Teach Your Children The Difference Between Real And Toxic

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In 2013, I received a letter from an amazing 11 year old, Eva. I’ll never forget it. Eva is now 15 years old, and I bet she is tearing it up. A real leader. The head of her class. She’s probably ready for college. Here’s her letter: Dear Dr. Hull, My name is Eva, and I […]

Saccharin Was Labeled A Carcinogen In A Bogus 1960s Scam

A picture of the book Sweet Poison by Janet Starr Hull, PhD, CN

In the 1960s, the sweetener industry changed, but not for the better. The only artificial sweetener at that time, saccharin, was sacrificed to make room for a new, more profitable sweetener, NutraSweet/Equal® made from aspartame. Saccharin in Coca Cola® In 1902, Monsanto Chemical Company launched its reputation by manufacturing saccharin, the company’s very first product. From 1903 through 1905, […]

Avoid The Carbs To Control Blood Sugar Spikes

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A carb is a carb is a carb. It doesn’t matter if it’s a fiber carb or a sugar carb – if your blood sugar is spiking, avoid all the carbs. I know, I know … this isn’t easy because it seems that everything is a carb these days. But, it is easier than you think to avoid […]

Ask Dr. Hull: When Reactions To Healthy Supplements Occur So Quickly

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Q: Reactions To Aspartame and B12 Dear Dr. Hull, I’ve had exposure to aspartame for a long time (chewing gum). About a month ago, I also increased the amount of vitamin B12 I was taking (my only supplement). Within a week I began having arm and hand pain, numbness and tingling. Is there a test that […]

Have You Ever Heard Of An Accidental Incidence?

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Have you ever been to a holiday party at your office, school, or at your neighbor’s house where everyone brings a potluck dish or a special holiday dessert? Holiday parties are fun – it’s always great to see good friends and family, and how lucky we all are to have a buffet of food during celebrations, from salads […]

Eat In Halves And Lose Weight

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Most people I know are watching their weight – no matter if they need to or not. The weight loss trend is a multi-billion dollar industry – from diet sodas to personal trainers to lap-band surgery and tummy tucks. But, did you know that weight loss can be as easy as eating the right type of foods, and here’s the key […]

Why Slowing Down Is Good For Your Health

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Most people today are on the go-go-go. So many people around the world are stuck in “5th gear”, and there is little time to down-shift. Slowing down – relaxing – is critical to good health; it is important to take time every day to unwind, to be quiet, and undisturbed. Here are some important steps you can take for your health’s […]

My Favorite Sweetener Is No Sweetener At All

Two apples and a teaspoon of sugar.

I am often asked the question, “What do I use as a safe sweetener?” My answer is “nothing.” Don’t add any extra sweetness to your foods, at all. Natural foods are naturally sweet, and your body knows how to process natural sugars without negative ramifications. We all need some sucrose for fuel, and your best solution is […]

Join Me On Pyramid One Network Radio

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I love granting radio interviews. I was raised a film brat, so hand me a mic, and I’m ready to go. I’ve been granting radio and television interviews about aspartame and the diet sweeteners since 1997.  As one of the world’s foremost artificial sweetener experts, I have fun exposing information about aspartame, Splenda, saccharin, and stevia – information […]

Avoid Flavored Waters – Keep It Real

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Many people admit that they just don’t like the taste of plain water and have a hard time drinking enough water every day. They admit that the flavored waters just taste better. Plus, advertisements recommend flavored water over plain water because the bottled “flavored waters” taste much better and they try to convince you that flavored water is just as healthy. […]