The Dose Makes the Poison

news_views_icon“Dr. Perrone: The Dose Makes the Poison,” by Dr. Joseph Perrone.wine_150
Too much of anything is rarely good for our health. As we recently learned from an Arkansas man’s scary experience, drinking a gallon of iced tea every day could cause kidney failure. Even water can be deadly—drinking too much, too fast can lead to a dangerous condition known as water intoxication. The small risk of health issues from drinking way too much tea or water shouldn’t stop us from hydrating. But we’re constantly being bombarded with “new research” linking certain foods, ingredients, or chemicals to health problems—without a proper explanation of how much you’d have to consume before any elevated health risks. Read more.

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