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What is rice?

What is rice?

A injury treatement.: Rice stands for : rest----stay off the injury ice---ice the area with a cold pack 15 minutes every1-2 hours or so compression---wear an appropriately applied elastic bandage elevation--keep the affected area elevate above the level or the heart as much as possible. Problems: see pcp. ...Read more

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When can baby eat?Can i fed my baby at four months?What about rice sereal?

When can baby eat?Can i fed my baby at four months?What about rice sereal?

Unnecessary : 50 years ago infants were fed solids early & frequently to make up for deficiencies in the evaporated milk formulas moms made at home. Today early feeds are an antiquated practice & do not add to the child's nutrition. Today solids are viewed as a tutorial to transition baby to the table. Starting at 6m as the tongue thrust fades & baby begins to sit is early enough. ...Read more

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A lot of diets for weight loss recommend cutting down on rice completely. Is this a fair recommendation and what in rice makes it a bad diet food?

A lot of diets for weight loss recommend cutting down on rice completely. Is this a fair recommendation and what in rice makes it a bad diet food?

Rice for Dinner: Save the rice for the last meal of the day. Both white and brown rice have a high enough glycemic index to raise your blood sugar in the first hour after eating, then cause Insulin release which lowers your blood sugar in the second hour after eating. This makes you hungrier than you were when you started! so save the rice for a meal within 2 hours of when you will be asleep and can't snack! ...Read more

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What is the rice solution for golfer's elbow? I have rested my elbow for more than 4 months and i still have it!

What is the rice solution for golfer's elbow? I have rested my elbow for more than 4 months and i still have it!

See below: Rice is an acronym for rest ice compression and elevation. If it has been that long and you are still not seeing noticeable improvement, then a follow up with your physician would be appropriate to investigate other causes/treatments. ...Read more

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What else other than rice and vicodin can I do for a pulled groin muscle. The vicodin never really knocks the pain out?

What else other than rice and vicodin can I do for a pulled groin muscle. The vicodin never really knocks the pain out?

Anti-inflammatories: The best way to treat pulled muscle is by rest and gentle stretch. Having said that, the first line of medications that should be tried are anti-nfalmmatory meds, i.E advil or ibuprofen. If you don't have a history of gastritis or bleeding from the stomach, you can take these medications generously, i.E 2-3 200 mg tablets, at least 2 times a day for 4-5 days. ...Read more

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What things other than rice, potato, bread, fat, sugar should one avoid in order to lose weight? Is wheat flour bad too? What about milk and butter?

What things other than rice, potato, bread, fat, sugar should one avoid in order to lose weight? Is wheat flour bad too? What about milk and butter?

Lose weight: 1: Exercise is a good start. Diet may be even better. 2: Go online to see the many articles regarding food that is good for yo and food that is not. My first choice is for you to go online to "NuVal" and see a list of about 100 items that are either good, not so good, or bad for you. ...Read more

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5 month old baby boy has what looks like 2 rice grain size infection at on the ring of his penis where the foreskin is. What can be done to remedy?

5 month old baby boy has what looks like 2 rice grain size infection at on the ring of his penis where the foreskin is.  What can be done to remedy?

Smegma is a cheesy, : whitish collection of shed epithelial cells & oily or waxy secretions where the glans penis & foreskin meet or under the foreskin in uncircumcised babies or in circumcised pudgy babies whose penises are concealed in a suprapubic fat pad. If you wish, gently retract foreskin only as far as it will go comfortably, wipe gently with a soft, moist cloth & return foreskin to its original position. ...Read more

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What are benefits of eating rice?

What are benefits of eating rice?

Rice: Rice like any other nutrients provide you with energy mainly and some micronutrients. There are no particular benefit of eating rice except mentioned above. Eating certain foods depends on the culture. Rice was eaten more in the east and asia versus wheat and meat in western culture. All of them provide nutrients. A balance diet is best either with or without rice. ...Read more

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I have bad habit of eating raw rice...what should i do? because i think i am gaining weight

I have bad habit of eating raw rice...what should i do? because i think i am gaining weight

Possible deficit: This is a strange dietary habit. Is it a personal preference or do you feel compelled to eat raw rice? This might be a form of Pica, which is often a sign of some kind of nutrient deficiency. You might consider seeking medical care to evaluate for deficiency in iron and other micronutrients. ...Read more

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I est rice everyday but im diabetic.What can I eat besides rice?

