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June 2016 – Vol. 99 No. 2

Grains of Ominio (background), a traditional pigmented rice cultivar from the Philippines, and bran of traditional rice cultivars: Chor-chor-os, Dikdik, kalinayan and Ominio, with their high phytochemical content and antioxidant activity, may be a significant source of dietary nutrients and natural antioxidants that can be used as ingredient for rice-bran based food and pharmaceutical products with therapeutic property.

{Photographs courtesy of Mr. Henry F. Mamucod, Rice Chemistry and Food Science Division, Philippine Rice Research Institute, Maligaya, Science City of Muñoz, Nueva Ecija 3119, Philippines}