Do you buy almond, soy, or coconut milk? Check this before you buy!

You learn something new everyday! I didn’t know about carrageenan and inflammation. Sounds almost as bad as wheat? 🙂

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Now of days we all have to be savvy food labeling detectives. If you don’t know what you’re doing, you could be harming yourself. One ingredient that has been researched for over 10+ years is carrageenan. What is that you ask? Its a food additive that derives from red seaweed- sounds harmless right? Actually, researches say it has no nutritional value and could have potential harmful effects on our intestinal tract. The additive is used as a thickener or emulsifier which gives the food added texture. Carrageenan is found in non-dairy milk, ice cream, organic foods and alternative “healthy” food. Ironically, it’s anything but healthy.

Dr. Andrew Weil, a world renowned MD who teaches how to minimize the risk of inflammatory disease agrees with me. On his website he talks about this dangerous additive. He writes, “When I first wrote about carrageenan on this site 10 years ago, I reported…

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