Have You Heard Of Acesulfame K?

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This sweetener is yet another chemical sugar that you may not be aware of. Popular in Europe and Canada, Ace-K is now one of the top two commercial sweeteners used mostly in the sweetener blends. So, what is Acesulfame K? Acesulfame K (Ace-k And Sunette®) First discovered in 1967, this manufactured sweetener is composed of: Carbon Nitrogen Oxygen Hydrogen […]

Aspartame Case History To Anyone Who Will Listen

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Name:  J Mac; City:  Nashville; Age:  42; Sex:  Female; Aspartame Consumption:  I used for 25 years; Health symptoms started after consuming aspartame:  Yes; Diet Products Used:  At the time, I drank diet coke in large amounts, 2-3 32 oz per day. At different times, I also ate diet foods with aspartame in it. Slimfast, yogurts, etc.; Do […]

Diet Soda Drinkers Have The Highest Risk For Depression

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A new long-term, research study shows that artificially sweetened colas are related to depression. Medical researcher Honglei Chen, M.D., Ph.D., Epidemiology Branch at the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, determined that diet soda drinkers are more likely to be down in the dumps than regular soda drinkers, and coffee drinkers are happier than both. According to […]

Truth Out – The Genie Is Out Of The Bottle

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You can’t put the genie back in the bottle – or should I say – you can’t put the truth behind the mega-profits made off aspartame back in the bottle  …  Once the truth about aspartame is out, there will be BIG changes for the better. Dangerous Reactions Hundreds of thousands of people worldwide are experiencing dangerous health […]

Aspartame In The 90s – Resistance Is Futile

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By the 1990s, aspartame, found exclusively as NutraSweet/Equal®, was well positioned. Top-notch marketing and crafty advertising were creating a “diet industry fad.” The more weight people gained, the more diet products they sold. Sugar-bashing was accepted as the norm, and movie stars, sports figures, and celebrities were seen flashing their diet cola cans as “the way to go” if […]

Diet Sweeteners Increase Hunger

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Are you or your kids hungry all the time? Maybe you don’t feel satisfied after eating a sugar-free snack or meal. Well, the research shows that diet sweeteners increase hunger. Here’s why you don’t feel full … Cephalic Phase Insulin Response Aspartame has been shown in laboratory studies to create changes in insulin levels called a […]

Two Awesome Aspartame Q&As

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Is Aspartame Hidden Under Other Labels? Q:  Are sucralose, sorbitol, maltodextrin, xylitol, and mannitol other names for aspartame? From Dr. Hull A:  No. Sucralose is Splenda. Sorbitol, xylitol and mannitol are fruit alcohols that are sweet (but very concentrated), and maltodextrin is used in 99.9% of everything with added sugar as an anti-caking agent to keep sugars from getting hard and clumpy in whatever […]

Today’s Diet Sweetener Push – Don’t Buy Into It

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The Coca Cola Company® has recently launched a new campaign to save their plummeting diet sweetener sales. The increase in illness and obesity caused by the over-consumption of diet products has created a push to convince consumers – you – that your health troubles and weight gain are NOT caused by those diet colas you are overdoing every day. […]

Color Your Sweeteners

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Do you get confused which colored sweetener packet is what, which ones are safe, or which colors to avoid? Remember this good rule of thumb: Color Matters. Colored Sweetener Packets Here’s a good way to remember which sweeteners you should avoid: The yellow packet (Splenda®) = caution like in a traffic light; The blue packet (Equal®) = makes you feel […]

Diet Sweeteners Make Diabetics Work Harder

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If you are diabetic, you understand how delicate diabetes really is. All types of diabetes require a very precise, chemical management, and using diet chemical sweeteners only makes this task harder. Going Down The Wrong Road The sweetener companies defend product safety for the diabetic based on mounds of their research – corporate funded studies that mean nothing at the […]