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FANCL’s easy to make, delicious and healthy Germinated Brown Rice Soup With Salmon marks a new diet trend in the mother of healthy cooking—Japanese cuisine.
Germinated brown rice (発芽玄米) is unpolished brown rice that has been soaked in warm water (appr. 32-40º) for one or two days to alter the flavor and increase levels of nutrients such as γ-aminobutyric acid (GABA). It is softer than brown rice and has a pleasant fragrance and improved health benefits compared to non-germinated brown rice.
Already in the 1970s scientists established that γ-amirobutyric acid (GABA) increased dramatically if brown rice is soaked in 40 degrees celsius water for eight to twenty-four hours. The intake of GABA for eight consecutive weeks suppressed blood pressure, improved sleeplessness and autonomic disorder observed during the menopausal or presenile period. More recently, in 2003 it was found that germinated brown rice may suppress liver damage. In Japan, people in the ancient era may have been eating brown rice soaked.
Gaba is a neurotransmitter, crucial in brain development but also important for the health of various peripheral tissues and organs including, but not restricted to the intestine, stomach, pancreas, fallopian tube, uterus, ovary, testis, kidneys, urinary bladder, lungs and liver.
FANCL’s Germinated Brown Rice Soup With Salmon is an ideal, healthy snack or light lunch with mushrooms, green onions and cabbage, and a hint of zesty yuzu (the Japanese, more aromatic cousin of the lemon). Germinated rice won’t result in post-lunch sleepiness as rice dishes often do, since it doesn’t increase the blood sugar level. The added fiber and minerals help you feel full despite the low calorie count.
To prepare, simply pour 200ml of boiling water over the content of one package, stir well.
FANCL is one of the few Japanese cosmetics, beauty & health supplement providers that don’t test on animals.
Germinated brown rice (domestic non-glutinous rice), cabbage, indigestible dextrin, malt salt, eggs, beech mushroom, carrots, green onions, salmon, soy sauce, salt, fermented seasoning, citron, starch, sugar, yeast extract powder (vitamin E) dried bonito powder, kelp powder, antioxidant
Energy: per meal 90Kcal
Weight: 1 portion: 25g
1 portion: (￥330Prices are approximate only and subject to change.
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White Rabbit Express service fee and other costs not included.) 6 portions: (￥1,890Prices are approximate only and subject to change.
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