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Aspartame may be making you dumb: Study finds that the artificial sweetener disrupts your neurotransmitters

Another study proves that artificial sweeteners like aspartame are harmful to your health. The study, which was published in the African Journal of Traditional, Complementary and Alternative Medicines, has revealed that aspartame damages the brain. In particular, consuming this chemical sweetener for a long time will increase oxidative stress in the brain tissue and will disrupt neurotransmitters […]

Consumer Group Warns Against Consuming Splenda

Consumer Group Warns Against Consuming Splenda

Findings of a study on the link between sucralose and cancer that caused uproar when they were presented at a cancer conference in 2013 have finally been published. The food industry dismissed the results of the study when they were presented in London, but they are now available for the world to see in the […]

Advantame - the newest artificial sweetener approved by the FDA

Advantame – the newest artificial sweetener approved by the FDA

The FDA is amending their food additive regulations to provide for the “safe” use of advantame, after receiving a petition from Ajinomoto Co., Inc., a Japanese company which produces most of the world’s MSG as well as being a major supplier of aspartame. (1, 2) It will be marketed as a non-nutritive sweetener and flavor […]

What color is your cancer sweetener packet: pink, yellow or blue?

What color is your cancer sweetener packet: pink, yellow or blue?

There are usually four choices of drink sweeteners at every convenient store, restaurant and coffee shop, and you’re lucky if they are carrying a package that’s brown and comes from Hawaii. Otherwise, if you’re ripping the top off some “no calorie sweetener” whose name starts with an “S,” an “N” or an “E,” you are […]

Splenda: The Artificial Sweetener that Explodes Internally

Splenda: The Artificial Sweetener that Explodes Internally

If there were a contest for the best example of total disregard for human life the victor would be McNeil Nutritionals – makers of Splenda (sucralose). Manufacturers of Vioxx and Lipitor would tie for a very distant second. McNeil Nutritionals is the undisputed drug-pushing champion for disguising their drug Splenda as a sweetener. Regardless of […]

10 Unsettling Facts about Diet Soda

10 Unsettling Facts about Diet Soda

Research suggests that the artificial sweetener, aspartame, may actually cause negative side effects for diabetics.