According to the original article, it seems that even though rice is a very commonly eaten food, it accounts for a large portion of the poison arsenic in our diets. Research is showing that preparing it in a coffee pot may help reduce the arsenic levels. Rice absorbs arsenic from groundwater more than vegetables since it is grown in a flooded field. Rinsing rice should help to remove some arsenic, though arsenic poisoning can lead to death or sickness.The safest way to cook the rice involves soaking the rice overnight, rinsing it, and finally cooking it with a 5 to 1 water ratio; reducing the arsenic levels about 80%.
- Some people are very prone to arsenic poisoning through the things that they eat daily.
- Cooking rice is something that should be fun and easy but for some, it turns out very bad.
- Take the necessary steps to make sure something is safe before eating it.
“Although most fruits and vegetables contain very small amounts of arsenic, rice absorbs the higher levels of the toxin because it is grown in large, flooded paddies.”
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