White Rice vs Brown Rice - Why is the bran removed from Rice?

So you prefer white rice over brown rice but did you know exactly why the rice bran was removed to make rice white? Read this...

American Rice in Haiti: Once upon a time Haiti was self-sufficient in producing rice
American Rice in Haiti: Once upon a time Haiti was self-sufficient in producing rice

The bran and germ of the rice was removed leaving only the white rice kernel in order to increase the shelf life of rice.

And you probably thought they were doing it for your health!

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