In India, about 78% of the freshwater supplies are used for irrigation in agriculture despite the fact that only 47% of the cultivated area is irrigated! Yes, 78%! It’s just remaining 22% water supply that fulfills India’s other water needs! 1 k.g of rice grown in states like Punjab & Haryana needs about 5000 litres… Continue reading Mind-boggling facts about Water-use In Indian Agriculture!
Well, naturally rice is brown but it is processed to increase its shelf-life that makes it white! Such processing results in removal of nutrition, vitamins & minerals of brown rice! When compared to white rice, Brown rice offers higher amount of fiber, a nutrient which lowers the risk of diabetes. Further, Brown rice has higher… Continue reading Have Diabetes? Quit White Rice & Pick the Brown!