Gluten-Free Diets May Lead to Elevated Mercury and Arsenic

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Gluten-Free Diets May Lead to Elevated Mercury and Arsenic

Postby Shorty » Tue Feb 14, 2017 2:53 pm

I'm glad I can eat Gluten.

http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/next/body/ ... d=34493749

"Both toxic metals are found in rice, and rice flour is a common substitute for wheat flour in gluten-free foods. Here’s Beth Mole, writing for Ars Technica:

Rice is known to be an efficient accumulator of arsenic and mercury, pulling the naturally occurring toxic substances up from soil and storing them. Researchers have estimated that rice plants are at least ten times better at sucking up arsenic than other grain plants."

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Re: Gluten-Free Diets May Lead to Elevated Mercury and Arsenic

Postby Bwis53 » Tue Feb 14, 2017 3:12 pm

I tried the gluten free diet for weight loss, for two months. Didn't lose a pound. Hello Madison Sourdough!

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Re: Gluten-Free Diets May Lead to Elevated Mercury and Arsenic

Postby Shorty » Tue Feb 14, 2017 3:14 pm

Maybe it was the mercury and arsenic you put on.

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Re: Gluten-Free Diets May Lead to Elevated Mercury and Arsenic

Postby thebookpolice » Tue Feb 14, 2017 6:39 pm

These heavy metals are going to go straight to my hips.

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Re: Gluten-Free Diets May Lead to Elevated Mercury and Arsenic

Postby fennel » Tue Feb 14, 2017 6:43 pm

The problem is, short-grain brown rice is pretty much the grain of the gods.

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Re: Gluten-Free Diets May Lead to Elevated Mercury and Arsenic

Postby doppel » Tue Feb 14, 2017 7:43 pm

The Elizabeth Warren in Doppel says the only "rice" worth eating is wild rice. Yum Yum.
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