Cancer Risk from Arsenic in Rice and Seaweed

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NutritionFacts .org
NutritionFacts .org
26 Jul 2020

A daily half-cup of cooked rice may carry a hundred times the acceptable cancer risk of arsenic. Can seaweed from the coast of Maine also be cautioned as a cancer causing food?

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Wait second, how can the rice industry get away with selling a product containing 100 times the acceptable cancer risk? I cover that and so much more in my next nine videos on arsenic and rice including concrete recommendations on how to mediate your risk.
Stay tuned for:
• Which Rice Has Less Arsenic: Black, Brown, Red, White or Wild? (http://nutritionfacts.org/vide....o/Which-Rice-Has-Les
• Which Brands and Sources of Rice Have the Least Arsenic? (http://nutritionfacts.org/vide....o/Which-Brands-and-S
• How to Cook Rice to Lower Arsenic Levels (http://nutritionfacts.org/vide....o/How-to-Cook-Rice-t
• Arsenic in Infant Rice Cereal (http://nutritionfacts.org/vide....o/Arsenic-in-Infant-
• Arsenic in Rice Milk, Rice Krispies, and Brown Rice Syrup (http://nutritionfacts.org/vide....o/Arsenic-in-Rice-Mi
• How Risky is the Arsenic in Rice? (http://nutritionfacts.org/vide....o/How-Risky-is-the-A
• How Much Arsenic in Rice is Too Much? (http://nutritionfacts.org/vide....o/How-Much-Arsenic-i
• Is White Rice a Yellow Light or Red Light Food? (http://nutritionfacts.org/vide....o/Is-White-Rice-a-Ye
• Do the Pros of Brown Rice Outweigh the Cons of Arsenic? (http://nutritionfacts.org/vide....o/Do-the-Pros-of-Bro

The source of arsenic was not just pesticides but poultry poop if you can believe it. That story in Where Does the Arsenic in Chicken Come From? (http://nutritionfacts.org/vide....o/where-does-the-ars and Where Does the Arsenic in Rice, Mushrooms, and Wine Come From? (http://nutritionfacts.org/vide....o/Where-Does-the-Ars

And chronic low dose arsenic exposure is associated with more than just cancer. See The Effects of Too Much Arsenic in the Diet (http://nutritionfacts.org/vide....o/The-Effects-of-Too

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