NutriBrownRice™ Frequently Asked Questions – qoo-health

NutriBrownRice™ Frequently Asked Questions


WHAT IS NUTRIBROWNRICE?

NutriBrownRice is an instant beverage made of fresh unpolished brown rice as main ingredient, there are 5 different variants such as NutriBrownRice Original, NutriBrownRice Inulin with No Sugar Added, NutriBrownRice Chocolate, NutriBrownRice Honey and NutriBrownrRice Oats with Soy Lecithin. The brown rice powder that is used in NutriBrownRice is processed using high technology processing method that successfully retained about 20 natural vitamins and minerals of brown rice. We revolutionized the modern way of consuming brown rice. Today, our company leads the world in innovation with high technology processing method that transforms the originally rough texture of brown rice into ultra smooth instant powder while retaining the natural vitamins and minerals of brown rice, which is inevitably the "King" of all grains.

 

HOW IS NUTRIBROWNRICE PACKED?

NutriBrownRice is packed in convenient food-graded sachet of 35g each. It is then packed in a box of 8 sachets for the goodness and freshness. 

 

IS THERE PRESERVATIVES, ARTIFICIAL COLOURS OR FOOD CONDITIONERS ADDED INTO NUTRIBROWNRICE?

No. There is no preservatives, artificial colours and no food conditioners in NutriBrownRice.

 

IS NUTRIBROWNRICE USING NON GMO INGREDIENTS?

Yes, all NuriBrownRice ingredients are non-GMO (Genetically Modified Organism).

WHY IS NUTRIBROWNRICE CREATED?

NutriBrownRice is created due to the lack of whole grain intake in the world-wide population. Secondly, it is created in order to retained the wonderful nutritious vitamins and minerals of fresh brown rice of Northern Malaysia. Although brown rice is known for its health benefits, many brown rice on the shelves has short shelves life due to the high nutrients being eaten by the smart weevils. NutriBrownRice makes an advance step before the weevils can reach out to our fresh unpolished brown rice to reserve for our mankind.

 

WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN NUTRIBROWNRICE AND COOKED BROWN RICE?

The processing method of NutriBrownRice is under high technology that retain most of the brown rice natural vitamins and minerals, yet achive the smooth ultra fine powder texture. Cooked brown rice lost more nutrients due to longer cooking duration than NutriBrownRice's technology, the texture is also rougher than NutriBrownRice as one has to chew finely before swallow so that it will not be harsh to our digestive system. Where else the ultra fine powder of NutriBrownRice makes absorption of brown rice vitamins and minerals easier and aids in better digestion too. 

 

WHY IS NUTRIBROWNRICE IMPORTANT IN YOUR DIET?

It is your daily beverage, it is created to match the seriously lacking of whole grain intake of human in modern busy lifestyle. One cup of NutriBrownRice serves you up to 42% of your daily whole grain required by the body. And the brown rice's health benefits is amazing! In general, it is gentle to the body system. It is very unlikely to cause adverse reactions. However, please consult your doctor if you have extraordinary health conditions.

WHERE IS NUTRIBROWNRICE MADE?

NutriBrownRice is made in Northen Part of Malaysia where the brown rice is sourced from the rich tropical paddy field here. The Malaysian brown rice is so precious that it yields only 1% of China has and 9% of Thailand's brown rice production. We are proud that we offer the freshness of brown rice from our lovely paddy field into your daily mug.

WHO ARE SUITABLE TO DRINK NUTRIBROWNRICE?

Children age 4 and above, teenagers, adults, pregnant ladies, breastfeeding mothers as well as elderly. NutriBrownRice is suitable for modern busy people who are normally seriously lack of whole grain and would like to increase their whole grain intake. 

 

WHAT ARE THE KEY HEALTH BENEFITS THAT NUTRIBROWNRICE TARGETS?

Brown rice has many health benefits. The top 5 health benefits of brown rice that NutriBrownRice is targetting are:-

  • Reduce High Blood Cholesterol
  • Reduce High Blood Pressure
  • Reduce High Blood Sugar
  • Protect Heart and Cardiovasular Health
  • Maintain Good Body Weight

 

IN HOW MANY DAYS WILL YOU NOTICE SIGNIFICANT HEALTH BENEFITS OF NUTRIBROWNRICE IN YOUR BODY?

You will notice significant helth benefits from day 3 onwards for minor health problems such as acne, gastric, constipations etc. For health problems such as high cholesterol and high blood sugar, you will notice the improvement of health in a week or a month depends of individual.

 

ARE NUTRIBROWNRICE™ SUITABLE FOR VEGANS?

