paleopina

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    paleopina reacted to LauraOC in Aquamin   
    THANK YOU!!
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    paleopina reacted to ladyshanny in Aquamin   
    Actually yes. 
    Melissa's reply: Carrageenan is a specific processed additive from algae, whereas this stuff appears to be totally different. Plus even if it was similar, we're not making a specific ruling against all algae as that would rule out vegan omega-3 supplementation. So tell her it's fine.
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    paleopina reacted to ladyshanny in Aquamin   
    Based on the fact that this item is extracted from the same red seaweed as is carrageenan, I would not consume this product. Carrageenan is extremely disruptive to the gut.
    Although derived from a natural source, it appears to be particularly destructive to the digestive system, triggering an immune response similar to that your body has when invaded by pathogens like Salmonella. The result: “It predictably causes inflammation...." more at Wellness Mama
    I will reach out to Melissa and get a ruling on this but in the meantime if I were you I would avoid.