Tag: artificial sweeteners

Aspartame; The “sweet poison” you eat everyday

Aspartame; The “sweet poison” you eat everyday

Aspartame, the secret killer, is crippling people everyday This blog is in response to an article I read that was pointed to out me by a friend. Prior to reading this article, I understood that Aspartame was not healthy for… 0 Shares | | Posted in Food, Food, Health, Health, News
3 surprising alternatives to sugar and artificial sweeteners

3 surprising alternatives to sugar and artificial sweeteners

So, the search for natural and healthier substitutions for white sugar continues. Just remember that this takes time but in the end you will be so much healthier for your efforts! Here are a few more alternatives for you to… 0 Shares | | Posted in Health
A Spoonful of Sugar/Poison Helps the Medicine Go Down

A Spoonful of Sugar/Poison Helps the Medicine Go Down

Sugar. This is a topic I have, admittedly, been avoiding for some time now. You see I am somewhat addicted to white sugar. This sweet stuff is the element that makes my tea worth drinking. Oh I have tried honey,… 0 Shares | | Posted in Food, Health, Nutrition
Your Weekly Food-Like-Product – MIO Energy Drink

Your Weekly Food-Like-Product – MIO Energy Drink

A few ingredients in MIO Energy Drinks (1.) Propylene Glycol Used as an active ingredient in engine coolants and antifreeze; airplane deicers; polyurethane cushions; paints, enamels and varnishes; and in many products as a solvent or surfactant Studies done in… 0 Shares | | Posted in Chemicals, Environment, Fitness, Food, Health, Lifestyle, Nutrition
Your Daily Additives – Acesulfame Potassium

Your Daily Additives – Acesulfame Potassium

Yet again we see another synthetic chemical manufactured with toxic, cancerous components. Among all the controversy and insufficient data surrounding this additive, like many others, it has still been approved by the Food and Drug Administration as G.R.A.S. (Generally Recognized… 0 Shares | | Posted in Chemicals, Food, Health, Nutrition
Consumer watchdog group lowers safety rating of Splenda due to links with leukemia

Consumer watchdog group lowers safety rating of Splenda due to links with leukemia

If you haven’t done so already, it’s time to head into your pantry and clear out all products that contain the artificial sweetener Splenda (otherwise labeled as “sucralose” – read your labels!). Recently, the Center for Science in Public Interest… 0 Shares | | Posted in Food, Food, Health, Health