Health Related: AADE is an association of healthcare professionals dedicated to integrating successful self management as a key outcome to the care of people with diabetes and related conditions. To get the name of specialized diabetes educators in your area call: 1.800.TEAM UP4 (1.800.832.6874).
To learn more about recognized Diabetes Education Programs in your area call: 1.800.DIABETES/ 1.800.342.2383.
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The world’s largest organization for food and nutrition professionals; with many resources for the general public. To get the name of specialized diabetes dietitians in your area call: 1.800.877.1600.
The American Heart Association provides a patient portal for information, tools and resources to help you understand and manage your health.
The American Obesity Society provides advice on general weight loss and specific diabetes cure and prevention.
Dlife is a leading online diabetes resource, offering information and community support for type 1 diabetes, type 2 diabetes, and caregivers.
While various varieties of rice are available, it is brown rice that is the healthiest of them all. It is due to the nutritional value of brown rice that it is advised for diabetics.
The Latino Nutrition Coalition works to inspire Latinos to improve their health through traditional foods and active lifestyles, combining the best of healthy food traditions with the realities of modern American life.
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NDEP is a partnership of the National Institutes of Health, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and more than 200 public and private organizations. For more information regarding their resources call: 1.800.438.5383.
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The health benefits of brown rice: The George Mateljan Foundation, a not-for-profit foundation with no commercial interests, is a new force for change to help make a healthier you and a healthier world.
National and International Resources: IRRI is among the largest non-profit agricultural research centers in Asia, with headquarters in the Philippines and offices in 14 nations. Supported by donors and partners around the globe, the mission is to reduce poverty and hunger, improve the health of rice farmers and consumers, and ensure that rice production is environmentally sustainable.
The Cereal Knowledge Bank (CKB) is the world’s leading repository of extension and training materials related to cereal and cereal production. The CKB was launched in January 2008 and is managed by the International Rice Research Institute (IRRI).
The principal object of The Rice Association is to promote the interests of members in all matters pertaining to the import, preparation, processing, packaging and marketing of rice.
ARS research is organized into national programs. These programs serve to bring coordination, communication, and empowerment to approximately 1,000 research projects carried out by ARS.
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NASS provide reports on U.S. production of rice; historical, graphical and census data.
The USA Rice Federation is the global advocate for all segments of the U.S. rice industry with a mission to promote and protect the interests of producers, millers, merchants and allied businesses.
The USA Rice Millers' Association (RMA) is the national trade association of the U.S. rice milling industry. RMA membership, which includes farmer-owned cooperatives and privately-owned mills, represents virtually all of U.S. rice milling capacity, with mill members in Arkansas, California, Florida, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, and Texas.
Through the USA Rice Council, rice farmers, dues-paying mills and other industry members work together to steer the course for domestic and international programs, which are implemented through the USA Rice Federation.
USA Rice Merchants' Association members are an important component of the U.S. rice industry, providing a market outlet for thousands of farmers in all six rice-producing states.
Each day, issues that affect the livelihood of rice farmers are debated and decided at every level of government. The USA Rice Producers' Group is the first voice for rice farmers - composed entirely of rice farmers, working on behalf of rice farmers. This representative body assures a forum for policy development on the issues that affect rice farmers, and a voice for rice farmers to advance and implement activities to address those issues.
The U.S. Rice Producers Association, representing rice producers in Arkansas, California, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri and Texas, is the only national rice producers' organization comprised by producers, elected by producers and representing producers in all six rice-producing states.
Over Fifty years ago, a small group of Thai researchers, successfully engineered and introduced Thai Hom Mali rice onto the international stage. Hom Mali Rice has a long, shiny white grain with a natural, Pandan-like aroma and a soft and sticky texture when cooked.
The Whole Grains Council helps three key audiences: 1. consumers find whole grain foods and understand its health benefits; 2.Manufacturers create delicious whole grain products; 3. Media write accurate, compelling stories about whole grains.
WIC provides Federal grants to States for supplemental foods, health care referrals, and nutrition education for low-income pregnant, breastfeeding, and non-breastfeeding postpartum women, and to infants and children up to age five who are found to be at nutritional risk.
Rice Gourmet.com brings to you rice recipes from countries all over the world.