Can diet soda kill you? Studies show that some people can’t digest aspartame

Diet soda, despite the name, is not better for you than regular soda. In fact, it can even be deadly for certain people. Diet soda contains aspartame, an artificial sweetener that’s 200 times sweeter than table sugar. While both table sugar (or sucrose) and aspartame have the same amount of calories, manufacturers need only a small amount of the … Continue reading Can diet soda kill you? Studies show that some people can’t digest aspartame

Pepsi Swaps Aspartame for Sucralose: Is It Worth It?

Source: Pepsi Swaps Aspartame for Sucralose: Is It Worth It? by Dr. Edward Group Soda is hugely popular and many people are addicted to its sweet taste and fizzy texture. It’s a big source of calories from refined sugar in the form of high fructose corn syrup. Diet sodas, which have artificial sweeteners instead of sugar, are … Continue reading Pepsi Swaps Aspartame for Sucralose: Is It Worth It?

Aspartame creates depression and exacerbates anxiety – here’s how

The number one source of depression and anxiety is a drug that also tastes hundreds of times sweeter than sugar. This drug was illegal in America for decades, until 1980, when the FDA changed “heads” and Big Pharma took over. You can only guess what followed: prescription drugs for adults and children alike who suffer from … Continue reading Aspartame creates depression and exacerbates anxiety – here’s how

5 Shocking Facts About Aspartame

Source: 5 Shocking Facts About Aspartame by Dr. Edward Group Aspartame is a nasty chemical that’s sold as a zero-calorie healthy sweetener. But did you know that it’s technically not calorie-free? Not a lot, only about 4 calories per gram. [1] That isn’t a lot, and it’s not a big deal. But it’s one weird fact you probably didn’t … Continue reading 5 Shocking Facts About Aspartame

Gluten, aspartame and canola oil – an American ‘recipe’ for health disaster

God bless America and your right to choose between healthy living and slow death by chemical consumption, if only you knew how. Where are the warnings about canola oil choking your cells and fueling cancer? Where are the hazardous waste signs on the product labels that contain aspartame, letting consumers know that it is the … Continue reading Gluten, aspartame and canola oil – an American ‘recipe’ for health disaster

Top children’s vitamin brand chock-full of GMOs, aspartame and other deadly ingredients

Do you know all the ingredients contained in the multivitamin you feed to your children? Thousands of American parents apparently do not, as one of the top selling multivitamins for children, Flintstones Vitamins, is loaded with genetically-modified organisms (GMOs), aspartame, aluminum, petroleum-derived artificial colors, and all sorts of other toxic additives that are literally poisonous … Continue reading Top children’s vitamin brand chock-full of GMOs, aspartame and other deadly ingredients

Aspartame Makes You Gain Weight

Source: Aspartame Makes You Gain Weight by Dr. Edward Group You want to lose weight, so you start trying to cut calories. The most obvious starting place seems to be switching from high-calorie foods with sugar to foods with zero calorie sweeteners, like aspartame. Better known by brand names, such as Equal, NutraSweet, and Spoonful, aspartame … Continue reading Aspartame Makes You Gain Weight

The Health Dangers of Aspartame

Source: The Health Dangers of Aspartame by Dr. Edward Group   I previously discussed a company that launched an anti-aspartame campaign in New Zealand, and ever since, I’ve been sent tons of questions concerning the various dangers of aspartame. Aspartame is a non-saccharine artificial sweetener currently used in over 6,000 diet and low calorie food products. Popular trademark … Continue reading The Health Dangers of Aspartame

Soda consumption linked to accelerated aging and increased mortality risk

A recent study by researcher from the University of California, San Francisco says that drinking soda can increase the risk of all-cause mortality and accelerate aging. The findings build on mounting evidence of the adverse effects drinking soda and other sugary beverages have on the body, which include obesity, Type 2 diabetes, heart disease, kidney disease, non-alcoholic fatty liver disease, … Continue reading Soda consumption linked to accelerated aging and increased mortality risk

Survival medicine basics: How to use sugar to treat wounds

Sugar isn’t known for a lot of health benefits, but they are quite useful as a home remedy. Before commercial antibiotic and antiseptic creams, it used to be a popular homemade treatment for wounds. Moreover, it can be applied on humans and animals alike. (h/t to AlphaSurvivalist.net) How does sugar treat wounds? Sugar has specific qualities … Continue reading Survival medicine basics: How to use sugar to treat wounds