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Posts Tagged ‘artificial sweeteners’

When you talk about addictions, many people think about drugs. Makes sense, right? Or maybe even alcohol. And, if they are really enlightened and understand nutrition, they know to add sugar into the mix of addictive substances. So why do so many people believe that the combination of two known addictive substances like sugar and alcohol is somehow a safe, natural, and effective alternative to table sugar and dangerous sugar replacements like aspartame, saccharin, and Splenda? Why do many nutrition and health advocates go so far as to not only tout the benefits of sugar alcohols like xylitol as an […]

Continue reading Xylitol: Are Sugar Alcohols Like Xylitol Safe Artificial Sweeteners?

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Would you intentionally eat a substance that when exposed to your eyes, essentially burns them and turns them blazing red? Or how about a substance that has been used as a chemical warfare agent as far back as World War I and as recently as the Iraq war? Well, each and every day many of you reading this do this very thing – only you have absolutely NO idea you are consuming this toxic substance. And in fact, this very same substance has been touted as actually being healthy for you! Get ready to be surprised. Incoming search terms:sucralose side […]

Continue reading Splenda and Sucralose: Avoid This Artificial Sweetener (Was Used in CHEMICAL Warfare)

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We Americans…we are always looking for the shortcut, the inside track, the one pill solution to every problem. We want world peace resolved in a 30-minute sitcom and expect complicated medical problems to be solved with a clever review of an MRI. Equally unrealistic is our expectation that there exists some Promised Land of guilt-free, sugar-free candies and desserts that allow us to keep eating anything we want. In fact, we want this fantasy so badly that we are willing to overlook little things like brain tumors, seizures, joint problems, and even death. Those and 92 other dangerous side effects […]

Continue reading Aspartame: 100 Times Sweeter Than Sugar, But is it Safe?

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If someone dared you to eat coal tar, would you?  Would you happily sip it down or gleefully sprinkle it on your morning cereal? Probably not.  After all, you’d have to be crazy to knowingly consume something as awful sounding as coal tar. But what if I told you it was sweet?  Really sweet.  As in 700 times sweeter than sugar.  Would that matter? Before you answer an emphatic “no,” consider this.  Not only have you likely eaten or drank this mysterious coal-derived sweetener, it graces virtually every table in restaurants across the country. Incoming search terms:saccharin (8394)saccharin side effects […]

Continue reading Saccharin: Avoid This Artificial Sweetener (Made From Coal Tar)

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The Dirty Truth About High Fructose Corn Syrup…

I am in awe of the recent TV commercials where two mothers are talking and one questions the other about serving some sweetened fruit punch to her kids.  The first mother says, “That stuff’s got high fructose corn syrup in it, and you know what they say about that.” To which the second mother replies, “What?  That it’s natural and made from corn? And that in moderation, it’s perfectly fine?” Clever commercial.  And utterly misleading. Incoming search terms:high fructose corn syrup vs sugar (1638)high fructose corn syrup dangers (1529)what is high fructose corn syrup (813)hfcs vs sugar (749)why is high […]

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