Speaking of cancer risk, rice—especially rice from the U.S.—is full of arsenic.
Five Things You Need To Know About Arsenic In Rice (Before Dinner Time) • 2012 Oct 2 • WBUR CommonHealth • Reform and Reality
How much arsenic is in your rice? • Consumer Reports’ new data and guidelines are important for everyone but especially for gluten avoiders • 2014 Nov • Consumer Reports
Given the recent report about how processed meat and red meat increase cancer risk, basically the Filipino diet (of rich people living in cities) will kill you, although white rice has a lot less arsenic than brown rice.