At one time, so much was said about the harmful effect of polished rice that a demand for unpolished rice was begun.
polished rice has been robbed of its vital life-giving elements.
The disease beriberi is now recognized as being due to a diet of polished rice.
In the case of polished rice, when this outer coat is removed the grain has much less food value.
This polished rice is still further polished by the dealer, who has more perfect mills than the farmer.