New research concludes that the poorest people in the world will be affected the most by higher CO2 levels, which may decrease the nutritional quality of rice. This conclusion, however, is based on at least two flawed assumptions.
In a recent episode of Keeping Up With The Kardashians, sisters Kim and Kourtney take some tests to figure out which one of them is healthier: Kourtney, who is strictly gluten-free, or Kim, who eats everything in moderation.
Rice goes with chicken. Rice goes with shrimp. Rice goes with beans, and with Chinese food, too. But R.I.C.E. is also the most essential serving for ankle sprains, yet for one in two of the millions of Americans who are annually hobbled by a misstep, this recuperative dish is not even on their post-injury menu. The well-known acronym stands for the four-step treatment that should be administered following any ankle injury: R (REST) ... I (ICE) ... C (COMPRESSION) ... E (ELEVATION)
The FDA is now proposing new limits for arsenic in babies' rice cereal — 100 parts per billion. But of the samples now on the market that the agency tested, most were at, or very close to, that level already. So will the new regulation have any health effect? We doubt it.
Here s a question for our Dispatch readers: When is a GMO not a GMO? A proper science answer would go something like this: all agriculture (and really all life) has been genetically modified at some point either by humans or another species (e.g. bacteria or virus) so therefore everything is a GMO.
Genetically-engineered (biotech, GMO) crops are increasingly being utilized by farmers worldwide, with major benefits to them, and to consumers as well. One crop not being so developed: GMO wheat. Why is there none planted nor on the horizon?
More non-news on arsenic and rice In today s Let s Worry About Nothing news, there is a story that will either make people feel better, worse, or simply confused about a non-problem tiny amounts of arsenic in rice.