Dubious Celebrity Diagnosis?
Did you hear Joe Rogan claims to have “poisoned” himself with arsenic by eating too many sardines?
Right, so arsenic is a naturally occurring element and the most harmful form is inorganic arsenic. The main form of arsenic found in fish is organic arsenic. Unlike inorganic arsenic, organic arsenic is not harmful to humans.
An anecdotal celebrity medical tale should not be the basis for nutrition advice. Just ask Jeremy Piven who claimed he got mercury poising from eating too much sushi and that he grew breasts from drinking too much soy milk.
Below is a walk down memory lane to see how that worked out for Mr. Piven: