provides essential vitamins, minerals, and amino acids; plus, it’s gluten-free. Unmilled rice, such as brown rice, is also high in fiber....  Read More

Brown Rice Paradise 

By Singapore Health Promotion Board


As a staple for half the world's population, rice forms the basis for most meals in Asia. To Asians, rice is most familiar in the polished form (white rice). But why is everyone talking about unpolished rice (brown rice) recently? Why are some of them red or even black? Read on to find out.

Whole-grains The Wise Choice!  

By Singapore Health Promotion Board


You may have heard that eating whole-grains is good for you. But do you really know what whole-grains are - or why they are beneficial? Many people still have reservations because they think whole-grains don't taste good, while some simply don't know what they are. Are you one of them? Perhaps it's time to start reaping the benefits of whole-grains by getting to know them. Read on to find out.

Japanese brown rice can prevent type 2 diabetes | Yamadaya Rice Company
Brown rice and other whole grains can prevent type 2 diebetes 

By S.L. Baker - Natural News


Now Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH) investigators have discovered eating two or more servings of brown rice per week slashes the risk of type 2 diabetes.

This is important news because a natural, self-help strategy of simply eating more brown rice and other whole grains -- along with exercise and weight management -- could potentially prevent and even reverse countless cases of type 2 diabetes, a condition which has reached epidemic proportions.  Read on to find out.

Top 10 Health Benefits of Brown Rice  

By Dr. Linda Kennedy MS SLP ND 


Brown rice is better for you than white — most of us know that! It’s The majority of consumers typically choose white rice over brown rice because of the difference of appearance. While it’s true white rice looks so much more delicious than brown rice, it doesn’t mean it’s the healthier alternative. According to a study conducted by the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, brown rice is the top choice in terms of both nutritional and other inherent healthy benefits.

Read on to find out.