Concerned about Arsenic in Rice?
Hardly a week goes by without some type of warning or health scare regarding what "is or isn't" in our food. Reports regarding arsenic in rice the past few years have raised concerns in health-conscious individuals and have given low-carb followers yet another reason to vilify whole grains. Because whole grains (including rice) are an excellence source of vitamins, minerals and dietary fiber, should we stop consuming rice because of the possible arsenic content? Should we be concerned? Is arsenic found only in rice, or how else can we be exposed? Are there ways to minimize our exposure?
You'll find answers to all of these questions and more regarding arsenic in rice by reading our Topic Article Arsenic in Rice - Should We be Concerned?