We use only plant based ingredients, NutriBrownRice™ are vegan products.

 

IS NUTRIBROWNRICE GLUTEN FREE?

NutriBrownRice except Oat with Soy Lecithin are gluten-free.

 

CAN I STILL USE NUTRIBROWNRICE™ PRODUCTS AFTER THE EXPIRY DATE HAS PASSED?

The expiry date represents the date during which food or a product (if stored correctly) can be consumed without any noticeable or essential changes to the taste or quality, or with any risk to health. It is not suitable for consumption after the stated expiry date. However, as manufacturers we cannot guarantee the quality of our products if they are consumed passed their expiry date. The expiry date cannot only affect the taste, appearance and the microbial decay of food it can also affect its effectiveness. For the longest possible use of our powdered beverage, we recommend to store these in room temperature and dry place as well as protect against heat.

 

IS IT POSSIBLE TO PREPARE NUTRIBROWNRICE DRINKS AS A HOT DRINK?

Yes, NutriBrownRice is ideal to be prepared as a hot drink. Therefore this healthy drink is also ideally suited for working adult as their breakfast drink in the morning, when prepared in a thermos for on the go.

 

IS IT POSSIBLE TO PREPARE NUTRIBROWNRICE DRINKS AS A COLD DRINK?

It is ideally to prepare NutriBrownRice as a hot drink. However, if it is added with ice, it is also a healthy cold drink that is less sweet. The smooth texture of the drinks is further enhanced when ice is added.

 

HOW MUCH DOES A PERSON NEED TO DRINK NUTRIBROWNRICE A DAY?

Every person needs a healthy and varied diet tailored to their individual requirements. One cup of NutriBrownRice will serve averagely a person up to 42% of the daily whole grain required by their body. Threfore, taking 2-3 servings of NutriBrownRice a day is ideal to help one consume enough whole grain for a day.

 

WHAT ARE THE VITAMINS AND MINERAL FOUND IN NUTRIBROWNRICE?

The instant brown rice powder used in NutriBrownRice has successfully retained about 20 natural vitamins and minerals of brown rice such as protein, dietary fibre, calcium, iron, magnesium, potassium, phosphorus, zinc, manganese, vitamin K, vitamin B1, B2, B3, B6, folic acid, pantothenic acid, choline, betaine, vitamin E and etc.

Vitamins and Minerals

Result per 100g

Daily Value

Protein

7.7g

16.7%

Dietary Fibre

3.3g

13.2%

Calcium

10.7mg

1%

Iron

1.2mg

6.7%

Magnesium

106.9mg

27%

Phosphorus

135mg

13.5%

Potassium 

169.1mg

4.8%

Zinc

0.7mg

4.7%

Manganese

1.3mg

72%

Vitamin K

0.6mcg

0.49%

Vitamin B1

0.1mg

11.4%

Vitamin B2

0.5mg

33%

Vitamin B3

2.5mg

147%

Vitamin B6

0.4mg

20%

Folic Acid

4.1mcg

0.82%

Pantothenic Acid

0.3mg

6%

Choline

43.6mg

8%

Betaine

6g

10%

Vitamin E

5.4mg

0.54%

From the table above, it shows that manganese in the brown rice powder provides up to 72% of daily value needed in human body. This is the obvious reason why brown rice is considered as super food. Manganese is important for the body in forming connective tissue, bones, blood clotting factors, and sex hormones. It also plays a role in fat and carbohydrate metabolism, calcium absorption, and blood sugar regulation. Manganese is also necessary for normal brain and nerve function. 

The trace minerals such as magnesium, maganese, iron, potassium, phosphorus and etc are essential as a whole to help the body absorb other vitamins and minerals. Without these trace minerals, it will not work in a package to provide the overall health benefits such as helping body to convert body energy from food we consume and produce balanced hormone to regulate the body system. These health benefits will further prevent disease and promote healing.

 

THERE IS A VARIETY OF NUTRIBROWNRICE. HOW DO I KNOW WHICH ONE SUITS ME BEST?

Individual tastes and preferences, health problems should dictate the form of the chosen varient of NutriBrownRice. Those with a sensitive stomach or elderly who has weak teeth to swallow should opt for NutriBrownRice No Sugar Added with Inulin. For diabetes, NutriBrownRice No Sugar Added and Oat with Soy Lecithin are suitable for them. For students who would like to boost their brain funciton and memory should go for NutriBrownRice Honey. NutriBrownRice Honey is also suitable for ladies who would like to have better skin as honey is packed with antioxidant for anti aging function and aids in better sleep. Both NutriBrownRice Original and NutriBrownRice Chocolate are great for energy source and reduce hunger spike that cause over eating and obesity. 

