Category Archives: Rice

On Rice, Arsenic, and Organic Farming

On Rice, Arsenic, and Organic Farming

A post in the AllergyMenu [1] caught our attention. It purports that arsenic pollution is rampant in the rice we consume. The obvious question is: Does buying organic rice protect you? TheAllergyMenu claims that organic farming does, quoting them: “…Foods grown organically are your best choice since the land is …Read the Rest

Brown Rice: Benefits and Pollution Risks

Brown Rice: Benefits and Pollution Risks

MND: Brown rice, everybody knows it is good for you. But how good, and is there any risk? Brown rice is white rice with it’s husk and bran. To produce white rice, the bran layer and the germ in  are removed, leaving mostly the starchy endosperm. (Wiki) In the process …Read the Rest

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