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how to best eat diatomaceous earth?

 
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I have a bag of food grade DE.  

I have been eating a teaspoon of it mixed into my bowl of breakfast.  

I've only read of mixing with a liquid and drinking it though.

...except when it's suggested for animals it's sprinkled on their food.

Drinking it really doesn't appeal to me and I think I wouldn't use it if that's the only effective way.

Anyone have advice on how to ingest?

Will I get any benefit from mixing it with my buckwheat cereal? or my sauteed vegetables?

EDIT: I did a long search and found nothing...now that I've posted, a thread with a similar question shows up below but does not really answer my question.

 
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Well, scientifically speaking:

Eating diaomaceous earth
 
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Peter VanDerWal wrote:Well, scientifically speaking:

Eating diaomaceous earth



Thanks Peter.....I understand that the author in your link is expressing his skepticism which is fine and nothing I have not already read or considered.  

I'm really just interested in how folks are eating it, not a discussion on why we should not



 
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I think if you are taking it as a dietary supplement, what it's mixed with doesn't matter much.  AFAIK, it's deadly to insects in it's dry state, but doesn't bother us in our "wet" insides.

We all eat a certain amount of diatomaceous earth without knowing it, because it is added to grain in storage.
 
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Julia Winter wrote:I think if you are taking it as a dietary supplement, what it's mixed with doesn't matter much.  AFAIK, it's deadly to insects in it's dry state, but doesn't bother us in our "wet" insides.

We all eat a certain amount of diatomaceous earth without knowing it, because it is added to grain in storage.



Thanks Julia, that's what I was hoping...I wanted to try as a supplement and probably only for a month at a time.  What I kept running across on line said to mix with water (or coconut milk) and drink on an empty stomach, so I'm hoping that breakfast with a bit of cereal will not be a total waste....one site suggested in smoothies.  I think the mixed with liquid on an empty stomach is aimed at parasites and cleanses.
 
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