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Video Segment: Depleting Rice’s Nutritional Quality

UW Medicine Newsroom

A study published in Science Advances shows for the first time that rice grown at concentrations of atmospheric CO2 expected by the end of this century has lower levels of protein, zinc, and four key B vitamins. Co-author and UW Nutritional Sciences Program Director Adam Drewnowski summarizes the findings and potential impact on crops and nutrition in a video.

May 23, 2018