The scary truth about what is in Coffe Mate creamer: The following is a list of the ingredients and what they can do to your body:
#1 Sugar: Processed Sugar:The health dangers which ingesting sugar on an habitual basis creates are certain. Simple sugars have been observed to aggravate asthma, move mood swings, provoke personality changes, muster mental illness, nourish nervous disorders, deliver diabetes, hurry heart disease, grow gallstones, hasten hypertension, and add arthritis.
Because refined dietary sugars lack minerals and vitamins, they must draw upon the body's micro-nutrient stores in order to be metabolized into the system. When these storehouses are depleted, metabolization of cholesterol and fatty acid is impeded, contributing to higher blood serum triglycerides, cholesterol, promoting obesity due to higher fatty acid storage around organs and in sub-cutaneous tissue folds.
Vegetable Oil (Partially Hydogenated coconut or Palm Kernel, Hydrogenated soybean)
(Trans-fats) which has been documented to cause high cholesterol which leads to hardening of the arteries that ultimately can bring on a heart attack. Interesting that the nutritional facts say 0 colesterol. However the 2nd ingredient listed has been found to raise cholesterol levels in the body.
Why is it so bad? Your body can’t tell the difference between a normal cis fatty acid and an artificial trans fatty acid. When you eat a trans fatty acid your body incorporates it into your cells- your cells become hydrogenated! The consequences include increased occurrence of heart disease, sexual dysfunction, weakened immune system, cancer atherosclerosis, diabetes and obesity.
Most European countries have either banned hydrogenated and partially hydrogenated oils altogether or have instituted future dates for elimination for use in foods.
Hydrogenation of oils, with removal of essential fatty acids, Is used in the food industry for the sole purpose of prolonging the shelf life of processed foods ( to maximize profits)
#2 Corn Syrup Solids: Corn Syrup Causes Diabetes and it is made from genetically altered corn! Here's what corn syrup solids are about. When a corn syrup has been concentrated to contain less than 10 percent water, it can be listed as "corn syrup solids" in an ingredient statement. To qualify as "corn syrup solids," the glucose (dextrose) content must be at least 88 percent of the weight of the concentrated syrup. This product can be called "dried glucose syrup" or "glucose syrup solids" in an ingredient list.
Critics of the extensive use of HFCS in food sweetening argue that the highly processed substance is more harmful to humans than regular sugar, contributing to weight gain by affecting normal appetite functions, and that in some foods HFCS may be a source of mercury known neurotoxin.
#3 Sodium Caseinate (a milk derivative) less than 2% … is actually good for you!
#4 Dipotassium phoshate (used to moderate Coffee’s Acidity)
Dipotassium Phosphate side effects::
Pneumonia, Renal Failure Acute
Vomiting (Nausea and vomiting)
Renal Failure (Acute kidney failure)
#5 Mono and Diglicerides (used to prevent oil separation)
Used for whitening effect and artificial creamy flavor. Is a fatty acid. Is not a natural constituent of diet. Used to prolong shelf life (to maximize profits)
Is also found in some pesticides and manufacture is not required to disclose where it is derived.
#6 Sodium Aluminosilicate:
Sodium aluminosilicate or aluminum calcium silicate are added to table salt to neutralize stomach acid. Sodium aluminum phosphate is an additive in most baking powders, cake mixes and self-rising flower. If this form of aluminum combines with maltol, a sugar-like flavoring agent, the resulting aluminum compound is able to get through the blood-brain barrier 90 times as well. Side effects: Constipation. Toxicity, Side Effects, Liver Disease, Renal Failure ... Drugs can have harmful effects on the fetus at any stage of pregnancy. ... Insufficient information available about ALUMINIUM SODIUM SILICATE in breast feeding.
After years of what I believed was eating healthy and exercising, I began to research ingredients of some of the products I used on a daily basis. The nutritional facts about Coffee mate seemed to be fine. I put it in my coffee daily. what I learned scared me. It inspired me to develop Ripped Cream. A Delicious and nutritios alternative that adds protein, amino acids and vitamins to my morning coffee routine!