When we talk about DIATOMACEOUS EARTH (a.k.a. DE), we ONLY talk about the FOOD GRADE type. That being noted, I am pretty sure most of you reading this have never heard of DE. Take a few minutes to read this manufacturers description and see what you think. A healthier you? BTW – this is very cheap. Not a budget buster at all. But, with extraordinary benefits. And yes, I personally take this.