What is Diatomaceous Earth and is it Good For You?



Diatomaceous earth is a unique type sand that consists of fossilized algae.

It has been mined for decades and has numerous industrial applications.

More recently, it has appeared on the market as a dietary supplement, claimed to have several health benefits.

This article takes a detailed look at diatomaceous earth and its health effects.


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