Tag: artificial sweeteners

Aspartame: The “Good” Sweetness or the “Bad” Sweetness?

Aspartame: The “Good” Sweetness or the “Bad” Sweetness?

It is not surprising to come across artificial food sweeteners on most tabletops these days. The reason? A world driven by heightened health awareness! Artificial sweeteners such as aspartame, saccharin, neotame, and sucralose have long ruled the world of diabetics.… 0 Shares | | Posted in Food, Health, Nutrition
4 Dangerous Effects of Artificial Sweeteners

4 Dangerous Effects of Artificial Sweeteners

The combination of America’s enormous appetite for sweets and its obsession with thinness has led to a flood of artificial sweeteners like aspartame and sucralose that are used throughout the food industry, especially in products that are labeled “light” or… 0 Shares | | Posted in Food, Food, Health, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, News
Top Reasons why Artificial Sweeteners can be Dangerous

Top Reasons why Artificial Sweeteners can be Dangerous

Consumers may notice that when buying a “light” product containing aspartame, there is a label warning those who have phenylketonuria not to consume it. This is because artificial sweeteners are not simple carbohydrates like regular table sugar, but have a… 0 Shares | | Posted in Food, Health, Lifestyle, Personal Care
Top 10 Reasons to Stop Using Splenda Right Now!

Top 10 Reasons to Stop Using Splenda Right Now!

Still using Splenda as your sweetener of choice? It is the most versatile and widely used artificial sweetener. However, as is often the case, popularity of a product does not mean that it is safe. Over the years since Splenda’s… 0 Shares | | Posted in Chemicals, Food, Health, News, Nutrition
5 Artificial Sweeteners that are Really Bad for the Health

5 Artificial Sweeteners that are Really Bad for the Health

The combination of American’s growing problems with weight and its incredible sweet tooth have led in recent decades to a veritable tsunami of artificial sweeteners flooding the market; they are now in a variety of “light” or “low-calorie” foods and… 0 Shares | | Posted in Fitness, Food, Health, Health, Lifestyle, News, Personal Care
Advantame: The “Next Generation” Artificial Sweetener

Advantame: The “Next Generation” Artificial Sweetener

You might think the world doesn’t need a more potent artificial sweetener, but the Ajinomoto Group disagrees. This Japanese company produces most of the world’s MSG and is also the major supplier of aspartame. It acquired its aspartame business from… 0 Shares | | Posted in Food, Food, Health, Health, News, Nutrition
5 Common Food Additives That Are Toxic to Your Brain

5 Common Food Additives That Are Toxic to Your Brain

Eating mostly whole foods as nature intended is the best recipe for a brain-healthy diet. This minimizes consumption of food additives, some of which are bad for your brain. But most of us, even with the best intentions, eat food… 0 Shares | | Posted in Chemicals, Electropollution, Health, Health, Mental Health, Nutrition
Natural Flavors = Hidden Poisons

Natural Flavors = Hidden Poisons

“Advertising is legalized lying.” – H.G. Wells This could not possibly be more true than in today’s food industry. The grocery store has become a virtual mine field of coded words. Packages say one thing, while covering the truth of… 0 Shares | | Posted in Biotechnology, Chemicals, Child Care, Food, Food, GMOs, Health, Health, Lifestyle, Nutrition, Nutritional Medicine, Personal Care, Science & Tech, Weird
Sweeteners:  The Good, the Bad, the Ugly – 5+ Popular Sugars

Sweeteners: The Good, the Bad, the Ugly – 5+ Popular Sugars

Sweeteners are a hot topic, applauded by many and detested by others. Some artificial ones are enjoyed for their supremely sweet taste (the sucralose Splenda, for example, is 600 times sweeter than sugar), yet others avoid the likes of saccharin,… 0 Shares | | Posted in Nutrition
Are artificial sweeteners a health risk? Do they cause weight gain?

Are artificial sweeteners a health risk? Do they cause weight gain?

No more white sugar… CHECK! No more refined sugar of any kind… CHECK! Natural alternatives to refined sugars explored… CHECK! Switch to artificial sweeteners… CHECK NOT CHECKED! I have been turning a blind, closed, and any other kind of avoiding… 0 Shares | | Posted in Weight Loss