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Does Aspartame Cause Cancer? This Information Could Save Your Life Video. Xylitol: Not as Sweet As It's Cracked Up to Be. Xylitol is truly the darling of sugar substitutes today.

Xylitol: Not as Sweet As It's Cracked Up to Be

The American Dietetic Association touts use of xylitol, a sugar alcohol sold alone and in a variety of processed foods, as offering health benefits such as reduced glycemic response compared with sucrose, increased absorption of B vitamins and calcium, and even a reduction in dental caries risk. Consequently, people with blood sugar issues are flocking to processed foods containing xylitol as a way to satisfy that sweet tooth without the downside of exacerbating the risk factors for Metabolic Syndrome: heart disease, stroke, and type 2 diabetes.

Even within the healthfood community, xylitol is almost universally considered a healthy substitute for sugar in particular because it doesn’t directly contribute toward the growth of intestinal yeasts aka Candida. Sweetener Stevia Was Once Hailed As An Anti-Fertility Agent for Population Reduction. By TSM Maybe it’s not so sweet now… If you’ve thought stevia, the natural alternative to sugar and artificial sweetners with aspartame, et al., is too good to be true, there may be a catch.

Sweetener Stevia Was Once Hailed As An Anti-Fertility Agent for Population Reduction

Check out this textbook written in 1970 by Paul and Anne Ehrlich, the precursor to the textbook Ecoscience they wrote with Obama Science Czar John P. Problem loading page. Mouth to Farm: The Reverse Journey of Gelatin Candy. How Jelly Belly Makes Their Disgusting Flavors. Consumer Group Warns Against Consuming Splenda. Findings of a study on the link between sucralose and cancer that caused uproar when they were presented at a cancer conference in 2013 have finally been published.

Consumer Group Warns Against Consuming Splenda

The food industry dismissed the results of the study when they were presented in London, but they are now available for the world to see in the peer-reviewed International Journal of Occupational and Environmental Health. In response to the study, the consumer group The Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI) is recommended that people avoid consuming sucralose, more popularly known as Splenda. The study found that: How Sugar Destroys Your Liver and Brain... Plus Tips to Help You Break Free from Sugar Addiction. 7th February 2016 By Dr.

How Sugar Destroys Your Liver and Brain... Plus Tips to Help You Break Free from Sugar Addiction

Joseph Mercola. Why a Stick of Chewing Gum is More Harmful To Your Health Than Anything You Eat - The Health Wyze Report. High Fructose Corn Syrup responsible for rampant obesity. There was a time when "food" was something you ate or drank to nourish your body.

High Fructose Corn Syrup responsible for rampant obesity.

It's a necessity of life -- like air and water -- and you could usually depend on food to be nourishing and healthy. But then something happened. Someone decided that food didn't have to be nutritious or healthy -- as long as they could make a profit from selling it. Early in human civilization, the limited diets of local farming and food production were supplemented by food specialists who imported things like spices, grains and sugar, making our consumption of food more interesting and varied. Farmers and fishermen sold their products in local markets, making it easier for the average human to obtain and eat a well balanced and varied diet. Splenda Contaminates 65 Percent of Breastmilk Sampled, Government Study Finds. 3rd September 2015 By Sayer Ji Contributing Writer for Wake Up World A concerning new study finds that most of the breast milk samples tested contained artificial sweeteners.

Splenda Contaminates 65 Percent of Breastmilk Sampled, Government Study Finds

Why has this never been discovered until now and what are the implications to our most vulnerable populations? Expanding on these findings, an article soon to be published in the Journal of Toxicology and Environmental Health on the presence of synthetic sweeteners in breast milk is bound to upset the apple cart when it comes to assessing the toxicological risk of these chemicals to breastfed infants. In previous articles we have reported extensively on the dangers of artificial sweeteners, especially aspartame and sucralose (aka Splenda), whose presence in tens of thousands of consumer products make exposure to them commonplace. Dr. Pepper Snapple Group uses flame retardant in drinks.

(NaturalHealth365) Just about everyone in America is familiar with popular beverages that the Dr.

Dr. Pepper Snapple Group uses flame retardant in drinks

Pepper Snapple Group produces. Canada Dry, Country Time, Crush, Diet Rite, Hawaiian Punch, Margaritaville, Dr. Pepper, Snapple, Sunkist, and Sundrop are just a few of the products that millions of people around the world have enjoyed for years. While Dr. Pepper Snapple Group makes a huge impact in the food industry, it is not a healthy one unfortunately.

Another "Low Calorie Sugar" Coming On the Market. By Catherine J.

Another "Low Calorie Sugar" Coming On the Market

Products that Use Aborted Fetal Tissue: Pepsi, Kraft, Nestle and More - We Have It All. Pepsi Co. Swaps Aspartame for Sucralose — But Is It Any Better? 25th August 2015 By Dr.

Pepsi Co. Swaps Aspartame for Sucralose — But Is It Any Better?

