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What Happens To Your Body After You Drink Diet Soda

How does soda and diet soda affect your body? You may be shocked to know the truth about what is actually going on inside your body every time you drink some cola and the effects it has on you both long term and short term. Phosphoric acid in the soda attacks the enamel in your […]

There is absolutely NO safe dosage of artificial sweeteners

There is absolutely NO safe dosage of artificial sweeteners

Some people think that they can get away with using small amounts of harmful substances every once in a while, but a new study suggests that applying this approach to sucralose could give you cancer. An Italian research study has linked the artificial sweetener Splenda, which contains sucralose, with a higher risk of leukemia and […]

Our Rivers, Lakes, and Streams are Being Artificially Sweetened

Our Rivers, Lakes, and Streams are Being Artificially Sweetened

The quest for low calorie sweeteners has led to the creation of chemicals that sweeten drinks and foods but that simply don’t break down in our bodies which is why these chemicals don’t fatten the people up that are consuming them. The problem is that much of these compounds go right through the consumer and […]

Aspartame: The Bitter Truth Behind This Toxic Sweetener

Aspartame: The Bitter Truth Behind This Toxic Sweetener

Splenda Found To Have Possible Neurotoxic Properties In Animal Study

Splenda Found To Have Possible Neurotoxic Properties In Animal Study

It seems like every six months a new study is published on the bitter truth about Splenda’s lack of safety, which is still marketed to the world as a safe alternative to relatively calorie-rich sweeteners like sugar and honey. Now a new study published in the open access journal PLoS titled, “Sucralose Induces Biochemical Responses […]

What is that ringing in my ears? Tinnitus/Aspartame connection

What is that ringing in my ears? Tinnitus/Aspartame connection

The call came in from a Washington, DC resident. Bob said, “In the past 30 days, I have suffered two presumably unrelated medical problems that I am now convinced may be attributable to the use of Equal and Coke Zero. It was not until I started to research this problem–after visits to the ophthalmologist and […]

Coming Your Way - Aspartame on Steroids

Coming Your Way – Aspartame on Steroids

If you steer clear of diet sodas and toxic fake sweeteners in food, there’s something new lurking that you’ll want to avoid. You might even think about giving it a try since it doesn’t add calories or raise your blood sugar. And if you Google it, you won’t find any dire warnings. Could it be […]

Four most dangerous toxins to the brain

Four most dangerous toxins to the brain

A healthy mind is a terrible thing to lose, but due to man-made chemicals, the threat of brain function destruction is always present. These are potentially the most offensive perpetrators to the mind, but the good news is that there are easy ways to avoid them. Fluoride The decision to add fluoride to most public […]

Truvia and other sweeteners are powerful pesticides!

Truvia and other sweeteners are powerful pesticides!

Why are we not surprised that Truvia is toxic? Aspartame has often been called a pesticide since it kills fire ants, rats and mice. Paige Kaiser of Augusta, Georgia, where there is an aspartame factory, complained they were spraying their crops with aspartame’s toxic waste which smelled horribly. She asked me why they would do […]

Agave Nectar – A Safer Sweetener Alternative?

Agave Nectar – A Safer Sweetener Alternative?

Agave is quickly making a rise in popularity among sweetener choices as more and more people realize just how dangerous artificial sweeteners are to our health. But is agave actually better for you? At approximately 60 calories per tablespoon (compared to 40 for sugar) it is also nearly twice as sweet so most people will […]