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Arsenic Foud in Hundreds of Beer Samples
Newser) – The filtering process may make your beer look nice and clear—but it may also be adding traces of arsenic to your booze. Researchers found arsenic in hundreds of samples of the stuff; some had more than 25 parts per billion, more than twice the US standard for water, NPR notes. Still, experts aren't exactly flipping out. "We already knew that," says one. "The levels shouldn't be alarming, because it's the kind of thing you see in dust or air."<<<READ MORE AT NEWSER.COM>>>>
Damn them steaks are good
(Newser) – Bad news for steak and energy-drink lovers: A new study published in Nature Medicine finds they share a common ingredient that leads to heart disease, the Wall Street Journal reports. Carnitine, a compound that helps the body metabolize fatty acids, is plentiful in red meat and is often found in energy drinks and dietary supplements. Researchers believe that bodies may be converting carnitine into TMAO, a compound that can thicken the walls of arteries. They found that the more TMAO in a person's bloodstream, the more likely they were to suffer heart disease, a heart attack, stroke, and death.