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rice

(rīs),
The grain of Oryza sativa (family Gramineae), the rice plant; a food; also used, finely pulverized, as a dusting powder.
[G. oryza]

RICE

abbreviation for rest, ice, compression, elevation, referring to the treatment for sprains and strains.
An acronym—Rest, Ice, Compression, Elevation of extremity—for the first aid manoeuvres used for minor musculoskeletal and joint injuries

RICE

Sports medicine An acronym–rest, ice, compression, elevation–for the first aid maneuvers of musculoskeletal and joint injuries. See Sports medicine.

RICE

Abbreviation for rest, ice, compression, elevation.

rice

a cereal not used much for animal feed for socioeconomic reasons. The grain also has a low protein content but is otherwise suitable for animal use. Milling by-products are available. Called also Oryza sativa.

rice flower
see pimelea.

Patient discussion about RICE

Q. hey how about having brown rice in place of white or boiled rice…….?

A. Brown rice is a good carb, plus I personally think it tastes delicious.

Q. My friends guide me and say that it is not good to eat rice raw. I like eating raw rice a lot. I cannot stop eating. My friends guide me and say that it is not good to eat rice raw. They don’t have the reason to explain, when I ask. Can anyone explain?

A. See, Raw Rice eating is children’s habit. But it’s not unhealthy, at all. The rice swells in your stomach. If you eat in large amount, it may lead to discomfort. May be your stomach filled with raw rice had swollen and it may burst your stomach and it had happened to many. If you love so much better soak it in water, properly cook and have it. One thing is worth saying that, almost all raw food gives good nutrition and so the raw rice.

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NFA administrator Jason Aquino said the food agency will focus all its logistics, funds and personnel on aggressive palay buying as harvest starts to peak in some areas.
Historically when harvest peaks, ex-farm prices go down, though minimal, during the summer crop because this is the season when farmers produce better quality palay than during the wet crop so traders also buy aggressively,' Aquino said.
3% percent of palay harvest is wasted during harvest, and 5.
In the second half of Tournament of Lawyers, Galanter and Palay turn their attention to explaining this transformation.
Evasco said the NFA buying price for palay is P17 per kilogram.
He said labor cost is one of the major expenses incurred in palay production.
Higher palay prices will bring relief to the farmers.
Villegas, an economist and former vice president of the Land Bank of the Philippines, a P1 hike in palay support price would be acceptable for both the farmers and consumers.
Like a broken record, I repeat that if our farmers, who comprise the bulk of our labor force, can get a fair price for their palay, they will have more money in the pocket to afford more food, clothing, housing, provide better education for their children, etc.
Moreover, the coalition joins the call of other lawmakers to increase NFA's buying price for palay to at least P20 a kilo from the current price of P17 per kilo.
MANILA, Philippines Production of the seasonally adjusted palay (unhusked rice) for the fourth quarter of 2017 rose by five percent due to improvement in harvest areas nationwide.