• Is White Rice a Yellow-Light or Red-Light Food?

    8 days ago - By Nutrition Facts

    Arsenic is not just considered to be a carcinogen; it's also designated as a “nonthreshold carcinogen, meaning that any dose, no matter how small, carries some cancer risk”-so there really isn't a “safe” level of exposure. Given that, it may be reasonable to “ use the conservative ALARA” approach, reducing exposure A s L ow A s R easonably A chievable.
    I have a low bar for recommending people avoid foods that aren't particularly health-promoting in the first place. Remember when that acrylamide story broke, about the chemical found concentrated in french fries and potato chips? (See my...
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