Date: Thu Apr 8 15:31:01 2004
Posted By: Gil Stoewsand, Faculty, Food Science & Technology, Cornell University
Area of science: Medicine
Uncooked rice is hard and cannot be easily chewed. This inhibits
saliva action and the initial alteration of starch. Brown uncooked rice
may have very little breakdown in the stomach and intestines and
probably is mostly undigestible. One probably would see the intact
rice kernels in their stool.
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