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aspartame Awareness

Aspartame: The Bitter Truth Behind This Toxic Sweetener

I don’t even know where to begin when it comes to Aspartame. The artificial sweetener has been banned twice by the FDA, and there are numerous studies clearly outlining the dangers associated with it. So ask yourself, why and how is this product, which is found in over 6000 products worldwide, still legal today? A […]
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The Sour Facts About Milk: What Every Parent Needs To Know

Did you know that we are the only animal that consumes the milk of another? Doesn’t seem so natural, does it? A large majority of Earth’s population is lactose intolerant for a reason. Milk has been making its way through the stages of truth for a number of years now. What’s worse is that the International Dairy Foods […]
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Study Links Aspartame To Fast-Paced Decline in Kidney Function

A study published in the Clinical Journal of  the American Society of Nephrology determined that sugar sweetened soda increases the odds for kidney function decline. You can read the entire study here. 3,318 women participated in the study for  a number of years as they consumed diet soda that contained artificial sweeteners, most notably Aspartame.  Two or more […]
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Aspartame May Be Added To Dairy Products As Hidden Additive

The International Dairy Foods Association (IDFA) in partnership with the National Milk Producers Federation (NMPF) is currently requesting a modification of the standards for milk and other dairy products to allow the use of non-nutritive sweeteners from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), one of them being aspartame.  The petition states that milk flavored with non-nutritive […]
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The Shocking Story of How Aspartame Became Legal

Did you know that Aspartame was banned by the FDA twice? How is this product legal now? The bittersweet argument over whether Aspartame is safe or not has been going on for a long time. On one side we have medical evidence that suggests we should avoid using it and on the other side we lean on […]
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Aspartame Linked to Leukemia & Lymphoma in Groundbreaking Study

Each year, Americans consume about 5,250 tons of aspartame in total. 86 percent of this aspartame (4,500 tons) is from the consumption of diet sodas. Diet soda is the largest dietary source of aspartame  in the U.S. A study recently published at the beginning of December 2012 links the consumption of Aspartame to increased risk of Lymphoma and Leukemia. The […]
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10 Food Additives You Should Avoid

What food additives are in your daily diet and should you be rethinking eating foods that contain them? When it comes to food additives they are generally anything but natural in both their make up as well as why they are used. Food additives are usually added to help with processing, packaging and preserving foods. […]
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Aspartame Damages The Brain at Any Dose

Did you know that Aspartame has been proven to cause brain damage by leaving traces of Methanol in the blood? It makes you wonder why Aspartame has been approved as “safe” and is found in thousands of food products. Currently more than 90 countries have given the artificial sweetener the “OK” to be used in […]