Topic: aspartame

My Secret Coke Habit

I gave up drinking Diet Coke years ago after watching a piece on CNN about the controversial approval of Aspartame by the FDA and how researchers found a correlation between the use of Aspartame and … more

Waistlines in people, glucose levels in mice hint at sweeteners’ effects: Related studies point to the illusion of the artificial

In the constant battle to lose inches or at least stay the same, we reach for the diet soda. Two studies suggest this might be self-defeating behavior. Epidemiologists report data showing that diet so … more

Diabetes-Friendly Desserts to Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth

Written by Georgie FearFor a long time, doctors and dietitians counseled diabetics to avoid all desserts. After all, desserts are usually sky high in calories, which can lead to unwanted weight gain. … more

Diabetes-Friendly Desserts to Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth

Written by Georgie FearFor a long time, doctors and dietitians counseled diabetics to avoid all desserts. After all, desserts are usually sky high in calories, which can lead to unwanted weight gain. … more

The Rebirth of a Baker

Diabetes, like any chronic disease, can come with constant worry, concern, and even a sense of loss.  You can find yourself mourning for the life you thought you would be leading. In my case, I was … more

You Pick Your Battles

Do I make all the right choices as someone with type 2 diabetes? Um, no.Do I make some of the right choices as someone with type 2 diabetes? I would like to think so.Sometimes with diabetes, however, … more

You Pick Your Battles

Do I make all the right choices as someone with type 2 diabetes? Um, no.Do I make some of the right choices as someone with type 2 diabetes? I would like to think so.Sometimes with diabetes, however, … more

The Truth About Sweeteners

The market contains a plethora of sugar-free products for diabetics: sugar-free puddings, yogurts, desserts, diet sodas, iced-teas, drinks, and more. But are they really “free?”
From Sweet and Lo … more

Diabetes and Diet: Your Questions Answered

Even if you think you’ve got the hang of counting carbs, there are always surprises.  In my own experience, carbohydrates can be frustrating, confusing, and they get the better of me more often … more

Life Can Be Sweet Again, With Zsweet �, All Natural Alternative to Sugar

A new, all natural sugar substitute, containing no potentially harmful ingredients, has launched this week in both the UK and Ireland. Zsweet (www.zsweet.eu), which contains no calories, is aimed a … more

Consumer Group Endorses Study Showing How Diet Drinks Can Trigger Heart Attacks, Stroke and Diabetes

Aspartame Consumer Safety Network confirms results of the latest scientific study showing aspartame in diet soft drinks can trigger serious adverse reactions like: heart attacks, strokes and diabet … more

Sweet as a daisy

Filed under: Type 1, Type 2, Childhood, Adult Onset, Diet, Products Stevia is a member of the daisy family, and Coca Cola teamed with Cargill to bring it onboard as a new sweetener in their family of … more

Aspartame Causes Cancer in Rats at Levels Currently Approved for Humans

Note: I knew this one would come sooner or later. Now that the cat is out of the bag, watch for the possibility of many more conditions linked to aspartame. Parkinson’s may be one.

Statistical … more

EU rules out aspartame cancer risk

The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has ruled that the widely-used artificial sweetener aspartame does not increase the risk of cancer … more

Will New Mexico Legislature Ban Artificial Sweetener Aspartame? Here is the Bill That is Going to Revitalize Consumer Protection in America

Legislative efforts to ban neurotoxic artificial sweetener are about to be materialized in New Mexico; Bills to ban Thimerosal, the Mercury filler in vaccines and to create strong Nutrition Council ar … more

Aspartame Causes Cancer in Rats at Levels Currently Approved for Humans

Note: I knew this one would come sooner or later. Now that the cat is out of the bag, watch for the possibility of many more conditions linked to aspartame. Parkinson’s may be one.

Statistically … more

Aspartame Causes Cancer in Rats at Levels Currently Approved for Humans

Note: I knew this one would come sooner or later. Now that the cat is out of the bag, watch for the possibility of many more conditions linked to aspartame. Parkinson’s may be one.

Statistically … more

The debatable aspartame

Filed under: DietI have had a hunch about aspartame for quite a long time. Personally I get a headache when I consume it, which is why I felt like sharing this information.  The safety of aspar … more

Make-Your-Own Soda

I thought this was a bit funny, so I decided to stick it in the blog. I’m not endorsing the product by the way. It seems there is a company, Soda-Club, that has a machine that allows you to make … more