Known as NutraSweet or Equal, Aspartame, is an artificial sweetener, and is 180 times as sweet as sugar. Present in over 6000 products, Aspartame itself does not occur naturally. It was discovered in 1965 and approved by the FDA in 1981. Many researchers have linked a host of health problems, including brain diseases, migraines and neurological ailments to Aspartame.
Fibromyalgia, a condition characterized by chronic, body-wide pain, can be remedied with very simple dietary changes, and natural supportive remedies that have been clinically proven to have value.
Promoted for decades as a "safe" sugar alternative, presumably to prevent or reduce symptoms of diabetes, Splenda (sucralose) has been found to have diabetes-promoting effects in human subjects.
Avoid these sugar substitutes for breast cancer healing, prevention and a healthy, chemical-free lifestyle.
A new study published this month in the journal Appetite revealed that when rats were given the synthetic sweeteners saccharin and aspartame, compared to sucrose (table sugar), they gained more weight even at similar total caloric intake levels
Women are now almost twice as likely to be on antidepressants as men. Why?
So, you are looking to lose a few pounds, or keep them off. What better way to accomplish this feat than to eliminate both empty sugar calories and synthetic sweeteners, which studies show can generate excessive cravings for sweets and actually increase weight gain.
The FDA claims aspartame is safe. Researchers claim it causes memory loss, mood changes, and depression. Who are you going to believe?
A concerning new study finds that most of the breast milk samples tested contained artificial sweeteners. Why has this never been discovered until now and what are the implications to our most vulnerable populations?
A groundbreaking new study reveals that non-caloric artificial sweeteners (NAS) drive obesity- and diabetes-related changes in both mice and humans.
There are far too many people from every walk of life who do not know what Codex is, where guidelines and standards are set for the World for what we will eat and drink. Even many health care professionals only have a hazy understanding how Codex affects our health! Too many people needlessly feel impotent to take their power back and create positive changes toward health and health freedom.
You’ve heard a lot about aspartame by now, the synthetic sweetener found in many diet soft drinks, thousands of foods and supplements. But when you realize that aspartame is the excrement of GM bacteria (E Coli bacteria)….it makes a controversial product seem less healthy.
Despite warnings about the risks of chemicals in diet sodas, many people still rely on their daily Coke Zero. They take the risk because their greater concern is weight control. The sad irony is that diet sodas may actually be adding inches to their waistlines.
But NHF is standing in its way…
Will aspartame in our milk be the new attractive 'diet' drink? The latest debate with letting you know what is in the food consumed is designed to make milk the new attractive 'diet' drink, along with many milk products.
The #1 Children's vitamin brand in the US contains ingredients that most parents would never intentionally expose their children to, so why aren't more opting for healthier alternatives?
FDA-approved artificial sweeteners and sport supplements have now been found to be toxic to digestive gut microbes, according to a new paper published in the journal Molecules
Is Splenda really a food, or a highly toxic chemical?
Is your yogurt damaging your health? Are these highly processed ingredients in your grocery store yogurt?
A newly published study is destined to reignite the decades old controversy about aspartame's safety, or lack thereof. Aspartame converts to formaldehyde and formic acid, which are highly toxic to the body, but the nervous system in particular.
Pushed globally as a beneficial to dieters since its approval in 1981, accumulating research indicates that aspartame may actually damage the brain and cause cancer, to name but a few of a wide range of adverse health effects consumers risk by using this 'no-calorie' sugar alternative.
Sugar and artificial sweeteners are so accessible, affordable and socially sanctioned, that few consider their habitual consumption to be a problem on the scale of say, addiction to cocaine. But if recent research is correct, their addictive potential could be even worse.