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Miracle rice

Miracle rice

A Malaysian study found that Cambodia's native Somaly rice strain can benefit people's

health. Just 30 grams a day can reduce the risk of heart disease and cancer as well

as preventing constipation and hemorrhoids. A Government official said it was a boost

to national pride, and the study's finding could help commercially promote the marketing

of the Cambodian rice.

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