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Coarse Rice Products by Must Flow Fluidization Techniques for Diabetes Patients

Journal: International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR) (Vol.3, No. 6)

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Page : 99-103

Keywords : Dryer; Dehydration; Must Flow; Rough rice; Coarse rice;

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Rice is the food of mankind contains the most important nutrients that human body need. It is the most important economic crop of Thailand that sold as an income in form of foreign currency. On the other hand, if it is produced in from of particular products for specific consumer, it will increase in value as well. For example, patients with diabetes has an excessive sugar syndrome that should not be eaten white rice, but able to eat coarse rice normally. Therefore, in this paper, the fresh harvested paddy (Rough Rice) from field that dried by Must Flow dryer and then de-husked into Coarse Rice is studied their opportunities for diabetes patients consume. In this research, Rough Rice of “Hom-Mali-Daeng” from Nakhornnayok province of 700 tons are dried by Must Flow dryer to meet the commercial Rice Mill standard. Hot air temperature of 150 oC is used to remove the water evaporated from Rough Rice to the final moisture content of 14.9-15.1%wb within one-pass operation with unlimited initial moisture contents. It is then de-husk into Coarse Rice and test their nutrients. It is found that have higher nutrients contents than fluidized Bed dried Coarse Rice. Test results of clinical neurology for diabetes patients who always eat this Coarse Rice could be control the sugar level in blood within the normal range and this could be another way to relieve the diabetes symptoms. In addition, the texture of Coarse Rice is tenderness, aroma and no dullness meets with the nutritious therapy. The most important is that the lower level of energy consumption of Must Flow Dryer operation

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