The Arsenic Scare
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Studies from 'Consumer Re­ports' and the FDA found dangerous levels of this toxin in rice (particularly brown rice) and chicken. Here's how to avoid it:

  • Eat no more than a half cup of rice per week, cooking with a 6:1 water-to-rice ratio.
  • Buy organic chicken, since some factory farms give animals feed that contains arsenic.
  • Avoid rice grown in Arkansas, Texas, Louisiana, and China.