I est rice everyday but im diabetic.What can I eat besides rice?

Diabetes and rice: Rice is a simple carbohydrate which increases blood glucose. Focus on lean meats, nuts, legumes (beans) and vegetables. ...Read more

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What's the verdict on white rice? I've eaten it all my life (usually a bowl for lunch and dinner) because it's been a staple of the family diet...

What's the verdict on white rice? I've eaten it all my life (usually a bowl for lunch and dinner) because it's been a staple of the family diet...

Ok in moderation: Rice can be part of a balanced diet, but brown rice is more nutritious than white. It also depends on what you eat with the rice. ...Read more

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I fell of my mountain bike and had a large thigh hematoma, other than rice, what should I do?

I fell of my mountain bike and had a large thigh hematoma, other than rice, what should I do?

Seek evaluation: Initially, r.I.C.E. Is indicated to minimize the extent of bleeding and damage in the muscle. After the initial inflammatory phase resolves, early passive and active range of motion exercises and a guided physical therapy program may help hasten recovery. Formal medical evaluation is recommended to determine if drainage of the hematoma is necessary or if an injection can be beneficial. ...Read more

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Hi I woke up this morning with a hanging bump on the back right side of my tongue. It's not painful and looks like a grain of rice. what could it be?

Hi I woke up this morning with a hanging bump on the back right side of my tongue. It's not painful and looks like a grain of rice. what could it be?

Reassurance : This may happens sometimes. Usually it self limited and benign condition. Do not try to hurt it and do not eat spicy food for a while. You may gargle the mouth with listerine. ...Read more

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Body chills seconds after eating a bite of any sugary foods (pastries etc.) does not happen with non-sugary wheat or rice. What kind of dr to see?

Body chills seconds after eating a bite of any sugary foods (pastries etc.) does not happen with non-sugary wheat or rice. What kind of dr to see?

Holistic/alternative: Clearly your body is trying to send you a message to not eat these foods; the question is why ; if anything can be done to change it. Western medicine does not recognize a mechanism via which this can occur so some docs would refer you to a psychiatrist. A holistic doc, esp. One who practices homeopathy or acupuncture will take this seriously and has a far better chance of helping you. ...Read more

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My father 64 years old. He always feels sleepy even though he just awake from 10 hours. Fyi, he likes eat lots of white rice. What happend to him?

My father 64 years old. He always feels sleepy even though he just awake from 10 hours. Fyi, he likes eat lots of white rice. What happend to him?

Various causes: Even though your father appears to be sleeping 10 hours, it doesn't seem like the sleep is very effective. Various disorders can affect sleep from sleep apnea, to restless legs, to side effects of medications, etc. He should see his doctor who can ask the proper questions about sleep, and if necessary order a sleep study or have him consult with a physician with expertise in sleep. ...Read more

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The doctor said to rest, use ice, and elevate my leg. But what does the c in rice stand for?

The doctor said to rest, use ice, and elevate my leg. But what does the c in rice stand for?

Compression.: The c in rice stands for compression elastic bandages. Everything else has already been explained. All these things are to prevent serious complications from cots and to treat the calf pain. ...Read more

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I love white rice. I notice my sugar skyrockets after eating white rice or even brown rice? What should I do, eliminate it entirely?

I love white rice. I notice my sugar skyrockets after eating white rice or even brown rice? What should I do, eliminate it entirely?

Simple carbohydrates: Rice is a simple carbohydrate, and simple carbs convert to sugar very quickly in the body. If one is a diabetic or at risk for diabetes, then one should avoid or reduce consumption of simple carbohydrates. ...Read more

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I do not eat vegetables or fruit.Just meat fish pasta rice. What is the best combination of fruits, veg, nuts and seeds i can blend into a drink.

I do not eat vegetables or fruit.Just meat fish pasta rice. What is the best combination of fruits, veg, nuts and seeds i can blend into a drink.

Almost anything: Almost any fruit and/or vegetable combination can be made into a smoothie along with nuts, seeds, yoghurt or milk for protein. Banana helps make it creamy especially if not using yoghurt or milk. It also helps for some of the fruit to be frozen (like berries). Google "smoothies" for suggestions. ...Read more