The Effects of Too Much Arsenic in the Diet

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NutritionFacts .org
23 Aug 2020

Even at low level exposure arsenic is not just a class I carcinogen, but may impair our immune function and increase our risk of cardiovascular disease and diabetes.

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So where is arsenic found in our diet? See my last two videos 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

Next, I take a deep dive into the rice issue:
• Cancer Risk from Arsenic in Rice and Seaweed (http://nutritionfacts.org/vide....o/Cancer-Risk-from-A
• 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

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