Poisoned Water Solution

Poisoned Water Solution

Top of Mind with Julie Rose - Radio Archive, Episode 209 , Segment 3

Episode: Downton Abbey, Pressure to Publish, Poisoned Water Solution

  • Jan 11, 2016 9:05 pm
  • 12:21 mins

Guest: Judit Smits, PhD, Professor of Public Health at the University of Calgary Lentils are cheap and good for you, but not exactly a favorite choice for a lot of us. They’re just so bland and squishy. It might be surprising, then, to learn that they may also have the power to save lives. University of Calgary public health professor Judit Smits is in the midst of a project to see if lentils could address what the World Health Organization calls the “worst case of mass poisoning in history.” Might lentils help people in Bangladesh deal with the arsenic in their water?

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