Jasmine rice is subtler compared to normal basmati rice and in native to Thailand. It is a long grained rice just like the basmati rice, but comparatively stickier than most other long grained rice varieties. Jasmine rice is a rich source of insoluble fiber that aids in digestion and helps in flushing out food effectively through the gastrointestinal tract. The fiber content in jasmine rice also helps in softening the stools thereby preventing constipation. One of the most important health benefits of jasmine rice is that it can help prevent certain types of cancers. The vitamins and minerals found in this rice variety have powerful cancer-fighting properties. These nutrients are also beneficial in improving and maintaining good skin health.