Progress and challenges in improving the nutritional quality of rice (Oryza sativa L.).

@article{Birla2017ProgressAC,
  title={Progress and challenges in improving the nutritional quality of rice (Oryza sativa L.).},
  author={Deep Shikha Birla and Ons Boudawara and Manish Sainger and Doongar R Chaudhary and Ranjana Jaiwal and Pawan K. Jaiwal},
  journal={Critical reviews in food science and nutrition},
  year={2017},
  volume={57 11},
  pages={
          2455-2481
        }
}
Rice is a staple food for more than 3 billion people in more than 100 countries of the world but ironically it is deficient in many bioavailable vitamins, minerals, essential amino- and fatty-acids and phytochemicals that prevent chronic diseases like type 2 diabetes, heart disease, cancers, and obesity. To enhance the nutritional and other quality aspects of rice, a better understanding of the regulation of the processes involved in the synthesis, uptake, transport, and metabolism of macro… CONTINUE READING

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