Rice is often the first solid food a baby eats. It's medically prescribed in the diets of hypoallergenic people. And it's a substitute for wheat flour in a multitude of gluten-free products, from baking mixing to ready-made snacks. Gluten-free diets are arguably high rice diets for most, but not all people.
But a recent analysis of rice products by Consumer Reports, a non-profit consumer safety organization recently found arsenic in rice, from low levels in some varieties to high levels... in others.
It is important to understand the health implications of this study and potentially cut back the amount of rice you eat daily to avoid excessive exposure to arsenic.
Fortunately, gluten-free diets don't have to contain excess amounts of rice and you can still enjoy delicious cookies, bread, rolls, crackers and pasta without the rice.
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Try our fabulous new gluten-free and rice-free pizza crust recipe. Roll it thin, like a pie crust and enjoy the traditional flavor and texture of a real pizza!
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This easy recipe for a flourless chocolate cake with silky chocolate glaze is a decadent finale to any special celebration. It's one of our favorite gluten-free / rice-free desserts.
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Amaretti cookies are crunchy small Italian cookies with a lovely almond flavor. They are an ideal gluten-free cookie because the recipe is free of flour. Almond paste is the key ingredient.Continue to 5 of 10 below.
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Use a food processor to mix this extremely easy and delicious recipe for gluten-free / rice-Free South American cheese tops. They're super cheesy good.
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We love this recipe for gluten-free / rice-free pancakes, made with certified gluten-free oatmeal and amaranth.
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Healthy and easy to make, this gluten free almond biscotti recipe is laden with toasted almonds, amaranth flour, and almond meal.
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Made with certified gluten-free oat flour, potato starch and almond meal our rustic matzoh crackers are tender, crisp and delicious crackers. And they do not contain corn, rice, bean flours or leavening agents.Continue to 9 of 10 below.
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Master our recipe for homemade gluten-free and grain-free almond flax cheese crackers and you will find you won't need to buy store-bought crackers anymore
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