Arsenic in Rice? Yes, Especially Brown Rice – AARP
Yes, it is true. And it is due to the pesticides and insecticides we put on our soil. Shame on us for continuing such an idiotic practice. Two alternatives are suggested:
1) cook your rice the traditional Asian way with 6 cups water to 1 cup rice. You loose nutrients to the water this way, but you also lose about 30% of the arsenic in the hull of brown rice.
2) eat quinoa