Charcoal tea Kim Kardashian criticized by nutritionists

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 Kim Kardashian's charcoal tea is criticized by nutritionists

Kim Kardashian bragged about her charcoal tea in Instagram stories, causing nutritionists to oppose the charcoal drink trend and talk about the health risks of taking it. Proponents of charcoal products believe that it absorbs chemicals and toxins, reducing their absorption by the body. Charcoal is usually sold as a powder and added to hot drinks or smoothies.

Previously, Kourtney, Kim's sister, shared a recipe for a “charcoal latte” on her website, writing that she has “a long-time love of charcoal”, which she believes helps with gas, bloating and promotes deep detoxification.

“Activated charcoal acts like a sponge, absorbing various chemicals from the body”,– Hanna Macy, chief nutritionist at Feel Complete, told Yahoo. “It is used to treat intoxication, drug overdose, and accidental poisoning.”

But according to the nutritionist, the long-term effects of activated charcoal are not yet well understood, although “small amounts should not cause any harm or side effects.” . Another danger is that, due to its absorption capacity, activated charcoal can interfere with the action of any medication. and do not self-medicate.

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