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Does brown rice bother anybody else? I had some tilapia, brown rice, and green beans last night and my chest and belly were on fire.

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I can't eat brown rice anymore either. I used to when I first went gluten free but now it goes right through me. I have no idea why. I remember reading a few weeks back about brown rice having arsenic or some other poison in it, but I can't remember. I just took note that that might be the problem, but I doubt it in my case. There are a TON of things that never used to bother me but do now. And most of it doesn't make any sense to me.

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Are you sure it was the rice ?

We always rinse off fish, chicken, and meat before cooking it. The local grocery sells their tilapia in the unfrozen display case both plain and breaded ready-to-cook, right next to each other, <_<:ph34r: so I don't get that stuff anymore and instead use the frozen packaged kind.

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It could have been the fish. My grandmother had made some for me previously and I was fine. Second time it has happened when I cooked it.

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Haven't eaten it since I've went gluten-free. Though I did buy some which was certified completely gluten-free, so when I cook it I guess I'll find out :lol:

I'm not a big rice person anyhow.

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My worst food intolerance is to brown rice. It gives me severe stomach pain two days after eating it, and pain lasts for almost a week. Also causes major C. I can eat white rice every once in awhile, but I don't think it gets digested very well.

I suggest trying it one more time to see. This is a tough intolerance to have since most gluten-free processed food contains it (bread, pizza crust, pasta, crackers, cereal, etc)

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Now that this is posted.... I bet that brown rice has been a problem for me, by making me feel lousy... I get cramped and have pains, sometimes severe in my stomach for a few days... I didn't associate it from brown rice.. I just read online about ground growing foods and groundwater containing arsenic and selenium... It says brown rice consumed twice a month may be ok.

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