Freaking out about Rice?

I sure am.

This week, a study about arsenic levels and rice consumption hit the news. The researchers at Dartmouth University found that each gram of rice consumed was associated with a 1% increase in total urinary arsenic output. What this means is that more than half a cup of cooked rice per day is comparable to consuming 1 L of water with the maximum allowed in public drinking water (10 parts per billion)!!

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