 

WHAT IS CARB-LOADING DURING SPORTS? HOW EXACTLY DOES IT WORK? AND HOW NUTRIBROWNRICE CAN HELP IN CARB-LOADING?

Carbo-loading is a tried-and-tested method designed to maximize the glycogen stores in your muscles before you start any sports; or using your energy reserves if you like. The recommended strategies have evolved a lot in recent years. The methods recommended nowadays are much simpler: in the last 3 days leading up to a competition, you should follow a high-carb, low-fibre, low-fat diet while also tapering your training. In this so-called carb-loading phase, the most suitable nutrition consists of carbohydrate-rich foods such as pasta, rice, mashed potato, dried fruit and fruit smoothies. Some simple advice for mealtimes includes: fill your plate with two additional helpings of rice, potato, pasta or NutriBrownRice drinks than you would normally eat, choose a banana instead of low-calorie soft fruit (such as berries) for dessert, and for a snack between meals an energy bar or a few raisins are good options. It's important to understand that effective carbo-loading leads to increased fluid retention (carbohydrates are stored as glycogen in combination with water in the muscle), which increases your body weight. As a result you’ll notice that you're slightly heavier than usual. It's therefore important to test this nutrition strategy before you do any sports. But rest assured that carbo-loading can definitely lead to improvements during long endurance activity.

 

IS NUTRIBROWNRICE SUITABLE FOR GOUT PATIENTS?

Gout patients are not suitable to eat or drink soy due to the high uric acid found in it. NutriBrownRice is an ideal beverage replace any soy drinks, therefore it is suitable for gout patients. Kindly consult your doctor if you are unsure.

IS NUTRIBROWNRICE SUITABLE FOR DIABETIC PATIENTS?

Diabetic patients have to restrict their sugar intake, therefore they can opt for NutriBrownRice No Sugar Added with Inulin or NutriBrownRice Oats with Soy Lecithin. Kindly consult your doctor if you have extraordinary health conditions.

 

CAN CANCER PATIENTS CONSUME NUTRIBROWNRICE?

Brown rice is packed with natural vitamins, minerals and antioxidants that is good for cancer patients. NutriBrownRice is made of freshly harvested brown rice that retains significant amounts of natural vitamins and minerals of brown rice. Most of the cancer patients' doctors practice prescription of dietary supplements to cancer patients to aid their recovery for chemotherapy. Therefore, cancer patients may consult their doctors' advice to consume NutriBrownRice.

 

CAN NUTRIBROWNRICE HELPS IN GASTRIC PROBLEM?

The major cause of gastric problem is excessive gas due to certain food that is not easy to be digested and sugar. Taking NutriBrownRice No Sugar Added can be a natural remedy to reduce burping, belching, flatulence, and bloating. It eases irrisistable bowel syndrome and lactose intolerance due to the ultra fine texture that is gentle to your digestive system. The prebiotic ingredients, Inulin that is found in NutriBrownRice No Sugar Added helps protect the digestive system and ensure gastrointestinal health. 

 

CAN NUTRIBROWNRICE HELPS IN CONSTIPATION?

NutriBrownRice No Sugar Added with Inulin helps in relieving constipation problem naturally without harsh medicine. Due to its chemical composition, when inulin is mixed with liquid it forms a creamy gel that’s ideal for naturally relieving constipation. When gelled, inulin has a structure similar to lipids (fats) that also help lubricate the digestive system and lessen risk for things like hemorrhoids.

 

HOW NUTRIBROWNRICE HELPS IN ACNE PROBLEM?

The rich content of fiber and other essential minerals in brown rice work well to make your skin blemish-free. Also, the proteins found in this healthy rice is known to work as a powerful exfoliant. They promote cell growth and stimulate blood flow in our skin, giving us a vibrant, bright appearance and flawless skin. 

 

IS NUTRIBROWNRICE HELPS IN ANTI-AGING?

Packed with proteins, brown rice repairs damaged skin, protecting it from wrinkles, sagging skin and fine lines. Fluctuating blood sugar levels can lead to stress, which is one of the leading causes of aging. Complex carbohydrates present in the brown rice can help regulate the blood sugar levels, preventing premature aging. Rice bran is also said to be highly effective when applied topically, in preventing wrinkles. NutriBrownRice Honey which comes with natural floral honey helps in providing antioxidants that is vital in anti-aging. 

 

CAN NUTRIBROWNRICE HELPS TO LOSE BODY WEIGHT? 