Edward Group Guest Writer for Wake Up World Soda is one of the most popular beverages in the developed world, and many people are addicted to its sweet taste and fizzy texture. Not only does soda provide calories, these calories come in the form of refined sugar, namely mercury-laden high fructose corn syrup. Diet sodas are supposed to lessen the health effects of regular soda consumption and are seen by many as a product that can be consumed in limitless quantities with very little worry. Agave Nectar: Terrible or Terrific? Photo credit: bigstock.com Sugar is extremely harmful to the body.

Agave Nectar: Terrible or Terrific?

This is one thing health experts will all agree on, if nothing else. Why Sugar Is Called "The White Death" As good as it may taste, sugar is NOT your friend. It may “feel” like your friend when it comforts you (due to the beta-endorphin rush in your brain), but sugar is really your ENEMY. Truth be told, regular consumption of sugary foods is one of the worst things that you can do for your health. Modern scientific research has shown us, beyond a shadow of a doubt, that sugar in your food (in all its myriad forms) is taking a devastating toll on your health. Senomyx/GMO. SENOMYX - WHAT is IT? Mind Boggling Reasons You Should Never, Ever Drink Colas. Photo credit: bigstock.com Although everyone, really, already knows that sodas aren’t healthy, you still see people sucking them down day after day. Did you know that the biggest cola seller in the world is also the most valuable and well-known brand in the world?

Did you know that you could travel anywhere in the world, anywhere, and even if you couldn’t speak a word, you would just have to say the word “Coke,” and you would instantly be understood? Coke is the second most recognized word in the world. But do you know what happens after you down that cola? Thousands of Scientific Papers Confirm that Sugar Causes Disease - NaturalON. Photo credit: bigstock.com Most people care about their health and their diet and try to eat right, but they still can’t tear themselves away from sugar.

They put “just a little sugar” in their morning coffee, have “just one” soda at lunch, eat “just a few” cookies in the afternoon, and a “small” bowl of ice cream before bed. Devious Name Change for High Fructose Corn Syrup - NaturalON. Photo credit: higherperspective.com Americans are just beginning to get wise that what we put in our bodies affects us tremendously. Perhaps one of the best things about the internet is the ability of people, even in remote places, to access information. Because of this, shoppers are more aware than ever before about ingredients and labels and exactly the kind of junk most processed foods are made from. Perhaps now, more than ever before, people are demanding healthier foods and more accurate labeling.

Sweet Misery: A Poisoned World. 146 Reasons Why Sugar Is Ruining Your Health - Health Axis. Fructose causes reproductive problems, earlier death, study shows. Healthier Alternative. Aspartame poisoning and what you need to know. How Diet Sodas Mess With Your Brain (Video) Truvia sweetener a powerful pesticide; scientists shocked as fruit flies die in less than a week from eating GMO-derived erythritol.

Why Some Brands Of Ice Creams Don't Melt. (April McCarthy) A mom of two young children is wondering: What’s in ice cream sandwiches these days? Christie Watson’s kids love eating ice cream. But one recent morning, she saw an uneaten ice cream sandwich sitting on her patio table. The Secrets of Sugar - the fifth estate - CBC News. Can Aspartame Make You Blind? Catherine J. New Artificial Sweetener Approved by FDA 'Sweetest' Yet. Heather CallaghanActivist Post Just like its five previously approved counterparts, advantame is said by the FDA to be low-calorie and doesn't generally raise blood sugar.

The FDA gave the green light to the new artificial sweetener on Monday. It is a white crystalline that dissolves in water, and does not break down under heat. Advantame is 20,000 times sweeter than regular table sugar, gram per gram, according to LA Times. Splenda Found To Have Possible Neurotoxic Properties. Sugar's effect on your health. In the last 20 years, we have increased sugar consumption in the U.S. 26 pounds to 135 lbs. of sugar per person per year! Prior to the turn of this century (1887-1890), the average consumption was only 5 lbs. per person per year! Cardiovascular disease and cancer was virtually unknown in the early 1900's. The "glycemic index" is a measure of how a given food affects blood-glucose levels, with each food being assigned a numbered rating.

Aspartame: GMO Bacteria Poop Causing Blindness! When I Look at Candy, All I See Is Petrochemicals and GMO. Natural News exclusive: Phosphoric acid used in soda pop shown dissolving teeth in rare video. (2) Facebook. SweetSurprise.com. A practical guide to sugar and sweeteners. Sugar: the Sweetest Poison. Cooking with Splenda found to release cancer-causing dioxins in food. Patent confirms that aspartame is the excrement of GM bacteria. Sweetener warning: Acesulfame Potassium contains methylene chloride, a known carcinogen. The Shocking Story of How Aspartame Became Legal. What Happens To Our Body After Drinking Coca Cola? Study Finds Canned Drinks Expose Fetuses to Potentially Cancerous Chemical.

20 Practical Uses for Coca Cola… Proof That Coke Does Not Belong In the Human Body. Artificial Fruit Drink Creates Its Own Cancer Causing By-Product. Nearly all gum and candy contain either toxic GMO corn syrup or nerve-disrupting aspartame. Glow in the dark ice cream made from jellyfish costs £140 a scoop. Break a sugar addiction in a week using three simple steps.