Sunday, August 21, 2011

Aspartame: Know what you drink

We all know about the artificial sweetener aspartame is now widely used in thousands of products all over the world. You probably are using aspartame without noticing it. Well. Based on researches. Aspartame is not good for our health.

Aspartame is known to have cause seizures, blindness, obesity, headaches and even cancer. Diseases such as Parkinson's disease, Alzheimers, ADHD, diabetic and a lot more on the list. Apartame is consists of 2 amino acids aspartate and phenylalanine.
Even if the safety of Aspartame has been affirmed by FDA for many times over the past 23 years, The FDA receives more complains about it's adverse reactions to aspartame compared to any other food ingredient in the history.

Many people suffer from immediate reactions from taking aspartame, Those immediate reactions or symptoms attributed with aspartame includes:

Severe headaches
Attention difficulties
Memory loss
throat swelling

Now the long term effects can be

blood sugar problems
Ovarian cancer
Brain tumors

Aspartame has an instability in liquid form. When liquid aspartame reaches temperatures above 85 degrees F.It breaks down in known toxins and side effects are now even worse than before. So why is it still in the market? many researchers shown and beliefs that this is not the war of science it's about the politics. So if you are one of those health conscious people who stopped the intake of sugar and chose the artificial sweetener instead. This might be a wake up call.


Dwacon® said...

I heard that aspartarme is metabolized in the body as formaldehyde.


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