Rice bran oil enjoy the status of a health food from a cardiovascular view point and routine use of rice bran oil can be recommended as a sole cooking medium.
Dr. Parveen Chandra, MD, DM, Consultant Cardiologist, Escort Heart Institute & Research Centre
Rice bran oil is a unique edible oil with nutritionally desirable attributes compared to other edible oils, its fatty acids composition is nearer to that recommended by nutritionists ideal for edible purpose.
Dr. A.B.Afzalpurkar, Director, Indian Institute of Chemical Technology
Health aspect of rice bran oil is not highlighted as much as it should have been done this is where the market is in terms of the total awareness, be it as a hypocholesterolenic, antiviral, antioxidant and anticancer effect, or even a scavenging effect of carcinogens. All these need to be highlighted.
Dr. V. Parkash, Director, Central Food Technological Research Institute
"In a study conducted by National Institute of Nutrition, Indian Council of Medical Research, Rice bran oil showed greater reduction in bad cholestrols in comparison to Groundnut oil which has similar fatty acid profile. Scientists has attributed this to Oryzanol."
National Institute of Nutrition
“A Scientific Study conducted by scientists of Tufts university and University of Lowell on cholesterol lowering properties of Physically Refined Rice Bran oil relative to COCO and CANOLA, found out Physically refined Rice Bran Oil (Richest source of Oryzanol) to be the best among the three in cholesterol lowering.”
“Human clinical studies conducted in the University of Lowell found that Rice Bran oil has significantly better cholesterol lowering properties than popular Olive Oil. Scientists have attributed this to presence of Oryzanol in the oil.”
University of Lowell
“In cereal-based diets, the use of any single oil (Except Rice Bran Oil) may not furnish the optimal intake of all fatty acids and their ratios”.
Dr. Ghafoorunissa, Deputy Director, National Institute of Nutrition, Hyderabad
"Rice bran is rich in Vitamin E which is powerful antioxidant and has antimutagenic properties which prevent from cancer. Vitamin E also helps in boosting your immunity. It contains high levels of natural antioxidants which boost your metabolic rate and may help with weight loss,"
“An ideal heart-healthy diet should be rich in healthier, unsaturated fats as they help in lowering the risks of heart disease and stroke. Food items rich in monosaturated fatty acids (MUFA) reduce the low-density lipoprotein cholesterol levels (LDL-C) and increase high-density lipoprotein cholesterol (HDL-C) levels. Some of the nutrient-rich oils include olive oil, groundnut toil, rice bran oil, mustard oil, canola oil”
Dr. Santosh Kumar Agarwal, Senior Interventional Cardiologist
“In a Human Clinical study by Division of Nutrition AIIMS, India RBO (containing Oryzanol) was found to have significantly reduced bad cholesterol in comparison to Sunflower oil a PUFA rich oil.”
AIIMS, India RBO