Effects of carrageenan in health

Carrageen has no own health values because of it chemical properties but it was widely used as a thickening agent in most of the food items and health care products.  Even though under a prescribed level the intake of carrageenan is not harmful to health, the continuous intake of carrageenan with high quantity will give a way to erase some bad unhealthy symptoms on your body.

One of the main symptoms of intake of carrageenan is vomiting. If your body does not accept the chemical properties of carrageenan, immediately it will react by mean of vomiting which is coming under the allergic habits of some people. In some other people about certain amount of carrageenan will not cause any harmful reactions but intake of more amount of carrageenan on daily base may lead to vomiting.

On the other hand vomiting is one of the symptoms of food poison which is a result of eating unsuitable food items. mostly the food items which contains the carrageenan content is accepted by all kind of people body, because indirectly all us are taking carrageenan in our daily routine by means of toothpaste, fast foods, packed food, meat products, packed meat items and ect.

While eating expired food items made up of carrageenan content also lead to vomiting, especially meat products with carrageenan and packed meat with carrageenan has high priority in the causes of vomiting symptoms in human beings.

Apart from vomiting there are some other allergic symptoms arise due to the over intake of carrageenan which are listed below,

  • Fetal toxicity,
  • Glucose intolerance and insulin resistance in body,
  • Inflammation in body,
  • Liver cancer,
  • Birth defects for baby in mother stomach,
  • Colorectal cancer,
  • Large bowel ulceration,
  • Ulcerative colitis,
  • Encouraging the growth of unusual clone glands that are precursors to polyps,
  • Immune suppression.