Rice Bran Oil (RBO)

Rice Bran Oil is a unique vegetable oil produced from the outer brown layer of rice which is removed in the form of rice bran during polishing process of the rice milling industry.

Research done at reputed national and international institutions shows that Rice Bran Oil not only has a good balance of saturated, monounsaturated & polyunsaturated fats, but also is a rich source of micronutrients and natural antioxidants such as Oryzanol, Tocopherol, Tocotrienol and Squalene which are known to provide many benefits for human health, besides helping lower cholesterol.

Let us take a look at the composition of commonly used vegetable oils in India.

COMPOSITON OF COMMON VEGETABLE OILS
  Fatty Acids % By Weight
Essential Fatty Acids
Antioxidants
 
SFA
MUFA
PUFA
LA / ALNA
 
Recommended Ratios
33% or less
33% or more
Around 33%
5-10
Maximum
Rice Bran Oil 24 42 34 20

Tocopherols
Tocotrienols
& Oryzanol

Mustard Oil / Rapeseed Oil

6

67

27

2
Tocopherols

Sunflower Oil

12

21

67

57
Tocopherols

Safflower Oil

10

15

75

69
Tocopherols

Soyabean Oil

16

24

60

10
Tocopherols

Groundnut Oil

20

50

30

32
Tocopherols

Palmolein

46

42

12

24

Tocopherols
Tocotrienols

Cottonseed Oil 28 19 53 54  
Oilve Oil 16 73 11 10  
Seasame Oil 13 41 46 45  
Corn Oil 13 28 59 58  
Why Rice Bran Oil (RBO)
  • Rice Bran Oil, besides having a balanced fatty acid composition and a fair lionleic / alpha linolenic acid ratio, is also rich in highly beneficial antioxidants.
  • Oryzanol, which is uniquely found in rice bran oil, is known to reduce bad LDL cholesterol and triglyceride without reducing the good HDL. It is also supposed to have anti-itching & anti dandruff properties.
  • Tocotrienol, found in rice bran oil, is a powerful antioxidant which is known to have anti-thrombosis and anti-cancer properties.
  • Tocopherol, found in rice bran oil, is a good antioxidant belonging to the Vitamin E group.
  • Squalene, found in rice bran oil, is considered to be beneficial in maintaining the tone of skin.
  • Rice Bran Oil has three classes of antioxidants (instead of one class commonly found in most other oils) which impart it good oxidative stability and are known to help in controlling production of harmful free radicals in the body.
  • Food fried in rice bran oil is reported to absorb less oil which means lower calorie count and less consumption of oil.
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