Herbs-coated rice to be unveiled at expo

THAI rice coated with herbs for four age groups which would help boost brain power and slow down the aging process aside from battling cancer will be unveiled at the 13th National Herbs Expo taking place at Impact Muang Thong Thani during August 31 to September 4, 2016, new)108 free tabloid said today.

Suriya Wongkongkathep, director-general of the Department for Development of Thai Traditional and Alternative Medicine said at a press conference that at his department’s zone in the expo, called Thai Herbs Metropolis, innovations solely brainstormed by Thais will be unveiled with one being herbs-coated rice which is the first ever such product introduced in the world.

The concept is that people should consume rice filled with different groups of herbs suitable for their age group.

The type of herbs-coated rice suitable for the elderly will alleviate certain illnesses that have trailed them since their working age aside from slowing down the aging process and boosting memory.

Rice layered with herbs for teenagers will boost energy and help develop all parts of the body without weight gain.

For working age people, herbal rice will help reduce blood pressure and bad cholesterol while also helping control absentmindedness, weight gain and in boosting health reducing stress.

For those recuperating from illnesses and athletes herbs-glazed rice will build up their body and help them return to good health quickly, new)108 said.


TOP: Thai farmers such as this one will benefit from innovative rice varieties. Photo: Prachanart Viriyaraks

By Thai Residents reporters






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