NutriBrownRice helps you to stay full longer so that you don't overeat. In the long run, your body will shed some extra kilograms as brown rice's vitamins and naturals minerals helps your body to convert food into energy. You will feel more energetic thus stay active in life and reduce overweight problem. 

 

CAN NUTRIBROWNRICE HELPS TO GAIN WEIGHT?

Consuming about 500 extra calories per day will let you gain a pound per week, and an extra 250 calories per day will lead to gaining half that. NutriBrownRice helps people to achieve ideal body weight through healthy diet. For people who are under weight, consuming NutriBrownRice helps them to gain back the energy of the body, coupled with protein nutrients consumed on the daily basis from fish, meat, soy, milk, yoghurt nuts etc, it will help people to gain weight in healthier way by building lean musle instead of just body fat through unhealthy food consumption such as cakes, dessert, biscuits, snacks that will bring down your body metabolism. 

 

CAN NUTRIBROWNRICE SUBSTITURE YOUR DAILY COFFEE/TEA?

Yes. You are encouraged to replace NutriBrownRice with your daily coffee/tea that keeps you active/alert with its caffeine. NutriBrownRice is an alternative to caffeine that able to help you stay active and focus in your work. NutriBrownRice works like slow released that raise your blood sugar gradually without rapid hike that make you feel hungry and tired easily. NutriBrownRice slowly releases energy to your body to keep you energetic for longer time. 

 

CAN NUTRIBROWNRICE SUBSTITUTES MILK?

NutriBrownRice can substitute milk for people who are has lactose intolerant problem. Some culinary chefs who discovered NutriBrownRice also tried to successfully subsititute creamer used in cheese cakes and dessert with NutriBrownRice, thus making healthier and wholesome version of dessert (you may find the recipe here).However, do note that both milk and NutriBrownRice are diffrent in nutrients. One serving of milk has 30% daily value of calcium and 16% daily value of protein but not other traces of minerals and vitamin and higher in wholegrain that are NutriBrownRice can offer. NutriBrownRice Honey and Chocolate are good source of calcium serving up to 10% and 7% of daily value respectively. 

 

CAN NUTRIBROWNRICE BE A MEAL REPLACEMENT?

We encourage balanced nutritious diet, NutriBrownRice is ideal to be breakfast drinks, afternoon tea and light dinner or supper drinks. A meal replacement will require complete nutrients that include fibre, protein, vitamins and minerals and etc. Therefore, NutriBrownRice is more ideal to replace maximum 1 out of 3 full meals in a day. You may consult any dietician in order to ensure complete nutrition for your health.

 

IS NUTRIBROWNRICE A HEALTH SUPPLEMENT?

NutriBrownRice is not a health supplement. It is food that contains mainly brown rice, with or without unrefined brown sugar, coconut-based premium grade creamer, inulin (prebiotic), natural honey, oats, soy lecithin and cocoa powder.

 

WHAT ARE THE DIFFERENCES BETWEEN NUTRIBROWNRICE AND OTHER BROWN RICE DRINKS?

NutriBrownRice is among the highest brown rice content as brown rice beverage, proven natural vitamins and minerals retained, produced under proprietary high technology processing method through years of researches and unique secret recipe. The major difference between NutriBrownRice and other brown rice drinks is the smooth texture that most of the brown rice drinks are sandy based in texture. The food safety accreditations of NutriBrownRice are also more comprehensive than the other brown rice drinks. 

 

NutriBrownRice

Other Brown Rice Drinks

Texture

Ultra smooth

Sandy

Taste

Natural brown rice fragrance

Charred brown rice flavor

Vitamins

Proven with natural Vitamins and Minerals Retained

Not proven with any vitamin and minerals in nutrition table

Brown rice content

> 40% brown rice contents

Mostly less than 10% brown rice content

Technology

Proprietary high technology processing method with 100% stainless steel food machines

Old technology processing method with lower grade food machines

Food safety

Certified with ISO22000, GMP, HACCP, Halal, Mesti

Some are not certified or basic safety like GMP

Awards

2016 Halal High Tech Gem, 2017 Sial Innovation, Endorsed healthier choice by Singapore Health Promotion Board

Not that we know of.

 


WHAT IS WRONG WITH FRUCTOSE? 

Growing evidence is emerging which suggests that excessive intake of fructose (>50 g.d ) may be linked to the development of the metabolic syndrome (obesity), dyslipidemia, hypertension, insulin resistance, pro-inflammatory state, and prothrombosis. The rapid metabolism of fructose in the liver could cause alterations that could pre-dispose to obesity, diabetes, and hypertension.

 

WHAT ARE THE FOOD SAFETY CERTIFICATIONS NUTRIBROWNRICE HAS?

