MythBusters: Coffee Creamer Ignites in Cannon Shot
Recently, through my searching the internet for something cool to learn or watch. I found this cool video where a MythBuster researches the ingredients of coffee creamer.
The Premise of this episode put by one of the insiders 🙂
If everything goes right, and…umm…and that stuff goes up in the air – and it actually ignites, we could set this whole hillside on fire!
So what was he talking about? (forgive me for not knowing his name)
NON-DAIRY COFFEE CREAMER!!
Right off the bat, we see that this contains Corn Syrup solids. Any product containing corn should be strictly avoided, as more than 90% of the corn in North America is genetically modified. Corn sweetener products have a proven link to obesity.
Sodium Caseinate: Modified milk product with the lactose removed (this is how they can call this non-dairy). It is a source of free glutamic acid (MSG), a neurotoxin.
Artificial Flavors: According to Foodfacts.com, the FDA does not require that manufacturers disclose the chemicals and ingredients combined to create “artificial flavors” as they are “trade secrets.” The website gives an example: “ A typical artificial flavor contains over 30 chemicals. According to manufacturer safety data sheets those chemicals cause eye irritation, corneal damage, eye burns, skin irritation, severe / permanent damage to digestive tract, gastrointestinal irritation, gastrointestinal tract burns, CNS depression, neurological effects, liver abnormalities, cardiac abnormalities, or other harm.”
Not only are the ingredients above highly questionable, but when combined, non-dairy creamer is highly flammable….observe, the creamer cannon, made using only non-dairy creamer, compressed air, and a flare. …read more
Now that’s gotta tell you something about what you are putting into your coffee!!
Some…well actually MANY have said – “But I like – NO! – Love my coffee.”
Perhaps there are alternatives to the non-dairy stuff. I have many resources but the one that I really like is…
Both my wife, Jessica and I prefer the purple coconut creamer as it is flavored and has fewer calories per serving.
So that’s the down low on coffee creamers from a guy who doesn’t have a bunch of choices to those that want to make much better choices in what they use in their coffee. I’m sure that MythBusters purposely skipped the, “What’s better to put in your coffee” episode.
So now that you have information on this go use it and tell me what you think.