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It poisons the body by breaking down into formaldehyde, which is toxic and is found in cigarettes. Even if you are not allergic to phenylalanine, then it is still a good idea to avoid aspartame, so this guide will teach you how to cut back.

Even though it’s widely known that soda can contribute to weight gain, the majority of adults don’t actually know how many calories are in a bottle of soda, a new study reveals.

It’s not always easy to make healthy choices, especially with fancy marketing and sexy food and drink products everywhere you turn.

Preschool children who regularly have sugary drinks tend to pack on more pounds than other youngsters, a large study of U.S. children suggests. Researchers found that among the 2- to 5-year-olds they followed, those who routinely had sugar-sweetened drinks at age 5 were 43 percent more likely to beobese than their peers who rarely had those drinks….

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Artificial sweeteners appear to disturb the body’s ability to count calories and, as a result, diet foods and drinks may wind up encouraging weight gain rather than weight loss, an expert contends. These sweeteners may also increase the risk of health problems like heart diseaseand diabetes, some evidence suggests. In an opinion piece published July 10 in the journal Trends in…

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You are likely the same as most people today in that you’re conscious of your weight and your health. You may be trying to find a way to reduce or eliminate the sugar in your diet. It is tempting to do what many others do and just replace sugar with artificial sweeteners. However, it is…

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Here’s a short but informative article by Chris Haro found on the Kwik Med site where he talks about artificial  sweeteners and how that they are simply yellow, blue and pink packets of chemicals. There’s a link to the full article at the bottom of this page and I have left in just the natural…

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Some food manufacturers engineer products to contain (from their point of view) the optimal balance of sugar and high fructose corn syrup. Then when you eat them you feel maximum crave and keep eating, drinking and buying more of their products. Its what they call your bliss point!

I think we can lump Coke Zero and eating other artificial sweeteners into one. Rather than go into it at length here I would suggest you head over to aspartamesafety.com and find out why for instance airline pilots have been advised not to consume anything with aspartame in it. My next question is would you…

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Who will win the sweetener wars? At stake are billions of dollars shelled out by weight conscious and health conscious consumers world wide.  Key players in this bitter battle for mega profits are:  stevia [natural, sweet tasting herb] and the chemical sweeteners, aspartame [aka NutraSweet and Equal] and neotame. Is stevia really the forbidden natural…

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