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Rich in selenium, manganese and fibre, this complex carb will keep you feeling fuller for longer and help stabilise blood sugar levels.
Wholegrain rice is brilliant as a wholesome side – pair with soy, honey and ginger salmon or harissa spatchcocked chicken. Alternatively, make it the star of the show in a vibrant mango salad or serve alongside grilled fish skewers and a quick chick pea madras curry.
Next time you cook brown rice make a double batch. Store the cooled extra rice in the fridge and use to make quick egg fried rice the next evening.