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Black Rice Bran Protects Against Inflammation
S.P. Choi and colleagues from Ajou University in Suwon, South Korea tested both black rice bran and brown rice bran for their eﬀectiveness in protecting against skin inﬂammation. In mouse tests, they found that the black rice bran did suppress dermatitis, but the brown rice bran did not. The scientists suggest that black rice may be a “useful therapeutic agent for the treatment and prevention of diseases associated with chronic inﬂammation.”
Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, Sept 22, 2010; 58(18):10007-15.