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The Wake-up Call
It was high school and "diet' everything was quickly becoming the new fad. My girlfriend took a swig of her diet soda. It nearly killed her. The aspartame attacked her body and we learned that "sugarless" meant "this will kill you."
So-called "unhealthy" sugar in foods is easily recognized by our bodies to be properly digested. While chemically created aspartame (A.K.A. NutraSweet, Equal Spoonful, Benevia, NatraTaste) is made of phenylalanine, aspartic acid and methanol (wood alcohol). Our bodies turn this into formaldehyde and formic acid. That means when we eat something made with aspartame, we are literally poisoning ourselves with the same ingredients used to embalm corpses.
92% of independently-funded research have identified over 90 side effects, including:
- increased hunger
Plus, prolonged exposure to formaldehyde causes genetic mutation. A check of stats will clearly show a dramatic increase in children being born will illnesses, Down's Syndrome and physical defects since aspartame was introduced into our foods.
Side note: I've personally seen lab photos of rats fed aspartame before they were yanked off the internet. 2nd generation rats were born with "mild" defects like club feet and Down's Syndrome. 3rd generation rats were born dead or with severe physical mutations (limbs growing the wrong place or without brains). It was horrific. I cried for days.
The FDA denied approval of aspartame for 8 years. Arthur Hull Hayes, a newly appointed FDA commissioner, finally overruled the scientific review panel and approved aspartame. Shortly thereafter, he went to work for G.D. Searle's (initial owner of aspartame) earning $1,000 a day. Even though aspartame accounts for over 75% of complaints filed with the FDA, Monsanto (the company that now produces aspartame) is reportedly still paying bribes to keep this poison on the market and FDA approved. They are also ranked 5th among US corporations in the EPA's Toxic Release Inventory, having discharged 37 million pounds of toxic chemicals into the air, land and water.
Many countries have banned aspartame in children's products and steps are being taken to permanently ban this poison worldwide.
Please, please - before putting anything with this poison in your mouth, consider the long-term effects it will have not only on your body, but on your children and grandchildren.
Victoria's book ...
To view actual photos of rats that have been fed aspartame, visit MY ASPARTAME EXPERIMENT website by Victoria Inness-Brown, M.A.
Be warned: The pictures are very upsetting!! Please, do not let your children view them.
© 2011 Rosa Marchisella