Skip to comments.Charcoal: The New Detoxing Miracle to End Belly Bloat??
Posted on 08/19/2016 9:40:38 AM PDT by Berlin_Freeper
... Activated charcoal has been used for years in the ER to absorb toxins after inadvertent exposure to chemicals and to absorb medications after accidental overdoses. The multipurpose treatment has also been prescribed for digestive conditions, especially those that cause gas and bloating. In addition, claims suggest the ingredient may help whiten teeth, improve complexion, lower cholesterol, prevent hangovers and boost energy.
(Excerpt) Read more at yahoo.com ...
Why post a story almost two years old? Are you trying to sell something?
Charcoal is known for removing poisons from the body, so it can do a lot right there. It’s not a bad thing to chug a glass of charcoal water on a daily basis. It won’t hurt you.
Maybe he just came across the story and thought it merited discussion?
I don’t recall a story on the health benefits of ingesting charcoal being on this site ever, so it is new here. Even if it was written a couple of years ago.
Because it’s interesting and allows one to use something besides pharmaceuticals.
Have you tried this? It is interesting.
So a daily shot of Kingsford will keep the doctor away?
I understand the activated charcoal additive works very successfully at removing cash from consumers wallets ....
You don’t need to buy premium stuff from healthfood stores, but it has to be genuine charcoal.
“I dont recall a story on the health benefits of ingesting charcoal being on this site ever, so it is new here.”
Among the health benefits cited in the posted article are the ‘benefits’ of absorbing beneficial ingredients from food.
I bought a three day supply today and will start tomorrow. Was just curious what people might think.
“Charcoal is known for removing poisons from the body, so it can do a lot right there. Its not a bad thing to chug a glass of charcoal water on a daily basis. It wont hurt you.”
The article states that it can remove vital nutrients from the food you eat ...
From the article:
The guts micro-biome is complicated, and the effects of any quick-fix forms of detoxing are usually short-lived, says gastroenterologist Gerard Mullin, MD, an associate professor of medicine at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and author of the forthcoming The Gut Balance Revolution.
People do all kinds of cleansing rituals, and there is something to be said about reducing the toll of toxins, Mullin tells Yahoo Health. But it takes a more sophisticated approach than purging the system in this capacity. Since activated charcoal can bind to medications and nutrients, which may be harmful, its not something I would promote.
Geez...gimme a break.
I get plenty of charcoal when I grill something. I thought that was supposed to be bad for you. I wish they’d make up their minds.
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