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Breakfast Drinks???

Okay . . . so are store bought "breakfast drinks" any better than "breakfast bars"???

Well . . . the most purchased "breakfast drink" is "Breakfast Essential Complete" . . .

And it contains . . .

"Soy Lecithin" - which can cause diarrhea, nausea, stomach pain or a feeling of fullness (which is guess the fullness is what manufacturers are going for)

"Magnesium Hydroxide" - which can cause severe nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, or in some cases rectal bleeding

"Carrageenan" - which can cause bloating, inflammation and digestive issues

"Sugar" - which as we know . . . is an "empty calorie", "nutritionally void" food and feeds the "bad" bacteria in our intestines.

"Maltodextrin" - is cheap for manufacturers to use as a thickener or filler, flavor additive and for extending shelf life. Therefore, it's in just about everything we consume these days . . .

But . . . it's manufactured from genetically modified (GMO) corn. And the "high" GI of maltodextrin means it can cause "spikes" in the body's blood sugar levels. And if you have diabetes or insulin resistance or are predisposed to developing diabetes . . . you definitely should AVOID this element in your diet.

And what about our children???

Are "breakfast drinks" safe for them???

Well . . . the #1 drink was "Boost Kids Essential"

And it contains . . .