Dangers of Aspartame Part 1

Dangers of Aspartame Part 1
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Aspartame accounts for over 75 percent of the adverse reactions to food additives reported to the FDA. Many of these reactions are very serious including seizures and death.


Over 90 different documented symptoms are caused by Aspartame. Here are just a few:

Headaches/migraines,
Dizziness,
Seizures,
Nausea,
Numbness,
Muscle spasms,
Weight gain,
Rashes,
Depression,
Fatigue,
Irritability,
Tachycardia,
Insomnia,
Vision problems,
Hearing loss,
Heart palpitations,
Breathing difficulties,
Anxiety attacks,
Slurred speech,
Loss of taste,
Tinnitus,
Vertigo,
Memory loss,
Joint pain.

These are all scientifically documented side effects.
Then WHY does your doctor recommend it to you ???

 

So What is this Aspartame ?

Aspartame is the artificial chemical sweetener used in many beverages and food especailly those labelled with the prefix ‘diet’. If you see something labelled ‘sugar-free’ but tastes kind of sweet, then it contains some form of artificial sweetener like aspartame.

Aspartame is one of the most widely used artificial sweeteners in the food supply today. It also happens to be one of the MOST DANGEROUS. It is used in thousands of products as a substitute to sugar, though consumers would actually be better off eating regular sugar. Specifically, the toxic substance is often found in diet soft drinks and various candies.

Aspartame is the technical name for the brand names NutraSweet, Equal, Spoonful, and Equal-Measure. It was discovered by accident in 1965 when James Schlatter, a chemist of G.D. Searle Company, was testing an anti-ulcer drug.
Thanks to the media, the world is so used to seeing the phrase “sugar-free” that it considers this to be the healthier choice.
The truth however is somewhat a different story.


Millions either knowingly or unknowingly consume aspartame on a daily basis. However, if the public was aware of the various dangers aspartame poses to individual health, they would stop — or would they?

Aspartame is addictive

Aspartame is an addictive substance. Most people who consume diet sodas regularly soon develop a craving for it. This is because of aspartame’s addictive quality. Soon after consuming the ingredient on a normal basis, many people find themselves unable to kick the habit.

This is concerning due to the fact that aspartame has been linked to a number of diseases, can impair the immune system, and is even known to cause cancer. Aspartame has even been found to create tumors in lab rats. This is glaringly in contrast to the perceived nature of what a ‘sugar free alternative’ would entail, which is generally thought to be a ‘healthy’ substitute to sugar.

Aspartame works as an excitotoxin, stimulating a response in cells to simulate the effects of sweetness without actually being sweet. Over exertion of these cells leads to the various health conditionsthat currently wreak havoc on the public.
Excitotoxins have been found to stimulate cancer growth and metastasis. Aspartame, essentially, feeds cancer cells. If this weren’t enough to convince you to drop the diet soda habit, the process by which aspartame is made involves a highly toxic and volatile and “genetically engineered form of bacteria waste” — hardly something that would be considered safe by a reasonable standard.

And yet, the ‘safe and reasonable’ FDA has approved aspartame for use. Knowing the health risks that aspartame is responsible for, and knowing the history of FDA approved products, your health becomes your own responsibility. Being aware of its presence in over 6,000 products and counting is essential.

Phenylalanine – Aspartame Poisoning

Nutrition fact about Phenylalanine in aspartame:
The 1976 Groliers encyclopedia states cancer cannot live without phenylalanine. Aspartame is 50% phenylalanine.

Phenylalanine is one of the essential amino acids found in proteins, but I am one of the believers that amino acids should be eaten in combination, not in isolated form. Nature provides amino acids in combination; only man isolates them for processing purposes.
Phenylalanine is found naturally in foods such as eggs, milk, bananas, and meat. If you are PKU (Phenylketonuric) or sensitive to phenylalanine, you will react to the phenylalanine in aspartame. You many want to get a blood test to check for this condition. Over the past 20 years, humans have become more aware of PKU reactions because human beings began using isolated phenylalanine to the degree it is harmful to some individuals, many as aspartame side effects. My suggestion would be to research PKU and phenylalanine extensively. Phenylalanine can be very harmful to diabetics.
Read all food labels and avoid anything with isolated amino acids. You want to buy products with at least eight amino acids in combination.

Aspartame and PKU

This sugar substitute, sold commercially as Equal and NutraSweet, was hailed as the savior for dieters who for decades had put up with saccharine’s unpleasant after taste. There are quite a few problems with aspartame. The first is phenylketonuria (PKU). One out of 20,000 babies is born without the ability to metabolize phenylalanine, one of the two amino acids in aspartame. Toxic levels of this substance in the blood can result in mental retardation. Beyond PKU, several scientists believe that aspartame might cause altered brain function and behavior changes in consumers.

