A few years ago now, I filmed a video about this food additive that has now been shown to cause digestive issues, bloating, and intestinal inflammation. It can destroy gut bacteria and lead to weight gain.
Now we know how much of this additive is in our cheese!
Bloomberg News tested several brands of Parmesan shredded cheese to find out how much cellulose (a by-product of the wood industry) is in some popular brands.
- Essential Everyday 100% Grated Parmesan Cheese, from Jewel-Osco, was 8.8 percent cellulose.
- Wal-Mart Stores Inc.'s Great Value 100% Grated Parmesan Cheese registered 7.8 percent, according to test results.
- Whole Foods 365 brand didn't list cellulose as an ingredient on the label, but still tested at 0.3 percent. (Probably contamination from another cheese brand that uses cellulose produced on the same factory equipment)
- Kraft had 3.8 percent.
It is shocking that shredded cheese can have this much wood pulp in it! This is insane, right?
I am so glad that this information is getting out to the public in a big way – several major media outlets are reporting this news too. It is absolutely critical for you to avoid this substance if you want to feel your best – shred your own cheese!
I never understood why eating pizza at popular pizza fast food chains made me feel so awful. Thankfully, now I do.
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