By: Miraflor Artiaga
What is aspartame? It is a non-saccharide sweetener derived from amino acids. A toxic artificial sweetener or the manufacturer’s latest moniker: AminoSweet. That means if you think your favorite drinks or diet soda are not deadly, well it is the right time for you to ponder if what are the essential things for you to boost your good health.
Base on the report, aspartame–the main sweetener for diet soda–is one of the most dangerous ingredients used in our food supply, causing seizures and a host of other health issues. In a new study done over ten years and sampling 60,000 women, it was shown that women who drink two or more diet drinks a day have much higher cardiovascular disease rates and are more likely to die from the disease. Data source healthy-holistic-living.com
Another study published in healthy-holistic-living.com; in July 2005, the European Ramazzini Foundation of Oncology and Environmental Sciences (ERF) published a carcinogenicity study in which the researchers concluded that aspartame causes cancer, namely lymphomas and leukemias in male and female rats. Even the FDA concedes that excess levels of free aspartic acid in the body can trigger migraines, asthma attacks, anxiety, depression and other reactions. In addition, because this amino acid impairs glucose uptake in the brain, it may cause fatigue and memory loss. According to Joseph M. Mercola, DO, the manufacturer of aspartame was warned by scientists at Washington University’s School of Medicine in 1971 that aspartic acid produces holes in the brains of mice.
Moreover, the practitioners and advocates of a healthy life-style recognize that consuming even as little as one or two sodas per day which contains aspartame is undeniably connected to a myriad of pathologies. The most commonly associated health risks are obesity, diabetes and other blood sugar disorders, tooth decay, osteoporosis and bone fractures, nutritional deficiencies, heart disease, food addictions and eating disorders, neurotransmitter dysfunction from chemical sweeteners, and neurological and adrenal disorders from excessive caffeine. In fact, the manufacturer’s uses tricks or sweet words to disguise the presence of food additives like AminoSweet or NutraSweet. But the truth is it hides the danger of artificial sweeter “Aspartame” that causes cardiovascular diseases. Your favorite diet soda contains carbonated water, an artificial sweetener and a natural or artificial flavoring. So, make a better choice for a healthy living.
Indeed, there are plenty of natural sweeteners that people can choose that are much healthier than aspartame. Honey is another all-natural sweetener. Dok Alternatibo introduces Dok F Wild Honey which contains amino acids, enzymes and antioxidants that are very helpful to our health. So everyone must beware to your favorite drinks that contain aspartame which is dangerous to your health.