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  • Arsenic in Rice: Should You Be Concerned?
    The arsenic content of rice can be reduced by washing and cooking the rice with clean water that is low in arsenic. This is effective for both white and brown rice, potentially reducing the arsenic...
    07/3/2020 - 2:20 am | View Website
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