liveonearth (liveonearth) wrote,
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Arsenic in Chicken


About a year ago I had my hair tested and found out that I have above "normal" mercury levels (I think because I eat sashimi) and even higher levels of arsenic in my body. Someone told me that I could have gotten the arsenic in my body from the chicken that I ate, but at the time I didn't find anything online about it. I checked my water sources and it wasn't in there. I learned that you can get arsenic poisoning from automotive smog, and I do live in a Dell downwind of two interstate highways.

Today Mercola has an article up about arsenic poisoning in chicken: it may be common.

http://v.mercola.com/blogs/public_blog/Is-the-Chicken-You-Eat-Poisoned-With-Arsenic--10528.aspx
Tags: arsenic, chicken, food, toxins
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