  • Singapore’s "Healthier Choice” Logo

This is a food labeling program initiated by Singapore's Health Promotion Board (HPB) to promote “Healthier Choice” food products, in line with the Singapore Government’s effort to regulate the labels printed on food packagings and food menus. This is to help Singaporeans make better decisions while shopping for their daily food. It is also to cultivate healthier eating habits. About 69% of Singaporeans have the awareness to spot for this logo while shopping of healthy food.

  • ISO 22000:2005 Food Safety Management System

One of the world's most stringent food safety standard, ISO 22000 was designed as an accessible, globally accepted standard, and is applicable to organizations involved in any aspect of the food supply chain. The standard covers the key components for ensuring food safety including interactive communication, system management, implementation of pre-requisite programmes and the continual review and improvement of the system.

  • HACCP System Certification • Quality Assurance

Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points or HACCP is a systematic preventive approach to food safety from biological, chemical, and physical hazards in production processes that can cause the finished product to be unsafe, and designs measurements to reduce these risks to a safe level.

  • Good Manufacturing Practice Certification

Good Manufacturing Practices or GMP are the practices required in order to conform to guidelines recommended by agencies that control authorization and licensing for manufacture and sale of food, drug products, and active pharmaceutical products. These guidelines provide minimum requirements that a pharmaceutical or a food product manufacturer must meet to assure that the products are of high quality and do not pose any risk to the consumer or public.

  • Malaysia Halal Certification

Of the world’s 6.4 billion population, about 1.57 billion Muslims are residing in 204 countries, accounting for 23% of the world’s population. Our company's production standard is in line with Muslim food standards.

  • MeSTI Food Safety Standard by Ministry of Health Malaysia (MOH)

"Food Safety is the Responsibility of the Industry", is a food safety programme undertaken by the Ministry of Health (MOH). The objective of MeSTI is to put in place a system for the maintenance of food hygiene and process control which includes food safety assurance and food traceability. Thus, MeSTI compliance will serve as a building block for food manufacturers in Malaysia to be a major producer and exporter of food products by facilitating food safety and quality compliance.

  • UKAS: United Kingdom Accreditation Services by BM TRADA

Accreditation and certification marked with United Kingdom Accreditation Service or UKAS logo is a symbol of credibility for global food management sector. UKAS is the national accreditation body appointment by the British Government, to assess organisations that provide certification, testing, inspection and calibration services. UKAS is a signatory to international accreditation agreements which provide for mutual recognition. This reduces the need for multiple assessments of suppliers, and as a consequence helps to reduce barriers to trade for organisations who have UKAS accreditation.

WHERE CAN I BUY NUTRIBROWNRICE?

You can buy NutrriBrownRice online here in our online shop. You can also get it offline in all AEON Supermarket, Popular Bookstores, pharmacies, health and organic outlets in Malaysia. Please refer to the list here: https://brownricereal.com/where-to-buy-nutribrownrice-healthy-instant-beverage-in-malaysia.html

 

WHAT ARE THE AWARDS AND RECOGNITIONS OF NUTRIBROWNRICE SO FAR?

NutriBrownRice has been awarded as 2016 Malaysia Top 10 Halal Gem by SME Corporation, Halal Jakim and Innovation Agency. NutriBrownRice has also gained Diploma Award in SIAL Innovation food products by world-renowed culinary chefs and professional expert judges. Besides, NutriBrownRice is also served as daily drink for patients in National Heart Institution or Institut Jantung Negara (IJN), one of the top hospital in cardiovascular and thoracic centre in the region. 

 

HOW IS NUTRIBROWNRICE PACKED FOR MY ONLINE DELIVERY?

NutriBrownRice is packed in carton of 6 boxes, 12 boxes or 24boxes. Therefore ideally, you may order your NutriBrownRice in the number of 6, 12, 24 or more.

 

HOW LONG WILL IT TAKE TO ARRIVE MY DELIVERY ADDRESS ONCE I ORDER?

We endeavour to speed up delivery as soon as we can. It normally take 1 day for your delivery on normal working day and longer days on friday and weekend. Kindly refer to our schedule table here.

 

  • I WOULD LIKE TO ADD NUTRIBROWNRICE PRODUCTS TO MY PRODUCT RANGE AS A RETAILER. HOW DO I GO ABOUT THIS? 

We are happy that you’re interested in NutriBrownRice products. We are always searching for dedicated partners that live according to our motto and help represent our brand. Please send us an email with your request and your business information (name, address, telephone number, and email address) to the following address and we’ll get in contact with you: info@abrandfood.com