Marathon Rotary Club

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Arsenic in rice worrisome By Dr Ananya Mandal.

Arsenic in rice worrisome By Dr Ananya Mandal, MD Studies have shown that rice takes up even more arsenic from soil than additional crops. Now a new study demonstrates higher arsenic levels are ingested by ladies who eat as little as half a glass of cooked rice per day. Presently, there are no limitations on the quantity of allowable arsenic in rice in the United States. However the Environmental Protection Agency has set arsenic limitations in water of 10 parts per billion.The appendix’s job is to reboot the digestive tract in that case. The appendix acts as an excellent safe house for bacteria, said Duke medical procedures professor Costs Parker, a scholarly study co-author. Its area – just below the normal one-way flow of meals and germs in the large intestine in a sort of gut cul-de-sac – assists support the idea, he said. Also, the worm-designed organ outgrowth acts just like a bacteria factory, cultivating the nice germs, Parker said. That use isn’t needed in today’s industrialized society, Parker said.