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Old 08-05-2010, 06:27 PM   #13
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Here's where they get carmine from:


Female cochineal beetle, 5mm long, ground up is used as a red dye in food and cosmetics
Ewww, but does it work? Lol.


Does carmine work for weightloss? No. It's just for color. They've dyed the starch and ground-up rocks with carmine, probably to make it look more appetizing.
The strange things they do with food.
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