Dr Sanjay Gupta Recommends Fish Oil
Dr Sanjay Gupta called in to Dr Oz’s show and told the audience that he likes to pair a balanced diet with fish oil pills and Vitamin D. He even recommends this routine to patients.
Health Headlines: Arsenic Found in Rice
The main thing he was concerned about today was the headline about arsenic found in rice. Dr Richard Besser said this is concerning on several levels. The most important being that rice grows in water and arsenic can be in the water, seeping into the rice. The best way to get the arsenic out of rice is to start regulating the growing and production of rice.
Dr Nancy Snyderman — No Acceptable Levels of Arsenic in Foods
Dr Nancy Snyderman echoed Dr Besser’s concerns. There has been talk about “acceptable” levels of arsenic in our foods. She said there is never an acceptable level of arsenic.The best way to know what goes into you foods is to know the farmer, where it comes from, clean your food thoroughly and eat a healthy, less toxic food.
These headlines might freak you out a bit, but Dr Snyderman wants to use knowledge as power. You can take control of your choices and buy the healthier foods, phasing out the dangerous or unhealthy brands. According to the FDA, 10 micrograms of arsenic in one liter is the acceptable level of arsenic. Just remember that this is not healthy.
Dr Jonathan LaPook: Mother’s Health Rules
Dr Jonathan LaPook said that he still listens to his mother’s advice: eat your fruits and vegetables and get plenty of play time. He said that he also prefers a natural yogurt, whether it be Greek or low-fat yogurt.