And many people have reported the following side effects from aspartame:

• Fibromyalgia Syndrome and symptoms of Fibromyalgia
• Multiple Sclerosis symptoms
• Dizziness
• Headaches
• Menstrual problems

Aspartame Dangers

The dangers of aspartame poisoning have been a well guarded corporate secret since the 1980s. The research and history of aspartame dangers is conclusive as a cause of illness and toxic reactions in the human body.
Aspartame dangers are the result of its chemical structure, and its use during pregnancy and by children is one of the greatest aspartame dangers of all.
Aspartame dangers are the common denominator for over 92 different health symptoms at the root of modern disease. The Aspartame Detoxification Program demonstrates the most effective way to reverse aspartame dangers by removing the underlying cause – aspartame.

Many contemporary health practitioners call modern disease syndromes ASPARTAME DISEASE because aspartame is at the root of diseases such as:

aspartame fibromaylagia, aspartame restless leg syndrome, aspartame and migraines, aspartame and vaginal irritation, aspartame and tumors, aspartame allergy, aspartame multiple sclerosis, bladder cancer aspartame, aspartame and central nervous system, aspartame & infertility, aspartame and weight control, aspartame and weight gain, and aspartame Parkinson’s Disease.

The chemical structure of aspartame causes the body to mimic these disease symptoms, but bottom line, it’s aspartame disease.

Aspartame Structure

The structure of aspartame seems simple, but what a complicated structure aspartame really is. Two isolated amino acids in aspartame are fused together by its third component, deadly methanol. In this structure, methanol bonds the two amino acids together, but when released at a mere 86 degrees Fahrenheit, the methanol becomes a poisonous free radical.
Methanol breaks down into formic acid and formaldehyde, embalming fluid. Methanol is a dangerous neurotoxin, a known carcinogen, causes retinal damage in the eye, interferes with DNA replication, and causes birth defects.
Aspartic acid makes up forty percent of the structure of aspartame. Under excess conditions, the structure of aspartic acid can cause endocrine (hormone) disorders and vision problems. Aspartic acid is a neuroexicter, which means its structure affects the central nervous system. Hyperactivity is stimulated by aspartic acid, so this structure is not good for ADD/ADHD conditions and should be avoided during pregnancy.
Adverse reactions to aspartic acid are: headaches/migraines, nausea, abdominal pain, fatigue, sleep disorders, vision problems, anxiety attacks, depression, and asthma/chest tightness. The second isolated amino acid in aspartame’s chemical structure is phenylalanine, fifty percent of aspartame’s 3-D structure. Too much phenylalanine causes seizures, elevated blood plasma, is dangerous for pregnancy causing retardation, PMS caused by phenylalanine’s blockage of serotonin, insomnia, and severe mood swings.

Health Symptoms Caused by Aspartame

Adverse reactions and side effects of aspartame include:

Eye
– blindness in one or both eyes
– decreased vision and/or other eye problems such as: blurring, bright flashes
– squiggly lines, tunnel vision, decreased night vision
– pain in one or both eyes
– decreased tears
– trouble with contact lenses
– bulging eyes


Ear
– tinnitus – ringing or buzzing sound
– severe intolerance of noise
– marked hearing impairment


Neurologic
– epileptic seizures
– headaches, migraines and some severe
– dizziness, unsteadiness, both
– confusion, memory loss, both
– severe drowsiness and sleepiness
– paresthesia or numbness of the limbs
– severe slurring of speech
– severe hyperactivity and restless legs
– atypical facial pain
– severe tremors


Psychological/Psychiatric
– severe depression
– irritability
– aggression
– anxiety
– personality changes
– insomnia
– phobias


Chest
– palpitations, tachycardia
– shortness of breath
– recent high blood pressure


Gastrointestinal
– nausea
– diarrhea, sometimes with blood in stools
– abdominal pain
– pain when swallowing


Skin and Allergies
– itching without a rash
– lip and mouth reactions
– hives
– aggravated respiratory allergies such as asthma


Endocrine and Metabolic
– loss of control of diabetes
– menstrual changes
– marked thinning or loss of hair
– marked weight loss
– gradual weight gain
– aggravated low blood sugar (hypoglycemia)
– severe PMS


Others
– frequency of voiding and burning during urination
– excessive thirst, fluid retention, leg swelling, and bloating
– increased susceptibility to infection


Additional Symptoms of Aspartame Toxicity include the most critical symptoms of all – death
– irreversible brain damage
– birth defects, including mental retardation
– peptic ulcers
– aspartame addiction and increased craving for sweets
– hyperactivity in children
– severe depression
– aggressive behavior
– suicidal tendencies


Aspartame may trigger, mimic, or cause the following illnesses:
– Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
– Epstein-Barr
– Post-Polio Syndrome
– Lyme Disease
– Grave’s Disease
– Meniere’s Disease
– Alzheimer’s Disease
– ALS
– Epilepsy
– Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
– EMS
– Hypothyroidism
– Mercury sensitivity from Amalgam fillings
– Fibromyalgia
– Lupus
– non-Hodgkins
– Lymphoma
– Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)

Summary ~ Stay Away from this KILLER !

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