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Are you ingesting arsenic and not realizing it?

 

Last updated 7/31/2014 at Noon

White rice contains less arsenic than brown rice.

FALLBROOK – Ever realize that some common foods contain arsenic? Water, rice, chicken feed (chickens), and seaweed are some examples.

According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, “Chronic inorganic arsenic exposure is known to be associated with adverse health effects on several systems of the body, but is most known for causing specific types of skin lesions (sores, hyperpigmentation, and other lesions) and increased risks of cancer of the lung and skin.”

It’s well established that carcinogens are linked to increased risk levels in several types of cancers, cause en...



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