Diet soda … Zero Calories … Sounds great doesn’t it?! Drink a sweet and bubbly beverage with NO repercussions?! Splenda… cake and cookies with very little calories. Can we have our cake and eat it too? NO! You eat real, regular cake…WORK it off, BURN the calories like our bodies are meant to do! Read about ‘diet’ products and how the chemical “fake sweetener” was found and how it truly effects the body. Below is a great article about the poison.
“Is Aspartame the Most Dangerous and Deadly Food Additive On the Market?
Aspartame is the technical name for the brand names, NutraSweet, Equal, Spoonful, and Equal-Measure. Aspartame was discovered by accident in 1965, when James Schlatter, a chemist of G.D. Searle Company was testing an anti-ulcer drug. Aspartame accounts for over 75 percent of the adverse reactions to food additives reported to the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Many of these reactions are very serious including seizures and death as recently disclosed in a February 1994 Department of Health and Human Services report.(1) A few of the 90 different documented symptoms listed in the report as being caused by aspartame include: 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, and joint pain. …”
via Dangers Of Aspartame.