Origin: Extracted from red edible seaweeds
Also Known As:
Overview: Carrageenan is a food additive derived from red edible seaweeds used to thicken, emulsify, and preserve food and beverages. It is often found in yogurt, tofu, baby formula, and nitrite-free cold cuts. In conventional medicine, it is used as an active ingredient in solutions for treating cough and intestinal problems.
- Improving gut health by providing prebiotic effects
- Preventing oxidative damage due to its antioxidant activity
- Reducing cholesterol levels
- Treating common colds and flu
Common Dosage: Presently there is no standard dosage for carrageenan.