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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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Arsenic in rice - should I be concerned while breastfeeding? What about rice cakes, rice crackers, etc.?
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 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 moreSee 3 more doctor answers
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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
PRICE: Protect, rest ice, compressand elevateGet a more detailed answer ›
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...
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 moreSee 3 more doctor answers
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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 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
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