Six Toxic Artificial Sweeteners That Are Still Approved By The FDA–But You Should Still Steer Clear As more research comes in on artificial sweeteners it becomes clearer every day that these chemicals contribute to a host of ill health effects, including, counterintuitively, increasing your chances of obesity and type 2 diabetes. Not only that, but there are a host of toxins that come with artificial sweeteners.… Read the rest
Aspartame Is Still In Your Soft Drinks: The Troubling History Of A Proven Carcinogen Diet Coke has it. So does Coke Zero. Diet Pepsi just stopped using it following plummeting sales and consumer concern with it, but they’re talking about bringing it back. They still use it in Canada and other countries outside the U.S. as a product called Pepsi Max.… Read the rest
Also, this recent study mirrors and confirms the result of a 2006 study on over 900 rats over the course of their lifetime, in which researchers found that aspartame intake showed an increased risk for leukemia and lymphoma, only in both females and males. Perhaps the next avenue of study will pursue findings of a previous study which showed that female rats given teh artificial sweeteners had increased risk of mammary cancer.